Expat Living Singapore
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Christmas gift guide! Fabulous shopping ideas for her

Indulge the ladies in your life with these precious beauties from Singapore's stores

Street Talk: Your guide to living in Pasir Panjang on the West Coast

Get in here for the inside scoop on being an expat resident in this quiet, friendly spot

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Art and Culture
Expat Living Photo Competition: How to enter, plus all the prizes

Calling all shutterbugs! The annual Expat Living Photo Competition is back for the sixth time

Daisy Dream by Marc Jacobs, from $88 Blackberry, grapefruit, pear, jasmine, lychee and blue wisteria
Hair and Beauty
Perfume shopping! This season's scent sensations

From delicate floral to deep woody notes, catch a whiff of the latest fragrances in the stores

Skate, blade and BMX down steep ramps at these spots (photo: Raihan Muhaimin, Flickr Commons)
Top skate parks for teens (and adrenaline junkies!)

Skating and BMX biking is still the rage among youngun's - here are the best spots around town to pr...

Our fabulously festive short break at Cameron Highlands Resort

After a Christmas trip? It doesn't get more rustic and twinkly than this grand hotel in Malaysia

Why wouldn't you dress your boat up and join this parade? Just look at the pretty lights!
ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade: A dazzling party at sea!

Anyone can sign up for this incredible flotilla of jazzy lights and sparkly decorations on Sentosa

A pre-existing condition can make health insurance tricky
Living Here
Finding health insurance with a pre-existing condition in SG

How do you get affordable medical coverage if you have a recurring injury or illness? Step inside!

Christmas party outfits! Shopping for frocks, heels and accessories

Prepare for the festive season with this huge shopping spesh, crammed with 72 fashion goodies

Havana, Cuba
Everywhere Else
Latin America: The best areas for history, culture and nature

From the temples of Machu Picchu to the exotic Amazon Rainforest, here are top spots to visit

On stage in December: Concerts, festivals, stand-up comedy and more

Hop inside for oh-so-festive shows, singing festivals, J-pop mania, dance jamborees and more

Gifts, party essentials and festive workshops at Chillax Market

From funky accessories to unique home decor, this hot shopping spot has heaps of gift options

These Christmas trees are just dying for you to hang fairylights on them (literally)
Living Here
Christmas trees galore! Where to snap up live and fake ones

Your guide to shops and garden centres selling oh-so-festive Xmas trees for your home

Clifford Brasserie at The Fullerton Bay Hotel
French grub in Singers: Four gorgeous restaurants to try

The EL team reviews fabulous French dining spots across the island (it's a tough job, oui?)

Taking part in the Bintan Triathlon: All you need to know

One woman's trials and tribulations at this huge sporting event, just across the water

Just some of the nifty finds at DREAM Christmas Market
DREAM Christmas Market: Cool furniture and edgy goodies for less

Shop for artisanal bites, designer furnishing and quirky crafts at this pop-up fair in December

LIV giveaway: Win a bottle of Fragrance du Bois worth $230
Competition closes in
Urban tranquility: Tour this huge ground floor apartment on Nassim Road

American expat (of 32 years!) Sue mixes tranquillity with city style at her leafy condo

This month's Parting Shot comes from a thoughtful place
Living Here
Musings of an Expat Creature: Have these thoughts crossed your mind too?

Reader Geeta on the price of wine, Singlish, international school and more

This picture is the definition of 'zen'
Health retreat: Our wonderful wellness workshop in Phuket

Verne Maree reviews a new wellness retreat workshop at the JW Marriot Phuket Resort & Spa

Every epic new year's countdown needs a huge blast of fireworks
Your guide to a rockin' New Year's Eve in Singapore

See in 2015 with music, fireworks and good vibes at these bashes across the island

Pan Pacific Orchard: Festive goodies
Crimbo catering! Put your feet up with a festive takeaway this December

Save yourself the stress of hosting Christmas lunch at home by ordering a pre-cooked feast

Let your feet do the talking with these bold red shoes by Melissa
Shopping on a budget (yes, it does exist!) – fashion finds under $200

Trying to cut back on spending? Shop smart with this crop of stylish yet affordable looks

On the Wall: Top exhibitions hitting Singers next month

Singapore's art scene in December, from the early Mona Lisa to 700 years of Singapore's history

Review: FOC on Hong Kong Street, Clarke Quay

For masterfully made yet affordable cocktails and Asian-inspired tapas, hit this new bar

How to get divorced in Singapore
How to get divorced in Singapore
Living Here
How to get divorced in Singapore, according to the law

Your guide to process, plus new legislation, according to solicitor Gloria Civetta

Fash-wan update: New stores, exciting collections and street style

From hot trends in the street to lust-worthy new lines, get the latest from Singapore's style scene

Khaki galore: H&M
Shop the look: Denim, khaki, fringe and animal print

If denim jeans is part of your style uniform or you love a fruity fringe, jump inside...

