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The El Niño effect this year is forecast to be the strongest on record, so the haze is here to stay – possibly until November.
Living in Singapore
The haze and our health: how bad is it and what can we do?

Take these 5 steps to ensure you're protected from the effects of The Haze

Traditional British sweets, crisps and snacks for kid’s party bags in Singapore

Halloween in Singapore: get your trick or treat goodies online! TUCK in!

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October's edition covers Mekong river cruise, fun trips for preschoolers and Middle Eastern cuisine. Grab your copy today!

The best way to volunteer in Singapore is to find a charity organization like First Hand to help support children in Cambodia through fundraising and volunteering opportunities
First Hand president Miriam uses her marketing, organisational and business skills to raise funds to support children in Cambodia
Living Here
Volunteering in Singapore: These 7 inspirational expats are making a change in society through charities and volunteer work

Charities in Singapore are always on the lookout for philanthropic volunteers

Entrepreneur business guide to incorporating a Company in Singapore as a Foreigner

Learning how to set up and start a business in Singapore is made easier with these tips

Cooking class in Singapore, YouTube cooking series, culinary schools
This happy chap whips your culinary masterchef skills into shape!
YouTube premiere: Virtual cookbook series Chris' Takeaway- Episode 1

Expat Living and 1-Altitude partner for awesome, new culinary recipe series with Chef Chris Millar

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Go back to basics with Grana's lines of fashionable staples
Fashion in Singapore: What's on our lust list this September 2015?

From a new e-tailer to store openings and a free online service that lets you reserve designer handb...

Flick through our shopping gallery for stylish home office ideas
Buying guide for home office furnishings: 49 ways to dress your space

Working from home? See the coolest home office furniture and accessories on the island, including de...

What's on in Singapore this week and beyond: 28 Sept - 3 Oct

Don't miss out on events this week or even next month. Plan ahead and get booking!

Boarding schools in the UK: Meet with the Millfield team in SG

Learn how to earn a coveted spot at this renowned British boarding school!

The latest homewares store in Singapore!
Designer teak and luxury home accessories: New lifestyle store at Pasarbella in Turf City

Dropping Junior for sport at Turf City and have an hour to burn? Spend your time nosing around minim...

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You'll find well-known favourites Ribbons and Mist, and soon-to-be-favourites too
Things to do
Shopping in Singapore: Your go-to destination for independent lifestyle, home, kids and fashion labels

We've got the scoop on Chillax Market, Singapore's gift-inspiring, all-under-one-roof, shopping have...

Pig out at Tamarind Hill this Oktoberfest!
Oktoberfest in Singapore: Free-flow beer and a special set menu at this top Thai restaurant

Back by popular demand, Tamarind Hill will once again play host to 'Aporkalypse' this October at its...

Hair Care in Singapore: Where to go for Balayage

EL heads to Kimage in search of sun kissed natural colour

What's on in Singapore this week and beyond: 28 Sept - 3 Oct

Don't miss out on events this week or even next month. Plan ahead and get booking!

Sneak peek! Brand spanking new food videos coming your way!!!

New virtual cookbook series "Chris' Takeaway" LAUNCHES THIS THURSDAY

Tried and tested: Painless permanent hair removal at EstheClinic on Tras Street

Want a more painless way to remove body hair, instead of constantly shaving or waxing? Try IPL

EL Giveaway: Santa Alicia X Ben Mart Wine Tasting
Competition closes in
best anti ageing beauty treatment in Singapore: SWUK Aesthetics, alternative to dermal fillers and Botox
CACI's powerful microcurrent waves retrain your muscles, springing them back to life!
Hair and Beauty
Alternatives to Botox and facelifts in Singapore: How I found the fountain of youth at SWUK Aesthetics

We review the CACI Ultimate Non Surgical Facelift treatment

Be inspired by Jenny's decorating style
Readers' Homes
Black-and-white bungalow living: Peek inside this Bukit Timah home

Take a tour around the beautifully styled house on Eng Neo Avenue, styled by Bode owner Jenny Lewis

International schools in Singapore: Who's got the latest, greatest Early Years Centre in town?

Learn which school is unveiling its new centre with an enhanced curriculum for 2-to-5-year-olds!

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Bars and Clubs
Bar review in Singapore: TAP at Capitol Piazza on Stamford Road

Looking for a good mug of ale? Here's where to go

Singapore Haze: Fun guide to staying healthy and outlasting the smoke
The Singapore haze: Fun guide to staying healthy and outlasting the smoke

From what to put over your head to how effective it really is, we look into the Singapore haze

Support local fashion: See Singapore's hottest designers

Millinery, handcrafted jewellery, fashion and handbags - we round up our favourite local designers

Escape the haze in Singapore: Travel deals in Hong Kong make an easy getaway from the smog

Just in time for the mid-autumn festival, take advantage of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong's special offer

Add some high culture to your arts calendar this October
Get a sneak preview of the stellar line-up planned for da:ns festival 2015!

