Expat Living Singapore
Things to do: 27 June – 3 July

Head here for some ideas of what to do this weekend and beyond

the effect of britain leaving the eu on the sg dollar
The SGD had its most volatile day since becoming a floating currency in 1985, and further economic turbulences are expected in the upcoming days, weeks, months or even years
Finance
Five tips for international money transfers after Brexit

What does Britain's departure from the EU mean for the SG$?

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Restaurants
Affordable Buffet

All-you-can-eat BBQ plus free-flow champagne and beer! Who says you can't find an affordable buffet ...

botox, Ultherapy, skincare
"It’s all about looking natural, but still looking better and fresher"
Style and Beauty
The Wrinkle Whisperer

Get rid of wrinkles and lines but stay age appropriate with these beauty treatments and tips

ABRSM exam Singapore, music teachers, music lessons
Sitting the ABRSM exam is difficult so the Aureus Academy developed the Perfect Pass Programme
Schools
How to help your child pass the ABRSM exam

The ABRSM (Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music) exam is tough. Learn how to give your child the best chance to pass.

properties in Singapore
The soon-to-be-opened Cluny Park Residences
Living in Singapore
Property Focus: Farrer Road

Property Guru’s Cheryl Marie Tay and Yasmin Beevi explain what you can expect from living in this area.

kids furniture shopping Singapore, Harvey Norman Singapore
A ‘real-life’ racecar collection in shiny red and blue metallic colors to transform the big boys’ bedrooms into racetracks
Decorating Ideas
Bedroom furniture, kids review beds, closets and shelves

Children have their say when it comes to the furniture in their bedroom

Tired of searching for the perfect hairdresser? We've reviewed the best salons for you to get your trim, highlights and treatments. Click here to get your copy delivered straight to your door.

Escape to Yunnan

Sarah Richard discovers an unexpected new favourite getaway: Yunnan Province in China

kids fashion in Singapore
Watermelon dress, $59.95, fedora, $29.95, heart shorts, $24.95, embroidered blouse, $49.95, gold sliders, $49.95, Seed
Kids
Big On Style

Check out our recommendations on how to dress your kids in style

recipes in singapore, peach and thyme tea
Afternoon Tea: Peach and Thyme Tea
Wine and Dine
Recipe Swap: Peach and Thyme Tea and Thai Larb Salad

Dawn Lee and Kanak Muchhal tell us how

Brexit, EU referendum
Finance
The UK has voted for Brexit - so what happens now?

Financial planners St James Place say investors need to consider the bigger issues at stake and not panic with their investments.

homes in Singapore
Maria Carolina and Albert Labastidas sitting outside comfortably with their pet Chihuahua, Lola.
Readers' Homes
Readers Homes: Shelford Showcase

Colourful Eclectic, with Venezuelan graphic designer Carolina Labastidas

Academic 'Summer' Schools: Will they get your child into an overseas university?

Could academic summer programmes help your child get a leg-up when it comes to university admissions? EL takes a closer look

hair removal, hair removal tips, laser hair removal, IPL hair removal, hair removal in Singapore
Flaunt your smooth skin this summer
Hair and Beauty
From IPL to depilation: Your guide to summer hair removal

Tackle unwanted hair with these easy, convenient and painless solutions for hair removal

Botox, slim the jawline without surgery, Botox treatments in Singapore, anti-ageing treatments, IYAC Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Clinic
Get a slim and contoured jawline with Botox
Hair and Beauty
Combine Botox and laser treatments for a younger looking you

Smooth lines, ease wrinkles and even slim your face with these incredible Botox and laser treatments...

holiday camps in singapore
Keys Academy
Play and Learn
Holiday Camps: Can’t Stop Learning (and having fun!)

Even though school ’s out, there’s no reason for kids to stop learning.

feminism in singapore
Michaela Anchan, founder of Woolf Works
Living in Singapore
Space to Grow: Interview with Michaela Anchan, founder of Woolf Works

We talked to Michaela Anchan, the founder of women-only coworking space, Woolf Works...

Ultherapy, facelift, non-surgical facelift, face lift without surgery,Cutis Medical Laser Clinics, younger looking skin, how to look younger
Tighten lax skin and banish wrinkles with this innovative non-surgical facelift
Hair and Beauty
Ultherapy: The new non-surgical facelift everyone’s talking about

Banish wrinkles, tighten sagging skin and look years younger with this new no-knife facelift

Win hair care hamper worth $180 from Kevin Murphy
Competition closes in
Allergies in kids: We're talking asthma and eczema

Is it us or are allergies in children on the rise? Learn more

Tanadewa Villas in Nusa Dua, Bali is one of them!
Travel News
From Bangkok to Bali: Hotel deals for friends, families and couples

We've found three of the best hotel bargains for an easy, and cheap, weekend away

international property investment uk
There are plenty of opportunities in the booming UK property market
Finance
International property investment hot spot – the UK

The UK property market is booming but not in the areas you'd expect. Investors are favouring Manchester over London these days.

great singapore sale, sofas, couches, home decor
Dine in style with this industrial style solid teak dining table
Home decor Shopping
Makeover your home during the Great Singapore Sale

Sick of the sight of your shabby old sofa? Ready to ditch your dining table? Give your home a mini makeover by saving big on stylish homewares and furniture during the GSS.

