Expat Living Singapore
The bungalow spills out into the lawn in a delightful manner
All about the garden: Tour this gorgeous bungalow for styling tips

Home, garden and floral stylist Karin has designed this gorgeous 'cocoon' for herself in Bishan

Utterly unique short breaks – from tree houses to private islands

Here are five brilliant (and affordable!) trips you'll never forget across Bali, Thailand and more

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On the Wall: Art exhibitions and events in August

Our highlights from Singapore’s art scene this month - from watercolours to photography

Honky Tonk Burger
Restaurant Review: Three Buns at Potato Head Folk

Another awesome dining spot has popped up in the trendy Keong Saik 'hood

From basic to barista: The latest snazzy coffee machines

A roundup of the brilliant coffee machines on the market (that look pretty in your kitchen)

The “girls” hanging in the kids’ pool after breakfast
Villa short break! The EL girls enjoy a weekend in Batam

The gorgeous Montigo Resorts Nongsa is perfectly located for quick trips across the water

The fireworks at last year's National Day party in Marina Bay
Guide to National Day: All the activities, parties, dinners and more

Ideas galore around where to go and what to do during the Marina Bay celebrations on August 9

Handy guide to Singapore International Festival of Arts 2014

Our round-up of brilliant shows being featured across the island's venues for SIFA

On Stage
What's on stage in Singers this August?

From equestrian ballet to sexy theatre, heaps of unique productions are heading to town

Learn how to make this Rosetta
Latte Art: Your step-by-step guide to the coffee trend

Aslam Yusoff on how to whip up a few snazzy designs (he even claims it's easy)

Strolling across a stream on the way to the summit
Hiking in Central Sri Lanka: Our mountain expedition near Kandy

Shamus Sillar hikes past temples, villages and (gulp) leopards on his way to Knuckles Mountain range...

Cold brewed coffee - a totally different ballgame
Cold brewed coffee: All about the new trend, plus how to make it

Is there a difference between cold brewed coffee and iced coffee? You bet!

Delightful aerial view of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru
Double Luck: Maldives twin-stay at two gorgeous sister resorts

Two desert islands, two house reefs and both close to Male airport - Verne's sensational trip to the...

This lady makes it look so easy and attractive
Living Here
Reader Column: "Inside puppy class (aka, Singapore's Got Talent)"

EL reader Rebecca opens up about her bizarre dog obedience lessons in Singers

Home break-ins in Singapore are rare, but not unheard of
Living Here
The truth behind theft in Singers - is home insurance necessary?

You may be surprised by the number of break-ins last year - here's how to protect your pad

Mmm... wine
Mums and Babies
Pregnancy myth-busters: What you can and can't eat while pregnant

From seafood to wine, we tackle common misconceptions around what you can pop into your face

Tailor-made Training, for Free
Competition closes in
Porada collection, Marquis HQsquare, 16 Tai Seng Street, Level 1, 6288 2843, marquis.com.sg
Shopping inspiration: 48 stylish ideas for your living room

Whether you're after a bold sofa, snazzy screen or classic coffee table, check out our top buys

Slim those stubborn fatty parts that you can't shift
Hair and Beauty
Amazing fat-melting treatments: Non-invasive slimming options

Mendis Aesthetics has introduced Exilis, a revolutionary slimming treatment and the first in SG

Hi Sacha!
Sofa, so good! Readers' fave stores for sofa shopping

Looking for the perfect settee? We asked readers where they bought their sofas on the island

ULTIMATE pre-schools guide in Singapore
Hands up if this is the ULTIMATE pre-schools guide in Singapore
Full 2014 guide to pre-schools and kindergartens

All you need to know about early education, with advice from parents across the island's schools

Where does your rubbish go in Singapore?

