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Title CultureShock! Singapore  
ISBN 9789814677110
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Editions
Kelly Jackson-Nash
Specifications 210 x 125mm / 300pp / Paperback
Publication Date Sep-2016
Target Audience Expatriates, visitors, tourists, general interest readers
Price (SGD) SGD 27.50 BUY NOW
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About the Book

CultureShock! Singapore
is essential reading for any foreigner who is going to live and work in the city. It is packed full of practical information as well as interesting trivia on the colourful customs and culture of the people. Learn how to get around the city by public transport and how to assimilate quickly and shop for groceries in the mom-and-pop stores, like the locals. Join in the local celebrations such as Chinese New Year and Deepavali, and find out the best places to savour Singapore food such as laksa and nasi briyani. Packed with a resource guide, glossary, contact numbers, website addresses and useful advice, CultureShock! Singapore has the answers for anyone wanting to fit in and enjoy life in the Little Red Dot.

About the Series

The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.

CultureShock! authors, all of whom have experienced the joys and pitfalls of cultural adaptation, are ideally placed to provide warm and helpful advice to those who seek to integrate seamlessly into diverse cultures.  

Each CultureShock! book contains:
  • insights into local culture and traditions
  • advice on adapting into the local environment
  • linguistic help, and most importantly
  • how to get the most out of your travel experience
About the Author

When not exploring Singapore, studying, or travelling around Southeast Asia, Kelly works as a casual academic marker for another Australian university. Besides blogging about her expat life on, Kelly has also written articles for various websites including ANZA Singapore and the Mamamia Women’s Network.

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