Expat Guide


It can incredibly frustrating learning new measures, for cooking or even buying clothes. Many simple tasks that we take for granted become more complicated as you must carefully calculate equivalents.

There are some useful conversion charts in this section and below is a download of a freeware quick conversion tool for metric and other measurements. (It runs without installing so it would probably be usable on a portable USB memory stick too!)


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Clothing Size Conversions

Women's Clothing

Cooking Conversions and Equivalents

Food Ingredient Equivalents
Different names, same thing.

Temperature Conversions

Ovens - Many/most ovens are fan ovens (aka convection) and temperatures are shown in Celsius.

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