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Just who can afford to live in Singapore, except Singaporeans?

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I lived for 10 years in Portugal, where I became rather used to an affordable lifestyle.  We weren’t rich, but we could pay all of our bills (including mortgages on three properties) and go out to diner, shop for new clothes, even travel.

The sacrifice, if there was one to be made, was in not having on hand all of the products and services I had available to me all of my life.  I am American, from the ultimate ‘land of plenty’, if there ever was one.  You only need to walk into a Walmart or Costco to be sure.

The choice not to live in the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon, most likely had an impact on our access to things like Pop Tarts, Marmite (my husband is English), bagels, a wide array of electronics, and fashionable clothing.  But those things weren’t our priority when deciding to move to…

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