Expat Living Singapore
Island twin-stay: Our royal laze in Lombok and Bali

Rachael Wheeler sets off for a self-indulgent break at two beachside retreats

The slippery slope to fun and giggles
Where to feel cold and wintery, right here on the Red Dot

Looking for frosty, festive spots in the tropics? Jump inside for a dose of nippy temperatures and s...

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Shakshouka skillet - eggs baked in cumin-scented tomato sauce, served with warm Turkish pide bread, cucumber salad and tahini dip
Review: Artisan Boulangerie Co. on East Coast Road

This relaxed bakery and bistro serves timeless comfort food and European-style breads

Lisa Crosswhite
Stylish in SG! Gnossem's Lisa on building an online fashion store

The model-turned-entrepreneur on local designers, growing a following and her daily mantra

Tajima wagyu beef carpaccio
Review: New Italian spot Alba 1836 on Duxton Hill

The elegant new restaurant in Chinatown delights with fresh, beautifully balanced mains and gourmet ...

Heading West!
Hitting Hong Kong's great outdoors: Three hikes and one hip hotel

Looking for an active short break? Shamus scopes out nature trails and boutique hotels

We hit Mad About Hue's showroom for unique, independent fashion

If you're looking for stylish, limited-edition pieces, MAH is a one-of-a-kind label

The closest thing to Bali's famous Potato Head Beach Club in Singapore? We think so...
Beach bums! The best places to grab a drink by the coast in Singers

Sun, sand and boozy fun? Er, yes please! Soak up the sea air at these beachside bars on the island

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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...

That platform looks tricky to totter on....
Celebrity sighting! Gwyneth Paltrow hits MBS in, er, unique style

British Airways flew the Hollywood actress in for a gravity-defying shoot atop Marina Bay Sands

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

It's easy to see why Terri-Anne fell in love with this kitchen at first sight
Readers' Homes
Family living on the East Coast: Tour this breezy Siglap home

Moving from a condo to a house was exactly what this busy family with toddlers needed

Nightmare material galore
The best Halloween parties and events in Singers

Time to start planning your wicked Halloween in the island! Get started with our spooky guide

Run like the wind, fellas
Sport and Fitness
Running fanatics! Here's how to master a marathon

Want to clock a better time at your next race? World-class triathlete Ben Pulham explains all

Art lovers! Top exhibitions hitting Singapore in November

What's hot in the art scene, from Da Vinci's masterpieces to the inaugural Singapore Art Fair

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

Liv Giveaways
Competition closes in
On stage in November: Musicals, kids' theatre, Indian festivals and more

Jump inside for Abba madness, Disney fun, Shakespearian comedy, rock stars and a whole lot more

All this needs is a cup of tea
Recipes: Crispy cornflake-baked fish and lemon drizzle cake

Want to jazz up your meals with new flavours? EL readers share their favourite fail-safe dishes

Living Here
Remembrance Day: Ceremonies, plus where to find poppy pins

Lest we forget – your list of where to pick up poppies, plus Kranji War Cemetery's ceremony

A Singaporean blast from the past in Kampong Buangkok
Family Fun
Alternative things to do in Singers that offer a break from city life

Seven brilliant places to visit for an escape from the Red Dot (without the need for a passport)

Style news: Hot trends, new collections and accessories galore

From oh-so-now looks to stunning new lines in Singapore's stores, here's your fashion update

Shard statement metal cuff bracelet, Whistles
Wrist candy: Shopping for eye-catching bracelets

Make your wrists the centre of attention with these statement cuffs and bangles

Party decorations galore
Things to Do
The best party shops for spooky decorations, tricks, gifts and more

Prepping your home for October 31st? These stores stock all sorts of Halloween goodies

Goodies galore at Customade Costume
Living in Singapore
Fancy dress special! 10 places to buy or rent costumes

Looking for a costume or shocking party piece? Check out these cool costume shops in Singapore

Raffles all dressed up for Crimbo
Get set for Christmas with our guide to dazzling lights and twinkly trees

A festive frenzy is hitting the island - here's where to find the sparkliest displays

Get your fill of stylish (and oh-so-comfy!) block heels this season

Balancing fashion and practicality, block-heel shoes tick all our boxes for weekday footwear

Evguenia Nekrassova with her dream painting by Maria Semenskaya
EL readers' share their favourite art galleries and stores

