Showing posts with label Canadian Blogger. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Canadian Blogger. Show all posts

January 12, 2010

Canada vs Singapore | Quality of Life Comparison

So you want to live and work in Canada but is also considering to live and work in Singapore? Or maybe you are now working on your PR status in Singapore and is thinking if Canada is a better option?

This may help you decide.

Here's an interesting analysis from a Singaporean who is now living in Vancouver.

I still think Singapore is not as worth it compared to Canada, especially after considering the differences that cannot be priced – better quality of life, greenery, fresher air, lower stress, culture, pace of life… etc. After all, while some costs in Canada are higher (i.e. food and shopping needs, professional services), big ticket items are either comparable or cost lower than in Singapore.

Read the full article here. His reasons for leaving Singapore here.

December 28, 2009

Vancouver: A local's perspective

I stumbled upon this blog, Vancouver: A local's perspective, while blog hopping. If you are planning to visit or live and work in Vancouver, you will get useful information there.

Vancouver: A local's perspective

After all, there is no better way to get information about Vancouver than from a local.

Robyn Hanson, the blog author, was born and raised in Vancouver. She worked in the local tourism industry and studied Geography and Art History at University of British Columbia.

Her tag clouds will give you an idea what she's blogging about:

2010 Olympics, accommodation, activities for a rainy day, afternoon outings, art, autumn, beaches, books, charity, Chinatown, Christmas, dance, Davie Street, dining, downtown, English Bay, False Creek, filmed in Vancouver, fog, food, free activities, gardens, Gastown, geography, history, holidays, kid friendly activities,money, monuments mountains, museums, music, nature, neighborhoods New Year's Eve, nightlife, parks, photos, rain, restaurants, Richmond, Robson Street, seawall, shopping, shopping districts, snow, special events, sports, spring, Stanley Park, summer, transportation, UBC, vegetarian, restaurants, Victoria, videos, weather, whale watching, Whistler, wildlife, winter activities, winter, climate, Yaletown

Visit Vancouver: A Local's Perspective at