Expat Living Singapore
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BMW Singapore Polo Championship 2016
Things to do
The five go-to events in Singapore this week and the following

Fill-in your diaries with these five fun events happening over the next week and beyond

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

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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

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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 it in some sort of order.

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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...

Mini Guide: International Schools

Families share their experiences at International Schools in Singapore

Slumber in Style: Bedroom Furniture

Our readers showcase their favourite bedroom pieces

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Noble Horse Namecard & Penholder from RISIS: for $198
Living in Singapore
Father's Day gifts galore

What to give this Father's Day: we've got it covered

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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!

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Australia and Singapore come together in the nature inspired interior design
Cafes
Beloved East Coast cafe opens a new store in the West

Check out the new Australasian café that's perfect for a quiet coffee, family meal or quick escape from the working day.

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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 barbershops offer it all

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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 Manches...

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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

Singapore Bars
Spin a record over a drink or two
Bars and Clubs
Video: A cocktail bar for audiophiles

Music makes the world go round - so why not at a drink to the mix?

Don't Tell Mama's Beeritas are $22
The infamous "Beeritas" are $22
Bars and Clubs
We review Korean-Mexican bar Don't Tell Mama in Tanjong Pagar

Polish off Beeritas and kimchi fries at Tanjong Pagar Road's buzzy bar

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Kate and Emily, at Littleone’s Photography, know how to seize the right moment and capture the best images of your newborn
Mums and Babies
Capture those precious baby moments with newborn photography

Life is hectic with a newborn. On top of everything else you need to take photos too?

Sakurazaka's shabu-shabu
Sakurazaka's all about shabu-shabu with flair
Wine and Dine
Japanese restaurants: Shabu-shabu gets a European twist at Sakurazaka in Bukit Timah

We dig into wagyu and other meaty treats at Japanese restaurant Sakurazaka on Greenwood Avenue

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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

Win hair care hamper worth $180 from Kevin Murphy
Competition closes in
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The beautiful three-bedroomed condo at Waterside Isle
Homes
Hot Property: Sara’s Sky, Waterside Isle

Artist Saeasvathy TK and her husband Raj Palivela show us around their brand new three-bedroomed con...

where to eat in Singapore
Delicious platter for 2.
Restaurants
Go-to places in Singapore for a "meaty" meal

In the mood for meat, but don’t feel like hitting up a posh steakhouse? Well, you’re in luck.

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 Singapore, and now so more than ever

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 European canal cruise.

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Tomato
Living Here
Six family portrait specialists worth knowing about

Whether you're looking for simple shots of the kids or a classic family photo, the experts tell us how

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It is now easier than ever to treat unsightly varicose veins.
Medical
This new varicose veins treatment will tackle unsightly veins instantly

Compared to vein surgery, it is a quick and effective way to tackle varicose veins

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!

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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.

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Keep your baby's skin soft and healthy with the right moisturising products
Mums and Babies
Baby care products that will soothe your newborn’s dry skin

The best baby skin care products will keep your newborn’s skin moisturised

where to go for a beach holiday in Asia
Beautiful view of Datai Bay from the beach
Travel
Dreaming of Datai Bay

Did you know that the world’s ninth-best beach is just a one-and-half-hour flight away in Langkawi, ...

Kanika looking radiant in her own designs...
Fashion
Inspiring women: Kanika Mittal, founder of Taula

Entrepreneur and founder of an independent jewellery label is our latest style crush

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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.

Navigating that Bumpy Road: Fertility and Pregnancy

8 tips for a healthy pregnancy and your questions on fertility and pregnancy answered

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Bayou Creek - Bungalowleisurefarm
Competitions
Competition alert: Live for Free!

Even though rents are dropping, it’s unheard of to live completely rent free

Quiet Solitude, Botswana: In the Okavango Delta

Lara Sage tells us about her journey to the Okavanga Delta along with some of her best travel tips

cocktail bars Singapore
Drink up at the Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall
Bars and Clubs
Video: Take a look inside this no frills cocktail bar

Same, same but different. That's what the owners had in mind when they created this speakeasy influe...

Balancing special educational needs and mainstream learning

This integrated approach brings students together, and everyone reaps the rewards.

Five homewares we're adding to our lust list this Great Singapore Sale!

This slick Paragon showroom will be getting involved in the annual shopping event with huge discount...

Terra Rooftop Garden Bar's open-air terrace is charming and chilled
Terra's open-air terrace is charming and chilled
Bars and Clubs
Rooftop bars: We review Terra Rooftop Garden Bar at Suntec City Sky Garden

We knock back refreshing cocktails at Latin-inspired, open-air terrace bar, Terra Rooftop Garden Bar

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.

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

Singapore Chinese Orchestra, T'ang Quartet
The T'ang Quartet will help the SCO celebrate 20 years
On Stage
T’ang Quartet and Melvyn Tan perform with SCO in a homecoming concert

Marking 20 years for the SCO and local classical music

Aureus Academy's Summer Camp 2016 is back in session during June and July
Kids Things to Do
Three reasons why this musical summer camp is an octave above the rest

Let your children discover their hidden musical genius over the holidays

long term financial planning Singapore
Investing for your financial future has changed dramatically in recent decades
Finance
Five principles to guide long-term financial security

The path to long-term financial security is strewn with uncertainty and complexity, but five principles can help keep you on track

Talking higher education in Singapore

EL chats to one current student at Raffles College of Higher Education

top furniture stores in Singapore
Pure Interior Oval Deka, office setting
Decorating Ideas
Office furniture hacks: Style tips from the experts

We take a gander at office furniture that can transform your office or study into an effective, styl...

top international schools in Singapore
Singapore American School Rainforest classroom..
Schools
Ever wondered what you’re getting for your money at international schools? Facilities for one thing!

We chat to some popular international schools about the array of facilities on offer on campus

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Travel
Write for Expat Living! Here's your chance to be featured with us

Tell us all your stories, send us your photos, and be rewarded

Stamford American School, violin classes, music classes
Stamford American School is the first and only school in Singapore to offer Suzuki Violin from age three
Schools
Outstanding preschool education program for little achievers

Discover how the right preschool choice can help your child's education through language, physical e...

Singapore Symphony Orchestra, classical music, children
Singapore Symphony Orchestra takes children to a fun and memorable journey in the world of classical music
On Stage
Bringing classical music alive for children

Discover the new children's classical music program developed by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Find out more about the dental system that uses a camouflaged form of braces to straighten teeth
Dental
The adult's guide to straighter teeth: No metal braces involved!

Wonky pearly whites? It's not too late to investigate

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Fresh ingredients and family fun
Restaurants
Video: A family restaurant growing its own food

See how a restaurant can satisfy parents and kids with great food and a garden playground

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Gill Burns' Spicy Chicken Coriander
Recipes
The Great Recipe Swap

In case you're stuck in a food rut, here are some of our readers’ fail-safe recipes from around the ...

Talk about a hassle-free move-in day!
Home decor Shopping
Container taking its sweet time? Here's where to head for short-term rental furniture

Here's where to head for short-term rental furniture