EL's snazzy infographic explains where waste is taken after it hits the chute

(You might want to do the other side there...)
Hair and Beauty
Facials! We review anti-aging and lifting treatments in SG

The EL team tests out facials from beauty salons around town

Hawker heaven: Best stalls and dishes on the East Coast

Food author Brian Kennett unearths six of the best hawker-centre experiences along the East Coast

The handiest phone apps in Singers, from food to flights

From booking a cab to finding a home, presenting 27 great apps for life in Singapore

Local coffee spesh: All you need to know about kopi

Head to a hawker in Singapore if you want the strongest caffeine hit in town

Crispy chocolate and caramel crumble
Review: Sleek dining spot Sprigs on Purvis Street

This modern joint near Raffles serves up contemporary continental cuisine

Ensure your furry pal is in good hands
Living Here
Our pick of veterinary clinics, plus emergency phone numbers

Recommended animal practices for your beloved furry pal here in Singapore

Printed sports bra, H&M, $19.90
Shopping for stylish sportswear: 28 gorgeous outfit ideas

Whether you're into yoga, running, football and golf, working out has never looked so good

Book Reviews: Get stuck into these summer holiday reads

From dramatic novels to dynamic recipe books, here's this month's shortlist of top reads

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
Living Here
Churches, temples and other places of worship around town

Every suburb of Singapore has a church, mosque or temple of some kind

The Princess Cut at Manhattan
Bars and Clubs
Bar review: Manhattan at Regent Singapore

Sip on glamorous cocktails and nibble posh snacks at this sexy spot in Tanglin

Mirin-glazed salmon
Recipe swap: Mirin-glazed salmon and leche flan

Budding chefs! Check out these classic recipes from our international expat readers

Star Theatre
On Stage
On Stage: The most popular venues for concerts and shows

Top places to watch stage shows, from ballets and Bollywood to concerts and musicals

The first waste to energy plant opened in 1979
Living Here
Recycling in Singapore: All you need to know

Your guide to recycling your waste, from what materials can be recycled to where it all goes

Wheeler's Yard
Coffee shops: The EL teams' top picks

No one drinks more caffeine than writers. Here, the editors offers up their go-to cafes

Not a bad view for a couple of 20-somethings
Readers' Homes
Marina Bay Cool: Tour this hip apartment with incredible views

Harry Dewhirst and Veronika Kopacikova welcome us into their modern Marina Bay Residences apartment

Chopsuey's Dempsey hub
Brunch of the Month: ChopSuey Cafe in Dempsey

This month we tested out ChopSuey Cafe's glorious brunch menu - which is split into three

One of the classrooms at the AnaKardia Kids Early Learning Center
Stamford teachers help train up local school in Balinese village

Four teachers from Singapore made an amazing trip to northeast Bali to support a local preschool

Hair and Beauty
Tried and tested: Awesome blow dry bars around town

Looking for a gorgeous, speedy blow dry? Here's our guide to specialised salons in Singers

Jacket by Daydream Nation (Inverted Edge.com), skirt by Zara, heels by Alaia (The Outnet.com)
Style News: Hot trends, GSS tips and fashion events

From the latest looks to awesome new collections across Singapore's stores, it's your fashion update

A local fishing village off Malaysia's coast
Get booking! The most popular short breaks from Singapore

Your guide to incredible destinations that are a plane-hop away, with travel tips from EL readers

Becasse's steak tartare
Review: Bécasse in Dempsey (part bakery, part seafood bar)

The popular ION bakery, which is owned by Jones the Grocer, has launched a European restaurant

The apartment has a pretty unbeatable view of Keppel Bay
Readers' Homes
Tour this gorgeous Keppel Bay apartment with fabulous views

American expat Beth says goodbye to her Asian-inspired home, and offers her top tips

All you need to know about catching cabs in the city

Useful information on cab companies, numbers fees, charges, apps and journey costs

Coffee in the morning is vital to human survival
Full guide to coffee shops that open early across town

A mess without your morning latte? Your guide to cafes that open from 7am in Singapore

Posing outside the glorious Riders Lodge after a thrilling trek
Riding for less: Nipping over the border for a fab horsey trip

EL heads to Malaysia to enjoy lessons and pony trekking without the expensive fees

Looking across the resort and into the jungle
Hidden Retreat: Our stunning spa break in Central Java

This slice of jungley paradise in Central Java is a short flight from Singapore

Travelling with little ones! Top eight family-friendly cities

We asked Aimee Chan from suitcases&strollers to unpack some of the best cities to visit in Asia with...

Your guide to expat life in Changi
Street Talk: Handy residents' guide to living in Changi

Expat Nicola on why she moved to Changi, plus where the best food, shops and cycling spots are 

Reader Wedding: Step inside this gorgeous ceremony in Bali

Step inside the nuptials of Rachmania and Knut, who planned their big day on the beach