Like the other rooms, the master bedroom is full of light, colour and statement art
Readers' Homes
Arcadian Dream: Tour this exquisite apartment and home office

American expat Jennifer Evans runs her business from her art-filled Bukit Timah apartment

Hotel Fort Canning: American-style deep fried turkey
The all-important Christmas brunch: Guide to festive spreads

Don't fancy cooking Christmas lunch? Get your pals along to a bubbly buffet instead

Hair and Beauty
Party-ready hair! EL reviews blow dry bars across the island

Want to add that 'wow factor' to your festive party look? Opt for a beautiful blowout

Skiing in Switzerland: Conquering the Alps at Verbier

Jennifer Burgess visits the Four Valleys' main ski resort for adventures on and off the snowy slopes

Protect those fur kids of yours!
Living Here
Pet insurance in Singapore: All you need to know, with Happy Tails

Discover whether your animal is eligible for insurance on the Red Dot, plus how much it will cost

Foodie news! New restaurants, celeb chefs, brunches and more

Whet your appetite with the hottest news and events in Singapore's dining scene this month

Be on tour way to a glowing complexion like Jennifer Lopez
Hair and Beauty
Bronzing tips: Top buys, plus how to get that superstar glow

Seven steps towards that radiant look without sun bathing (plus our fave products)

The Bombdiggitybag
Review: The Boiler at Novelty Bizcentre on Howard Road

Tucking into a juicy bag of seafood is good fun at this Cajun-style joint near Upper Paya Lebar

Houses in Toh Tuck Road, Upper Bukit Timah
Living Here
Where to live in Singapore: HUGE guide to popular expat 'hoods

All you need to know about popular districts, plus tips from the EL team on their own areas

St Andrew's Cathedral
Family Fun
Fa la la! Guide to Christmas carols across SG (most are free!)

Even Scrooges will get a fuzzy feeling when these carollers start belting out 'Away in a Manger'

Cancale promenade is a popular haven for foodies
Eating our way across Brittany: Edible finds in the quaint province

Verne explores the northwest region for fresh seafood, artisanal ingredients and more

Christmas decor and gifts aplenty at The Fair at Pan Pacific Orchard
Christmas markets! Your handy guide to festive fairs and bazaars

Get your Christmas shopping done early at these stylish markets and fairs

Shopping for foundation: EL nominates the best bases in town

From powder compacts to mousses, we share our favourite finds for fantastic looking skin

Mycoplasma's symptoms might match the flu, but the illness can drag for weeks
Mycoplasma: All you need to know about walking pneumonia

How to prevent catching and spreading mycoplasma, plus what it feels like to suffer from it

Booking a bash? EL's huge guide to awesome party venues

Planning a Christmas do, birthday event or baby shower? Our round-up to event spaces for adults

Good old Santa is legging it around town to meet everyone
How to find Santa in Singapore! Fab festive grottos for kids

Take the little ones along to sit on Father Christmas's knee in the run up to December 25th

The shuttle speedboat
A new way to see Bangkok: Better hotels, activities and grub

Our guide to a different side of Thailand's capital - from free speedboat 'taxis' to local spots

It's hard not to judge a macaron by its pretty colour...
Where to sniff out feather-light French macarons

Can't get enough of the colourful desserts? We hunt for the island's top stores

spray tan singapore
Brown up real nice with our recommended tanning pros
Living Here
Feeling a tad pale? Hook up with one of Singapore's top spray tanners

Want that lovely, golden glow, but don’t fancy baking your skin in the sun? Jump in for our guide...

Peter Pan on Sentosa will be a sparkly spectacular
Family Fun
Christmas shows! Festive pantos, musicals and concerts

Start planning your holiday season with our guide to merry productions in Singers

Double sideboard, Ethnicraft
Storage spesh: Hide that clutter with 41 gorgeous furniture ideas

Looking to hide your knick knacks and tit bits? Check out these snazzy storage solutions

Street Talk: What's it like living on Leonie Hill in River Valley?

Expat Natalie offers up all you need to know about this popular 'hood near Orchard Road

Join in a traditional Midnight Mass service
Midnight Mass: See in December 25 with EL's guide to services

Find out which Catholic and Anglican churches will be holding Midnight Mass services this Christmas