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Singapore’s Millennials Are Escaping Their Parents for a Night With Airbnb

Among the country’s young singles, 97 percent still live at home, which creates big demand for “staycations” away from mom and dad

In Singapore, it’s customary to live with your parents until marriage. The tradition is intended to cultivate strong family values, but it can create a tough environment for singles looking to spend time with their friends or with a new love interest. So many young professionals are booking nightly or weekend escapes at nearby houses on Airbnb.

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