Spectacular school art exhibition

Check out this ground-breaking project promoting global social and environmental issues

reading classes international schools singapore
OWIS students can often be heard discussing their favourite books and giving recommendations to their friends
Schools
Reading matters: Teaching kids to love words

Developing a passion for reading needs to happen at an early age. It's a passion your child's school...

where to go for a cruise
The four-day Classic Canal Cruise starts at S$2,035 per person, and includes all meals and shore excursions. For more info, go to gotacanal.se. Heidi is the co-creator of a new digital guide to small-ship cruises around the world; visit quirkycruise.com to read more.
Travel
Life in Sweden's Slow Lane: Aboard a classic canal cruise

Aboard the world’s oldest registered passenger ship, Heidi Sarna and her family enjoy a cosy North E...

neighbourhoods in singapore, housing in singapore, housing at pasir ris
A peaceful balcony along Pasir Ris
Living in Singapore
Street Talk: Pasir Ris

Rob White shares his tips on living in his neighbourhood

Do I need a will? Estate planning questions answered

Probate, will alternatives and other financial tips

men's haircuts, men's hair salons in Singapore, men's hair colour, men's hairstyle
Great hair is just a phone call away
Men
Making the cut: Five barbershops creating trendy hairstyles for men

From the latest styles to classic haircuts, straight razor shaves to eyebrow grooming, these barbers...

Tess Bar & Grill: Zac Lee
Wine and Dine
Negronis: Bumper Bar Listing

Here's a list of Singapore's bars celebrating Negroni Week

Sketch Aquarium is a favourite among children of all ages
Art and Culture
The digital exhibition to keep you entertained these school holidays

ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands has always been high up on our list of things to do in Singapo...

good essential oils to buy in singapore
5 Fabulous Essential Oils
Style and Beauty
Now Smell This: 5 Fabulous Essential Oils

Here are five oils that will have you looking and feeling sooo good!

where to buy property in Singapore
The Oceanfront @ Sentosa Cove
Property
Property investment: Opportunities to get on the overseas property ladder

Singapore, London or Lombok? Plenty to choose from in this property investment round-up

zika
The infamous Ades mosquito
Health
Zika: protect your kids and your pregnancy

How can I protect myself and my kids against Zika? Find out

This tropical paradise is less than a two-hour flight away from Singapore
Asia Travel
Pamper yourself on a Koh Samui beach resort with this amazing deal

A luxe holiday on a sun drenched tropical beach doesn't have to cost the world

What will be your child's summer school discovery?
Kids Things to Do
Summer holiday camp alert! Four weeks of exciting activities for your child

The EL team are already looking ahead to the latest, greatest summer schools in Singapore

Mini Guide: International Schools

Families share their experiences at International Schools in Singapore

Home decoration: Where to go for customised furniture

Make the most of your space, with furniture made-to-measure

home decor shops in singapore
Samia collects the balls you see dotted around her home, and estimates she has about 250. “My staff used to call me the lady boss with the balls!” The sofas in the living room came from New York.
Homes
Chef’s Corner: Samia Ahad's New Home in Newton

Samia Ahad welcomes us into her new home in Newton

Counselling services at international schools: what provision do schools offer?

Yes, children have troubles too, and in this fast-paced and technological world, they are on the increase.

Sunday Brunch, Conrad Centennial Singapore
Live cooking in action
Restaurants
Sunday brunch buffet with free-flow, London duck and seafood

The best Sundays are the ones spent with food!

vaginal laxity, how tighten your vagina, vaginal laxity after childbirth, laxity,
Rekindle the passion
Hair and Beauty
This simple step could improve your sex life

Don't let body issues get in the way of a fulfilling sex life

Photography in Singapore
A difficult shot taken in low light, and the performers only circled the stage twice. However, the difficulty of the shot pales in comparison to that of the performance. – Glenn Elvy
Living in Singapore
Expat Living Photo Competition 2016: All the Winners!

Come check out some fabulous winning entries from Expat Living Photo Competition 2016

where to eat in Singapore
For scrumptious European carvery cuisine...
Restaurants
The top 15 Restaurants in East Coast

Are you looking for a new place to go and eat some delicious food? Try out one of these restaurants ...

investment, investing in handbags
Handbags - worth their weight in gold?
Finance
Investments: Are handbags better than gold?

Are handbags, specifically Hermès Birkin bags, a wise long-term investment?

Looking for a preschool in Bukit Timah or East Coast?

We get the lowdown on a preschool on Fourth Avenue, and coming soon to Still Road South

where to buy consoles in singapore
Lucas console in reclaimed teak by Sika Design, Dreamweave Concepts
Home decor Shopping
Buyers' Guide: Sideboards, benches and consoles

Beautiful benches, stunning sideboards, and where to buy them in Singapore

coding courses singapore, study coding
Yu Jian Kong, three time Hackathon winner and head teacher at Early Coders Academy
Tweens and Teens
Computers and kids: Coding courses for teenagers

It really isn’t as boring as you may think, and can set up your kids for a career in technology

toy storage ideas, kids bedroom furniture
A seat and a place to hide toys!
Decorating Ideas
Five simple and fun toy storage solutions

Your kid's room is always on the verge of becoming a disaster area. Try these storage ideas to keep ...

braces, orthodontist
Dr Jason Su gives us the braces basics
Dental
Braces: Everything you need to know about straightening your teeth

We speak to expert orthodontist, Dr Jason Su, about braces and how they fix crooked teeth and bad bites

mandarin school, leanring chinese, language lessons
Qualified and passionate teachers bring a joy of learning into the classrooms at Little Mandarins
Kids Things to Do
Teaching kids Mandarin through super fun summer camps

The trick to helping our kids learn Mandarin? Making it fun of course.

wrap dress singapore, Couturière
The wrap dress takes centre stage at a New York fashion show
Fashion
Five ways to make the classic wrap dress work for you

Want to look fabulous in your wrap dress? Follow these tips to look great.

Singapore salons, facials in Singapore, anti-ageing facials, facial treatments, anti-ageing facials
The So Haute Package leaves skin feeling relaxed, soft and absolutely hydrated
Hair and Beauty
We reviewed these facial treatments and here’s what we found

Hint: Radiant, glowing skin is just a phone call away