Expat Living Singapore
Colourful, traditonal shophouses line the river as you stroll into Malacca town
Asia
Road trip to Malacca! Our busy weekend in the heritage town

All you need to know about a fun-filled trip to the pretty Malaysian town

Unique dining! Restaurants with interesting views

Love pairing a delicious meal with a postcard-worthy view? Check out these ritzy restaurants

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Stoking this big ol' kiln isn't a one man job
News
Fire in the belly! We visit Singapore's historic dragon kiln

We checked out this piece of Singapore's heritage (while trying our hand at pottery)

Contemporary-chic interiors with a pretty mean view of town
Restaurants
Review: Chic veggie spot Joie on Orchard Road

Love eating greens? This vegetarian rooftop restaurant does delicious set meals with a Japanese twis...

Your guide to CNY traditions
News
Guide to Chinese New Year traditions in Singapore

Stop bumbling your way through the holidays and get up to speed with CNY customs this year

For peace and quiet, head to Ubud in Bali
News
Baby-friendly destinations, tried and tested by our panel of mums

Planning your first trip with a baby? We asked EL readers to nominate their favourite easy getaways

Golden Temple of Dambulla
News
Fact File: All you need to know about travelling to Sri Lanka

A handy guide to this stunning country - from the weather and currency to local cuisine and shopping

V Day special: The top romantic restaurants across Singers

Looking for something intimate and memorable for February 14th? Step inside...

News
Fun, affordable romantic gifts and activities for V Day

Jump into our list of wallet-friendly, oh-so-sweet ideas for your other half this February 14th

Sushi Burrito - a revolution!
Restaurants
Get that burrito in your belly with EL's guide to 'quick Mex' spots

Here's your guide to super-fast, super-awesome Mexican takeaway spots in SG

Hair trends! Six cute catwalk styles to try this year

After a new look? Give these fabulous, easy hairstyles a whirl (they're straight off the runway!)

Making the tart, gooey jam is a labour of love (photo: Choo Yut Shing: Flickr Commons)
News
Chinese New Year snacks: Our top five traditional treats

Want to try some Lunar New Year nibbles? Get stuck in our list of great grub during the Spring festi...

The colourful streets of Hanoi
News
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City: Things to do and where to stay

The best accommodation, restaurants, art galleries and more in Vietnam's buzziest cities

You won't see a dragon dance this massive anywhere else in Singapore
News
CNY events: Guide to festivals, parades, grub and more

Preparing to jump into the Lunar New Year festivities across Singapore? Check out our easy guide

If Maureen believes that 'an antique chooses you, not the other way around', then she's been a lot of antiques' top choices through the years!
Shopping
Signature Style: Tour this antique-filled Farrer Road apartment

Parisian-born Maureen's love of antiques, art and interior design is evident in this gorgeous home

Guide to Japanese food: Nine dishes you need to know

Love Japanese grub, but not sure how to escape your California roll rut? Dive into these dishes

Win! A Sculpted You for 2015
Competition closes in
Myanmar for families: An adventure through Yangon, Bagan and Inle Lake

EL's Danielle heads to The Golden Land for thrilling sights, lovely grub and well-preserved culture

Passionate about prints - that's Bode!
Decorating Ideas
The art of upholstery: BODE's got all-things fabric covered

We chat to fabric guru Jenny Lewis about her HUGE selection of contemporary upholstery fabrics

On the Wall: Awesome art exhibitions hitting SG in February

What's hot in the art scene, from Cha Jong-Rye's fluid wooden sculptures to a music museum

What is Sex?
News
What's on stage in Singers this February?

Jump inside for Chingay Parade fun, Christina Perri live, Chinese theatre and more

Carolyn's home is sleek, yet filled with interesting finds
Readers' Homes
Tour this sleek, arty Botanic Gardens home-cum-studio

Form follows function in Carolyn Strover’s apartment, which also serves as her photography studio

Leather backpack, Michael by Michael Kors
Fashion
Backpacks galore! Hit up the hot celeb trend with our shopping picks

The childhood bag is back in vogue - but with a luxe, grown-up twist (they're handy too!)

Spruce up your work space with these stylish knick-knacks

Makeover your office with these chic, practical essentials from the high street

Statement earrings can completely transform your outfit
Fashion
Affordable fash-wan: Cute buys for under $200

All about more dash than cash? Our top shopping picks from Singapore's high street

Standing Sushi Bar's Puff The Magic Dragon roll
News
Our favourite sushi spots, plus how to eat it like the Japanese

Want to scoff sushi the proper way? Check out these basic dos and don'ts

It's a lovely green drive into Malaysia
Tips
How to rent a car for a weekend in Malaysia

Keen to get out of Singers for a little road trip? Here's how to hire a sweet set of wheels

2013 Winner Photos
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

Sin Lee Foods
News
Waffles guide: The best places to gorge on squares of joy

We tracked down the top seven cafes and parlous across the island for heavenly waffles

Stephanie wears shorts by Chloe and a beaded jacket by Birger and Mikkelsen
Business
LIV interview: Stephanie Crespin on starting a pre-loved designer store

The entrepreneur chats about shopping on a budget, spotting fake designer gear and more

Dreamy Detached
Property
Hot properties: Looking for a new pad this month?