To help you track down a cracking gallery, EL readers open up about shopping for beautiful pieces

Couch conversations with the svelte businesswoman
Dream Big: Celebrity stylist Ines Ligron on her business in SG

We chat to the French modelling guru about her boutique fashion and beauty studio

Golden Sky (Lotus) by Ana Tzarev, oil on canvas (195x195); Ana Tzarev Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, New York, US, +1 212 586 9800, anatzarev.com
Art and Culture
Art aplenty! Flick through our top shopping picks for your home

From modern mixed media to abstract paintings, here's some of our favourite pieces

A lion statue guarding the Forbidden City
Ultimate China Guide: Beijing, The Great Wall, Xi'An and Shanghai

Planning a trip to China? All you need to know about its famous cities, plus heaps of holiday tips

Downton Abbey Singapore
Lady Mary and Branson are like brother and sister on Downton these days
We chat to Downton's Michelle Dockery about life as Lady Mary

As the drama unfolds on telly here, Michelle opens up about happiness, humour and haute couture

Tried and tested: Must-have magic wands for perfect lashes

Step into this mascara frenzy to discover which products the EL team (plus readers) can't live witho...

Plenty of gleam and folksy touches at Galanga Living
Early birds! Start planning Xmas with our guide to festive stores

If you fancy getting a serious head start on Christmas, here's which stores to hit first

Wagyu flank at Hippopotamus Restaurant & Grill
Meat maniacs! The best steakhouses in town for all budgets

From the affordable to the extravagant, we hunt down the best spots to dine on a prime cut of beef

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Teen Dylan's journey for kids in Cambodia

The expat teen, 14, raised thousands for Caring for Cambodia by taking on Africa's summit

Cheeky Christmas short break, anyone? Ideas for festive trips

Treat yourself to an amazing (and quick!) trip abroad over Crimbo - here are four festive destinatio...

Head to S.E.A. Aquarium for something very cool this Halloween
Halloween at S.E.A. Aquarium: Adventure trails, wizardry and more

Fancy dress! Themed sleepovers! Trick or treating! It's all happening at this Halloween extravaganza...

Digital Fashion Week 2014: Local labels to look out for

Love the local fashion scene? We got a sneak peek of the talent hitting the runway later this month

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

For Kathy, the main feature of the living room is the view, with the bustling traffic of boats and planes across the waves
Readers' Homes
On the Waterfront: Tour this oceanside apartment on Sentosa

Kathy Dunderdale shows us around her gorgeous condo - complete with 44-foot sailboat

All you need to know about living in and around Haig Road
Street Talk: Handy guide to living on Haig Road, East Coast

Eat, eat, eat: moving to the East Coast is all about finding the best food, according to resident Je...

Ninety Four
Bars and Clubs
Bar review: Ninety Four on Club Street

Find well-shaken martinis, affordable Archipelago pints and thin-crust pizzas at this casual bar and...

Terrarium class, anyone?
Living Here
Swotting up! Cool classes for adults across music, food and more

If you fancy learning a new skill in Singers, check out this guide to brilliant classes (ukulele les...

A good family GP can make all the difference
An A to G guide to family health here in the tropics

From asthma to gestational diabetes, here's some tips to keep your family healthy and happy in Singa...

The cushiest pillows in town!
Cushion extravaganza! 13 stores for cute, classy and crazy covers

Feel a cushion splurge coming on? The best places to shop for indoor, outdoor and kids' prints

Private dinner at the Bayon
Short break in Siem Reap! Exploring temples, markets, museums and more

Rebecca Bisset travels to Angkor Wat, plus enjoys Siem Reap's shopping and pamper scene

Classic British style with Elliot James
Decorating Ideas
Looking for an interior designer? Here's EL's top home stylists

If you're stuck in a decorating rut, rope in one of these studios to make over your pad

Is Botox for you?
Hair and Beauty
Guide to Botox: Top anti-ageing clinics, plus how much it costs

Ageing averted! Our list of the most reliable places for Botox across town

Wedhar Riyadi at Yavuz Gallery
Art and Culture
Arty types! Your full guide to the hub of galleries in Gillman Barracks

Planning to check out this cool arts cluster in Singapore? Check out this guide to each gallery

Emporio Armani
In the market for a new watch? This season's hottest wrist candy

Add some stylish hardware to your wardrobe with our favourite statement-making watches