Expat Living Singapore
"Another Country" plays in Singapore until 11 January 2015
Art and Culture
Interview: Ivan Heng and Jo Kukathas share insights on directing "Another Country"

The two directors touch on the unique relationship between neighbours Singapore and Malaysia

Are expat packages available to cover the cost of living in Singapore?
Expat packages and expatriate salaries in Singapore: A thing of the past?

Times are changing for expat salaries and renumeration in Asia as company finances tighten

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Shopping on a budget in Singapore: 11 health and beauty bargains

Makeup artist and beauty guru Kelly Bilimoria shares her bargain beauty buys

Restaurant review: NOX Dine in the Dark gives blind taste test a new meaning

Shamus Sillar manages to keep relatively clean while dining in the dark at NOX Dine in the Dark

Romantic getaways: Exotic holiday spots in Asia and around the world

From chill weekend getaways to exotic wedding venues, here's where to go for that romantic holiday

A common cold can lead to MERS if not properly treated.
Health and fitness
Health guide: What is MERS and how to avoid the deadly disease in Singapore

Learn more about the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, a recent killer disease hitting Asia

Running in Singapore: How to avoid injuries

The next time you train or go jogging, remember these tips to avoid injuring yourself

Embrace Singapore's Mobile Family Day for SG50!
Five things to do in Singapore this week: 26 June – 2 July 2015

From plants to wrestling and stuff in between, welcome to your week!

Colonial paradise: Tour this black-and-white home in Alexandra Park

British expat Eira Day makes good use of the historic bungalow's indoor and outdoor spaces

Kids' dentists in SG: When should your child see a dentist for the first time?

We chat with Dr Serena of Q & M Dental on their newly launched paediatric dentistry department

Choosing wine to pair with prawns, oysters, lobsters and other shellfish

Stuck on choosing the best wines for dinner? Look like a pro with these six options for shellfish

Kadambari pendant, $165, kadambarijewels.com
Fashion under $200: This month's style steals on a budget

Our wishlist for stylish clothes and accessories just fell within our budget with these picks

Sylvia set up Cutis Medical Laser Clinics with her husband in 2009 with the hopes of making a difference in people's lives
LIV Loves
Interview: Sylvia Ramirez talks about balancing her marriage and work life

The Filipino-expat-turned-Singaporean talks about her marriage, and her health and beauty clinic

Exploring Europe: Eight great sailing ideas

Planning a trip to Europe? Join a sailing expedition to see the whole continent

Reggio Emilia education for preschools the best curriculum for kids
Little green thumbs are where it's at for Odyssey's orchard and herb garden
Pre-schools in Singapore: The Reggio Emilia approach

The preferred pre-schools in Singapore adopt a child-centered philosophy to education

The console, sofa and sideboard in the dining area are from Originals. The oak coffee table came with Paul and Grace from the UK, as did the large champagne cork stool
Living in Singapore: Tour this newly furnished River Valley condominium

Irish expat Paul and Singaporean wife Grace settle into their new home off River Valley Road

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Online shopping in Singapore: The Outnet.com unveils snazzy summer edit

Fashionable bikinis, maxi dresses, flowy frocks and summer stunners for exotic locales

Things to do in Singapore: Girl's night IN activities

Want some indoor fun with your best girlfriends? Here are tips on what you can do at home

Counselling children: Animal-assisted therapy in Singapore

Dogs can be a big help during kids' therapy sessions. Find out how

Exploring Hoi An in Vietnam: Travel tips on what to do and where to go

From lazy boat rides downriver to haggling at local markets, find out what's in store for you

Public golf courses in Asia: The Fuji Course in Japan tops lists

Hal Phillips golfs in the shadow of Mt Fuji at this south of Tokyo golf club

Decorating your home: Black-and-white furniture to jazz up your space

Here are some of the hottest monochromatic dining, living and office furniture out there

And A. Salon may be the most affordable hair salon on Orchard Road
Here's where the magic happens...
Hair and Beauty
Affordable hair stylists and nail salons near Orchard

Who says finding a solution to quality hair and nail care has to be expensive?

On the screen: Movies and TV shows to watch in June 2015

Here's our pick of film and television programmes to watch in June

Rock star villas and rock climbing pilgrimages for guys' trips

Bored? Get stuck in these travel ideas for men and take a well-needed break

Plenty to play with at West Coast Park
Things to Do
10 cool (and free!) kids' activities during school holidays

Doing exciting activities with the kids in Singapore doesn’t have to be expensive. Here's our guide ...

