Expat Living Singapore
The fireworks at last year's National Day party in Marina Bay
News
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

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

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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

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

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

Strolling across a stream on the way to the summit
Asia
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...

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

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

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

ULTIMATE pre-schools guide in Singapore
Schools
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

One of the classrooms at the AnaKardia Kids Early Learning Center
Schools
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

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

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

Porada collection, Marquis HQsquare, 16 Tai Seng Street, Level 1, 6288 2843, marquis.com.sg
Shopping
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

(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

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

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

Win tickets to Films at the Fort, plus gourmet food and wine
Competition closes in
Where does your rubbish go in Singapore?

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

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

Beijing
Asia
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...

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

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

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

This modern joint near Raffles serves up contemporary continental cuisine

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

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

Your guide to expat life in Changi
Neighbourhoods
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 

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

Jacket by Daydream Nation (Inverted Edge.com), skirt by Zara, heels by Alaia (The Outnet.com)
Fashion
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

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

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

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

Marvelous Muddy is a gorgeous Singapore Special that was caught by dogcatchers
Living Here
Beautiful photo-project on adopting handicapped animals in SG

'Imperfectly Happy' is a lovely series of photographs featuring disabled pets that were rescued here

Blow+Bar
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

Coffee in the morning is vital to human survival
Cafes
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

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

Video! Inside the new Terminal 4 at Changi Airport

Take a virtual tour of the extremely snazzy Terminal 4, which is due to open in 2017

Online jewellery shopping! We vote for our top picks

The EL girls try their hand at designing their own bling, thanks to customisation site StyleRocks

All you need to know about catching cabs in the city

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

Bernadette Cavanagh
Business
Meet one of Singapore's few female High Commissioners

Bernadette Cavanagh on what it's like representing New Zealand in Singapore

A local fishing village off Malaysia's coast
Tips
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
Restaurants
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

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

Online bullying is a huge problem in schools today
Tweens and Teens
Cyber bullying: Guide to Singapore's new online laws

Legislation was passed by Parliament in March, which aims to protect people from online harassment

Ella with her dogs, Freddie, Rupert and Trinny – Maltese, Pomeranian and Chihuahua, respectively
Living Here
Expat Ella on starting a charity business to help local animals

This admirable lady makes gorgeous animal print products to raise money for pets in Singapore

Family news! Kids' activities, great charities, schools update and more

What's happening around Singapore for mums and little ones in July/August? Well, we'll tell you...

Highlights of beautiful Bhutan: 10 things to do and see

The tiny kingdom of Bhutan is perched among the peaks of the mighty Himalaya

Cool infographic! 25 amazing facts about Singapore

Get all the trivia and talking points you need with EL's very snazzy graphic about the Little Red Do...

Pluck's gastrobar setting
Restaurants
Review: New gastrobar Pluck on Club Street

We wolf down a few dishes at this stylish spot along Chinatown's most popular party street

Remember, you must give 21 days notice ahead of your special day
Living Here
Your step-by-step process to getting legally hitched in SG

Planning on tying the knot and need to register the marriage? We’ve broken down all the legalities

Posing outside the glorious Riders Lodge after a thrilling trek
Outdoors
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
Asia
Hidden Retreat: Our stunning spa break in Central Java

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

Ko Tao, Thailand
Asia
Travelling to Thailand: EL's fact file for newbies

Check out our helpful guide to all the basics ahead of your holiday

The view from Cedar
Restaurants
Guide to unique restaurants: Unusual dining concepts across town

Our tips for a brilliant dinner with a difference - from Alpine cuisine to New Orleans grub

Reader Wedding: Karen's unique Rochester Park ceremony

Karen and Joseph allow us inside their big day, plus offer top tips on tying the knot in Singapore