Celebrate all things dance from 9 to 18 October 2015 at Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

Online grocery shopping in Singapore: Top websites to hit

Too lazy to leave the comfort of your couch for the supermarket? Let your fingers do the shopping at...

PacMe is owned and operated by Americans living in Singapore and the USA, so they're well up on the red tape on both sides of the ocean!
Living Here
Stop paying Singapore prices for gifts! How to slash your costs when you shop online in the US

Stock up on your presents from the US with PacMe's brilliant delivery service

Melbourne Cup Charity Luncheon Singapore: Buy tickets and get styling tips for race day

Tickets on sale from Tuesday 15th September at Shopping at Tiffany's

Sign up for a Citi PremierMiles Visa Card for the smart way to see Tokyo!
Tokyo getaway: A mini guide to exploring Japan's capital

Thinking of a trip to Tokyo? Book your stay at Agoda

Winging it all the way home
How to survive long-haul flights in Economy class with kids

Blogger Jennifer of TheRockMom.com on feeling trapped in the "existential purgatory" of flights

A mini guide to avoiding legal indiscretions!
Living Here
Legal issues: Four common transgressions that see expats getting into trouble with the law in Singapore

Our legal experts explain seemingly petty actions that can escalate into real headaches

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 on balancing marriage and work life

The health and beauty businesswoman talks about her career and personal life

Verne Maree gets the hair of her dreams!
Hair and Beauty
Before and after: See EL Executive Editor's professional hair makeover

Verne Maree heads to Hairdreams just off Orchard Road in search of thicker, healthier-looking locks

Style update: Reader makeover result and fab fashion trends from Willow & Huxley

Fashionista Susie Wallace makes over new mum Laura, sharing her pro style advice and fashion tips

Location, location, location!
Living Here
New family-friendly mall on Orchard Road: Don't miss the grand opening of Singapore's latest shopping destination!

Head down to Claymore Connect's opening weekend on 10 and 11 October 2015 for freebies and some fun

Macau's Grand Coloane Resort gets the thumbs up from these two
Family-friendly short trips from Singapore: A casino-free Macau holiday with children is just a short ferry ride from Hong Kong

Hong Kong editor Brooke takes a respite at this relaxing resort that caters to families with kids

Healthy skin products: Your questions answered on organic beauty and natural skincare

In the market for a new beauty product? Know the difference between green, natural and organic

Rugby World Cup 2015 – Update #1 from our mens' site

EX joins the ruck at RWC 2015 and brings you all the latest news

Advice and etiquette, the business of being polite
Manners in Mind chief Kristen Graff
Things to do
Etiquette and manners: How to handle extra guests at dinner parties

Your sticky social questions sorted with Kristen Graff, founder of Manners in Mind

Saddle up for a fresh way to see LA
Everywhere Else
Cycling in Los Angeles: How this family explored America's second largest city on two wheels

Find out how Philippa Barr and family covered 55km of LA in a day on a Bikes & Hikes cycle tour

Furniture shopping that won't take up your whole weekend? Here's where...

Visit FurnitureSG, Singapore's largest online store, to buy great-quality furnishings at one go

Slimming and weight-loss surgery: When to consider surgery over diets and exercise

Verne Maree chats to Dr Ganesh Ramalingam about weight management and fat loss procedures

Stylish shophouse alert!
Readers' Homes
Upper East Coast Road shophouse: Take a tour around this historical home with a modern interior

This two-storey, four-bedroom abode in Siglap may just top our dream homes' list

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Living in Singapore
Sexy sports cars: Five awesome features of the new Ferrari 488 GTB

The new speed demon by the Italian car manufacturer leaves its predecessors eating dust

One million dollar prize: Nominate outstanding teachers for the Global Teacher Prize by October 10th!

We all know a great teacher. Here's your chance to have them recognized for their talents

Ready, reborn, resentful or resigned - which type of dual-career spouse are you?
Living Here
Dual-career spouses: Singapore's double-income expats are on the rise

Yvonne McNulty from Expat Research takes an honest look at life for couples earning two salaries

Leah & Annie of Stones That Rock
Travel and tourism
Travelling to India: Tips on visiting Jaipur's markets, craftsmen, and more

This female duo tells us more about their recent trip to Rajasthan's "Pink City"

Specialist kids' programs: We learn why PE and fitness are so important to a child's well-being

Find out about the importance of building physical and emotional health through exercise programs

There are now over 100 hawker centres on the island
Wine and Dine
Want to know the history of your local hawker centre? The rise of Singapore's iconic kitchens uncovered

We delve into the history of these famous eating places

Things to do in Singapore: 25 activities to do with guests

Having family or friends over to visit and unsure of where to bring them? Dig in for our top picks