Dining in Singapore: Four hip eateries to go to for a girls' night out

The next time you organise a gathering with your BFFs, try out one (or all) of these eating places

Recipe swap: Breakfast lettuce tacos and aloo gobi

Put on your chef's hat and experiment with these fail-safe recipes from EL readers

A gorgeous view of Punggol's Riverine Loop!
Things to do
Things to do in Singapore: Seven family-friendly nature spots

Want some fun in the sun with the kids? Head down to these seven green spaces across the island

School guide: Our list of preschools and kindergartens in SG

Your go-to guide about early education in Singapore, with tips and advice from 33 parents

1. Wilfa Precision Brewer by Papa Palheta
Things to do
Father's Day 2015: Gifts and ideas for dad this year

For the man who has everything, well, except for these!

World Book Day: 10 quotable quotes on the joy of reading

In honour of World Book Day, Madanmohan Rao collects quotes on the joy of reading

Budget shopping in Singapore: Stylish buys under S$200

Here are nine pocket-friendly fashion and beauty products for your retail therapy fix

Travel from Singapore: 2015 summer holidays in Europe

Tour operator Lightfoot Travel recommends some European holiday destinations

Tanjong Pagar's awesome eateries and bars on Tras Street

If you're on the lookout for new and hip joints to wine and dine in, head down to Tras Street

Money issues: Seeking the help of a financial planner

Two readers reveal their experiences with trusted financial advisors in Singapore

Family dining review: Kid-friendly brunches and lunches in Singapore

Want ideas on kid-friendly dining spots? Read on for our review

Taking the Bintan ferry is half the fun!
Beach holiday in Bintan: Take the ferry for a family weekend

Looking for things to do this weekend? Check out our fabulous stay at this Bintan beach resort

Rebecca chose to stay at Somerset Terrace, Richmond
Australia and New Zealand
Travel tips for Australia: 10 things not to do in Melbourne

Rebecca Bisset gives her advice on how to plan an easy trip to Melbourne

Singapore Fashion Week 2015: LIV's fashion highlights, Part Two

The LIV team rounds-up its favourite catwalk collections featured at Singapore Fashion Week 2015

Craft beer: We review Amber Nectar beer bar at Robertson Quay

Looking for a microbrew in Singapore? Anthia Chng taste tests Amber Nectar at Robertson Walk

activities for kids, toys for children
English Rose canvas teepee, $195, Ni-night, 7 Joo Chiat Place, ni-night.com
Shopping for toys and gear: Outdoor equipment for children

Your kids need things to do outdoors. So equip them with this awesome stuff.

©2006 Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
Art and Culture
Exhibitions in SG: What's happening in the local arts scene this June 2015

From deep sea adventures to book illustrations, we highlight some fascinating art exhibitions

Fashion: Carefree vibes and cool clothes for warm weather

Looking for some casual, tropical wear to jazz up your dressing style? Read on for our summer picks

Interview: Constance Hohmann on her antique furniture business

The German expat talks about what it's like to take over furniture company Fairprice Antique

Where style is concerned, Anna is very diverse, combining abstract and surreal with elements of naïve art
Art and Culture
Interview: Anna Berezovskaya on her solo art exhibition in Singapore

The Russian artist talks about her latest exhibition, "Edge of the World", at REDSEA Gallery

Summer sandals for beach escapes or exploring the city

Step to it! We round up nine stylish sandals available in Singapore

Hot properties: Apartments and houses to rent in June 2015

Your market update, plus our pick of cool properties available across the island

First Hand hosts Fashion Heroes luncheon and parade

Volunteering in Singapore got stylish at this charity event to benefit children in Cambodia

Gorgeous Lankawi
Langkawi itinerary: Experts' tips for this Malaysian getaway

Pros from Four Seasons Langkawi share essential advice for a beach weekend getaway in Malaysia

Helping Nepal: Eight international organisations offering support

From Facebook to Unicef, these international organisations can help you help the quake victims

Our guide to cool bars and spots for drinks around Marina Bay

Looking for good watering holes in or around Marina Bay in Singapore? Here’s our bar guide

Holistic health in Singapore: Detox programmes, yoga and more

Curious about holistic health treatments? Find out more from Lisa McConnell of Balanced Living

Celebrating SG50: Our guide to jubilee festivities

Singapore's brimming with fun events for its 50th birthday! Read on for exhibits, carnivals and more

Snag a bargain at the Great Singapore Sale

The Great Singapore Sale is back! Check in here for four places to get discounts at

The "Day" version of "Celebrating the Enchanted Island of Singapore" features the Singapore flag being flown across the clear blue sky by military helicopters
Art and Culture
Interview: NY artist Charles Fazzino's 3D pop art for SG50

The Master of 3D pop art shares insights on his first solo exhibition in Singapore