Expat Living Singapore
Christmas movies! EL's favourite festive flicks

Looking for a movie that will make you feel warm and fuzzy this season?

The elegant hotel lobby sits halfway into the sky with an awesome view of city lights
News
Staycation! Our healthy weekend at The Westin Singapore

Katie Roberts tests her willpower by staying active and eating well during this luxurious break

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Get those pearly whites of yours in tip-top condition!
Medical
Open wide! Quality dentistry from Q & M Dental Group

Consultation, scaling, polishing & fluoride treatment for under $100 at Q & M’s centres islandwide

Goats are just great, aren't they?
Living Here
Local farms on the island: Buying quality Singaporean produce

Infographic alert! Your guide to working farms on the island, many of which you can visit

Expect a thrilling countdown - and all for free!
News
Got NYE plans? Hit Clarke Quay's epic countdown party (it's free!)

Clarke Quay will be hosting a huge street carnival, plus dinners and dancing on December 31st

The views from the Ritz Carlton are pretty special
News
The best places to watch fireworks in Marina Bay

Heaps of ideas around where to go for a first class view of fireworks this NYE

Family short break! Our oh-so-active weekend in Bintan

Valmai Dhir hops on the ferry for adventurous fun with the kids (and relaxing fun without 'em!)

Join in a traditional Midnight Mass service
News
Midnight Mass: See in December 25 with EL's guide to services

Find out which Catholic and Anglican churches will be holding Midnight Mass services this Christmas

News
Destinations with a difference! Fascinating cultural holidays

Get a dose of history, heritage and architecture with these getaways to Sri Lanka, Bali and more

There's plenty to do with kids here, but would you miss your family too much?
Mums and Babies
What are the best and worst things about being a mum in SG?

What’s it like being an expat with a little one? EL readers share their honest thoughts

Seen on the runway: Anna Sui
Hair and Beauty
Make-up trend: How to pull off beautiful berry lips

From blushing neutrals to deep reds, there's a shade of berry for everyone. Perfect the look!

air conditioning in singapore
The trials and tribulations of being an expat in the tropics...
Living Here
Readers' column: "The air-con is driving me bonkers!"

Ann McCutcheon describes her desperate fight against air-conditioning in the bedroom

Every epic new year's countdown needs a huge blast of fireworks
News
Your guide to a rockin' New Year's Eve in Singapore (updated!)

See in 2015 with music, fireworks and good vibes at these bashes across the island

Bar review: Cosy new hangout Hopscotch on Maxwell Road

Imaginative cocktails come laced with Asian flavours and ingredients at this nightspot in Tanjong Pa...

Jean Schlumberger’s necklace of amethyst drops and diamonds set in platinum and 18-carat gold, Tiffany & Co
Fashion
Jewellery shopping spesh: Desirable diamonds

Feel feminine and alluring in bling with delicate diamond details

Sweet view of the CBD
Restaurants
Restaurant review: Southbridge is Boat Quay's latest rooftop spot

This hip new bar by the riverside does sinful small plates and exquisite oysters

Win a fabulous chair by Cuckoo
Competition closes in
Plenty of astonishing monuments to visit in Nepal
News
Bespoke trips for your bucket list – to India, Nepal & beyond

Shanti Travel are experts at designing tailored, culture-rich breaks across hidden Asia

We wish we looked this zen and sweat-free while working out
Health
Healthy holiday habits: 10 tips for staying trim this festive season

Personal trainer Donna O'Shea on how to stay healthy during December

Angsana Lang Co Ultimate Spa Getaway Vietnam
Doesn't everyone dress up in traditional costumes on their girls' weekend?
Asia
Girly short break: Ultimate spa getaway in Central Vietnam

Michelle and her pals spoiled themselves rotten with Angsana Lang Co's unlimited spa package

Kids' sports! Teams, classes and fitness options for little ones

Your guide to some of the many sporting activities on offer to keep those children moving

How to recreate this festive table at home
Shopping
Festive ideas! Decorating your dining table for a Christmas feast

Step inside for all sorts of shopping tips on creating a stylish spread at home

Party glamour: Make-up ideas for the festive season

Want to channel your inner beauty queen this Christmas? Check out these make-up tutorials

Restaurant review: Henri Charpentier on Dempsey Road

Expect decadent cakes and pastries at the famous Japanese patisserie's new cafe in Dempsey Hill

Funky graffiti-style murals at Nickeldime Drafthouse
Bars and Clubs
Bar review: Nickeldime Drafthouse on Thomson Road

Intriguing craft beers are accompanied by hearty bar grub at this chilled-out diner opposite Novena ...

