Expat Living Singapore
Padmaja won't mind if we curl up here for a while, will she?
Readers' Homes
Colonial Chic: Tour this artfully styled Cairnhill shophouse

This gorgeous home is a treasure trove of dark, old and bright, new furnishings

Need we point out the benefits of teaching your helper how to bake?
Living Here
Ten fantastic courses for your helper to get stuck into

There are heaps of brilliant training programmes FDWs on offer here (from finance to hairdressing!)

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Annie Leibovitz at ArtScience Museum: We meet the legend

Leibovitz took us around her exciting photography exhibition, crammed with A-listers and artists

Educating kids in Cambodia: Two wonderful charities here

Caring for Cambodia educates 6,400 children, while Kuma Cambodia schools 40 children

RISE's fresher-than-fresh buffet
News
Easter at MBS: Brunches, dinners, treats and more

If you're looking for a spot to celebrate the special weekend, Marina Bay Sands has heaps on

Pet vacay! Daycare, boarding, classes and more

Jetting off but can't take your furry pal? Your beloved animal will be in good hands at one of these...

Short-sleeve t-shirt with flamingo applique, Kalas Kids, $58
Tweens and Teens
Cool kids: Top shopping picks for the little ones

Whether you're shopping for smart or casual togs, check out these cute, stylish outfits we love

The Levy-Groths love spending time at Camp Magic
Play and Learn
Three awesome children’s clubs: Magic, sport and play

With so many after-school activities on offer across town, we asked parents to name their faves

Things to Do
Your guide to 2014 summer schools!

All you need to know about camps in Singapore from June - August (and we're adding more by the day)

Bunny cupcakes. What's not to love?
Living in Singapore
All set for Easter? Egg hunts, brunches, kids' camps and more

Your guide to Easter fun - from posh brunches and hampers to kids camps and egg hunts

The seriously snazzy bar along Neil Road
Restaurants
Bar review: L'Aiglon on trendy Neil Rd

This oh-so-premium bar on fashionable Neil Road has an Asian twist

Suzy Vore
Shopping
On the hunt for a rug? EL readers share their top stores

Looking for a fab carpet, but not sure where to start? EL readers suggest their top shops

Books we love this April: Great reads for the whole family

Looking for a page-turner – or something fun for the kids? Check out our book reviews

Staying calm in an interview situation is easier said than done!
Moving Here
On the hunt: All you need to know about finding a job here

Expert advice from job-seekers, recruiters and business executives to get you hired

Senso's beautiful courtyard setting
Restaurants
Sinful Sundays: Seven awesome bubbly brunches

Looking for a little free-flow this weekend? Our guide to brilliant all-you-can-eat spreads

Hiring a helper is serious business in Singapore
Living Here
Helpers in Singers: Laws, hidden costs and insurance for your FDW

All you need to know about the hidden costs, legal implications and insurance when hiring a helper

Win! Tickets to see Brick Mansions at The Cathay Cineplex
Competition closes in
'Nuff Chinese sausage
Recipes
Local food spesh: Your guide to Chinese sausage

All about the local fave, plus how to cook it in claypot chicken and rice

The inside scoop on glorious Guillemard Rd
Neighbourhoods
Street Talk: What's it like living in Paya Lebar?

Resident Richard Lenton offers tips on living around Tanjong Katong Road in the East

The chocolate box Lucerne
Everywhere Else
Exploring Switzerland: Lucerne, Basel and the iconic mountains

Find adventure in the Swiss Alps and culture in the historic old towns (plus lots of chocolate)

Warning: You will have a tantrum when you realise you don't live here
Readers' Homes
Tour this stunningly wild, award-winning Bukit Timah house

Design Intervention's Nikki Hunt opens the doors to her huge, beautifully-furnished home

La Dolce Vita will feature at the Italian Film Festival
Art and Culture
Movie geeks! Six awesome film festivals coming up in Singers

Whether you're into Hollywood movies or local productions, this guide will tickle your cinematic pic...

We'd love to be this happy about general running
Living Here
Doggy day out! Paw-fect (sorry) parks, off-lead runs, open spaces and more

Take Fido along to one of these dog-friendly spots, from off-leash runs to big, quiet parks

Roosevelts is more than an American diner
Restaurants
Review: Roosevelt's Diner and Bar on New Bridge Road

This American-style diner is bucking the Keong Saik trend by offering great grub in a casual setting

How to create a cute Easter setting, just like this
Decorating Ideas
Decorating spesh! How to create a bright, fun Easter party spread

Craft this brilliant Easter setting with everyday items, fun furnishings and heaps of yellow

The Corpse Reviver (not certain if it does what it says on the tin)
Bars and Clubs
Bar review: Anti:dote at the Fairmont Singapore

We check out the trendy new drinking spot, which is more than just a hotel bar

Xaviera with her husband Marco, son Thomas (17), and daughters Victoria (12) and Sarah (5)
Mums and Babies
What are the Wonder Weeks? Dutch expat Xaviera explains it all

Xaviera is the daughter of The Wonder Weeks author Doctor Frans - she tells us what it’s all about

We sense some sort of Photoshop job has been applied here...
Tips
Lagging behind: How to deal with the effects of long flights

Your guide to limiting the crippling impact of jetlag after long flights across timezones

Tranquillity and Taste
Property
Looking for a pad? Hot properties to rent and buy in April

Our pick of the best apartments and houses around the country available this month

Who knew Melbourne was this cool?
Australia and New Zealand
Melbourne Mini-break: Awesome things to do in the edgy city

Your insiders' guide to a short-break in the Aussie city, from coffee shops to graffiti spots

Luxury camping: Sites that prove concrete beats canvas

Check out these unreal camping locations in Asia and Australia (we dare you not to book!)

One of Jumi's amazing amazing cakes
Living Here
Birthday cake spesh! Customised, homemade, shop-bought & more

Your huge cakey guide - whether you're after something, posh, personalised, quick or affordable

Jacob Ballas Children's Gardens
Things to Do
Free things to do with kiddies (there's no catch, we swear!)

10 fun family activities, days out and events that don't cost a thing

Tammie and her son Solo on the lookout for animals (and beloved Land Rovers!)
Everywhere Else
Leopards and Land Rovers: Taking the kids on a South African safari

Tammie jets her three-year-old to explore Tintswalo in the Manyeleti Game Reserve

We wonder if they do swear words
Shopping
Furniture shopping news! New collections and stores this month

This month’s hottest shopping picks when it comes to furnishings, lighting, storage and more

There's often politics over who holds the mic, too
Bars and Clubs
Karaoke for dummies: How to dominate the mic (talent aside)

Karaoke is huge Asia and you WILL end up on stage at some point. How to handle it in style...