If you're moving to Singapore or looking to relocate, check out EL's selection of cool rentals

Past Perfect's lovingly-restored British colonial antiques made during the 19th-century in India
Shopping
Shopping for antique furniture: 15 fabulous dealers

From Chinese to colonial antiques, we're spoilt for choice when it comes to showrooms

These vibrant graffiti-print flats will put a cool spin on a casual jeans and T-shirt combo. $130, Steve Madden
Fashion
Hitting the high street on a budget: Stylish buys for under $200

Can't bear to splash out? Freshen your wardrobe with these chic yet affordable finds

Foodies! Here's the latest from Singapore's exciting dining scene

Work up an appetite with EL's monthly guide to new restaurants, office snacks, buffet spots and more

Buying lingerie online: The EL girls' top lacies (in time for V Day!)

With limited underwear choices here, it's best to look further afield - all the way to Paris!

Viper challenge obstacle course
Look at these guys go! I'm pretty sure the punch in the face (far right) wasn't intentional
News
We take on an epic, oh-so-muddy 20km obstacle course in KL

Rachael Wheeler gets stuck into the almighty Viper Challenge - fancy giving it a try yourselves?

Cool bars! Your ultimate guide to hip drinking spots

From inspired cocktails to edgy atmospheres, there are trendy watering holes for all types in SG

Thirsty Mud Hydrating Treatment by GlamGlow
Hair and Beauty
Shopping for face masks! EL tests four skin-saving formulas

In need of a quick pick-me-up for your face? The team tries out formulas for different skin types

The UP24 is both cute and snazzy
Sport and Fitness
Stick to those health resolutions with a cute tracking system

The UP24 offers a helping hand each day, giving you that nudge to make your goals a reality

Sunday night sausage stew
Recipes
Recipe swap: Sausage stew and South African bobotie

Need a spot of inspiration for your next meal? EL readers share their favourite fail-safe recipes

Spotting a family of elephants was the highlight of our safari at Udawalawe National Park
News
Southern Sri Lanka: A luxurious, teen-friendly beach break

Karin Galley-Dick finds plenty to do during her stay at Sri Sharavi Beach Villas on the coast

Shopping for a dining table in Singapore
Apples for dinner, everyone!
Shopping
Shopping for your dining room: 40 fab picks

Avoid those TV dinners by making your dining area as cool, appealing and comfortable as possible

Andrea wears a ruched, fitted wool dress by Lanvin and a Swarovski crystal-studded chain bracelet
Business
Interview: The talented Andrea Savage on all-things design

The Australian model-turned-interior designer on Singapore's style, her love of design and more

What's it like to live on Queen's Road?
Neighbourhoods
Street Talk: Handy guide to living near Singapore's Botanic Gardens

All you need to know about the popular 'hood, thanks to helpful expat resident Michelle

Fashion update: Spring collections, exciting designers and more

From holiday collections to must-have staples, here's what's buzzing in Singapore's style scene

Club 88 satay; choose from beef, mutton and chicken
Restaurants
Review: The Tiong Bahru Club Singapura on Eng Hoon Street

Hit this cool, casual spot if you’re up for straight-up, no-frills Singaporean grub

Because little humans need a lot of stuff!
Because little humans need a lot of stuff!
Mums and Babies
Shopping for baby essentials - from swaddles to strollers

Your guide to buying the basics (and some fun extras) for tiny humans in Singers

Zen wooden furnishings at Keyaki
News
Japanese dining! Three awesome restaurants to try

From ultra fresh sashimi to rich ramen, here's where to get the best Japanese cuisine in town

Our fancy two-bed villa
Asia
Family short break! Our weekend at Phuket's Mai Khao Beach

Katie Roberts hits the Anantara Vacation Club - a new resort that's perfect for villa holidays

One of our personal faves from Journey East's d-Bodhi range
Shopping
The ULTIMATE guide to brilliant furniture stores across SG

Your full guide to shopping for beds, dining tables, outdoor furniture and heaps more

Just one of the regal monasteries along the way
News
Cycling from Tibet to Nepal: Hitting the Chinese countryside in style

For adventure-seekers who want an unforgettable journey, try this oh-so-scenic tour