Hotel Fort Canning: American-style deep fried turkey
News
The all-important Christmas brunch: Guide to festive spreads

Don't fancy cooking Christmas lunch? Get your pals along to a bubbly buffet instead

Navigator folding bar, Teak & Mahogany, 100E Pasir Panjang Road, #07-02/03/04 Century Warehouse, 6273 8116, teakandmahogany.com
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Gift guide – for him: Classy shopping ideas for chaps

Gents of all ages will be chuffed with this selection of stylish, yet superbly functional gifts

Friend Jungle Tree Sanctuary, LEGO, legosingapore. com
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Christmas gift guide for little ones! Nifty ideas they'll love

We've sniffed out the best presents for boys and girls from Singapore's shops

where to get a shave in Singapore
What a gloriously manly photo
Hair and Beauty
Awesome gift idea: Treat your chap to an old school shave

Send your man to one of these luxurious barbers for a 'proper' shave this Christmas - he'll love it!

Pet bed, House of AnLi, 18 Mount Pleasant Drive, 9655 5576, houseofanli.com
News
Christmas gift guide for the home: 20 brilliant shopping ideas

There's something to float everyone's boat in this lovely round-up of gift ideas

John Erdos, 274 River Valley Road, 6735 3307, johnerdos.com.sg
Shopping
Sparkly, colourful things! 24 Christmas decor ideas

It's time to get festive by filling your home with all sorts of lovely shiny items

These Christmas trees are just dying for you to hang fairylights on them (literally)
Living Here
Christmas trees galore! Where to snap up live and fake ones

Your guide to shops and garden centres selling oh-so-festive Xmas trees for your home

Martine's restaurant pick: Saint Pierre
News
Where the French eat and shop for ingredients in Singers

We asked ten French expats for the best places to find French grub around town

Pleated chiffon maxi-dress, Saloni, $640, netaporter.com
Fashion
Make a statement this season in a daring red dress

Red dresses were all over the red carpet this year - steal the look with our favourites from Singapo...

One huge splash coming right up....
News
Unique Indonesia: Oh-so-original tours you won't find elsewhere

Searching for a new experience? Online travel platform eOasia offers heaps of thrilling trips

Our fabulously festive short break at Cameron Highlands Resort

After a Christmas trip? It doesn't get more rustic and twinkly than this grand hotel in Malaysia

Little India's Deepavali market is chock-a-block with technicolour decorations
News
Your guide to Singapore's cultural festivals in 2015

Immerse yourself in the island's rich traditional culture at these eye-opening events next year

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

Fash-wan news! New stores, chic winterwear and more

From Vera Wang's new bridal boutique to H&M's designer coffee table book, here's your update

On the screen: Top films hitting cinemas this month

Our picks of Hollywood flicks coming to movie theatres in town in December

Street Talk: Your guide to living in Pasir Panjang on the West Coast

Get in here for the inside scoop on being an expat resident in this quiet, friendly spot

Urban tranquility: Tour this huge ground floor apartment on Nassim Road

American expat (of 32 years!) Sue mixes tranquillity with city style at her leafy condo

Foodie news! New restaurants, hot brunches and more

Sink your teeth into the latest news and events from Singapore's dining scene

Gripping thrillers and long lost heroes in this month's top reads

From a gripping expat novel to a heart-wrenching tale of secrets, it's EL's book reviews

Advent Calendar, $99.90, The Body Shop, thebodyshop.com.sg
Fashion
Christmas gift guide! Fabulous shopping ideas for her

Indulge the ladies in your life with these precious beauties from Singapore's stores

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

Pan Pacific Orchard: Festive goodies
News
Crimbo catering! Put your feet up with a festive takeaway this December

Save yourself the stress of hosting Christmas lunch at home by ordering a pre-cooked feast

Good old Santa is legging it around town to meet everyone
News
How to find Santa in Singapore! Fab festive grottos for kids

Take the little ones along to sit on Father Christmas's knee in the run up to December 25th

Tour this festive ho-ho-home in Bukit Timah

Fibi Waddell has done a wonderful job of decking her home out for Christmas

Family travel to Nha Trang, Vietnam holidays for families, where to visit in Vietnam
Gorgeous Nha Trang beach
Asia
Vietnam! A family-friendly vacation itinerary for Nha Trang

We pack up the family for a trip to new luxury beach retreat Intercontinental Nha Trang

Serena Williams will be bringing her A game
News
Quick guide to upcoming sporting events in Singers

Grab tickets for the Netball Nations Cup, International Premier Tennis League and more