Expat Living Singapore
Every epic new year's countdown needs a huge blast of fireworks
News
Your guide to a rockin' New Year's Eve in Singapore

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

How to get divorced in Singapore
How to get divorced in Singapore
Living Here
How to get divorced in Singapore, according to the law

Your guide to process, plus new legislation, according to solicitor Gloria Civetta

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Gifts, party essentials and festive workshops at Chillax Market

From funky accessories to unique home decor, this hot shopping spot has heaps of gift options

Like the other rooms, the master bedroom is full of light, colour and statement art
Readers' Homes
Arcadian Dream: Tour this exquisite apartment and home office

American expat Jennifer Evans runs her business from her art-filled Bukit Timah apartment

Just some of the nifty finds at DREAM Christmas Market
Shopping
DREAM Christmas Market: Cool furniture and edgy goodies for less

Shop for discounted artisanal bites, designer furnishing and cool crafts at this weekend fair

Foodie news! New restaurants, celeb chefs, brunches and more

Whet your appetite with the hottest news and events in Singapore's dining scene this month

Review: FOC on Hong Kong Street, Clarke Quay

For masterfully made yet affordable cocktails and Asian-inspired tapas, hit this new bar

Blow+Bar
Hair and Beauty
Party-ready hair! EL reviews blow dry bars across the island

Want to add that 'wow factor' to your festive party look? Opt for a beautiful blowout

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

Cancale promenade is a popular haven for foodies
News
Eating our way across Brittany: Edible finds in the quaint province

Verne explores the northwest region for fresh seafood, artisanal ingredients and more

Be on tour way to a glowing complexion like Jennifer Lopez
Hair and Beauty
Bronzing tips: Top buys, plus how to get that superstar glow

Seven steps towards that radiant look without sun bathing (plus our fave products)

The Bombdiggitybag
Restaurants
Review: The Boiler at Novelty Bizcentre on Howard Road

Tucking into a juicy bag of seafood is good fun at this Cajun-style joint near Upper Paya Lebar

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

Let your feet do the talking with these bold red shoes by Melissa
Fashion
Shopping on a budget (yes, it does exist!) – fashion finds under $200

Trying to cut back on spending? Shop smart with this crop of stylish yet affordable looks

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

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

LIV giveaway: Win a bottle of Fragrance du Bois worth $230
Competition closes in
Fash-wan update: New stores, exciting collections and street style

From hot trends in the street to lust-worthy new lines, get the latest from Singapore's style scene

Khaki galore: H&M
Fashion
Shop the look: Denim, khaki, fringe and animal print

If denim jeans is part of your style uniform or you love a fruity fringe, jump inside...

Double sideboard, Ethnicraft
Shopping
Storage spesh: Hide that clutter with 41 gorgeous furniture ideas

Looking to hide your knick knacks and tit bits? Check out these snazzy storage solutions

Skiing in Switzerland: Conquering the Alps at Verbier

Jennifer Burgess visits the Four Valleys' main ski resort for adventures on and off the snowy slopes

Houses in Toh Tuck Road, Upper Bukit Timah
Living Here
Where to live in Singapore: HUGE guide to popular expat 'hoods

All you need to know about popular districts, plus tips from the EL team on their own areas

Protect those fur kids of yours!
Living Here
Pet insurance in Singapore: All you need to know, with Happy Tails

Discover whether your animal is eligible for insurance on the Red Dot, plus how much it will cost

Chocolate sour cream bundt cake
Recipes
Recipe Swap: Superfood salad and chocolate bundt cake

Fancy learning a few new culinary tricks? EL readers share their favourite recipes from home

Diane von Furstenburg
Fashion
Fabulous fashion pop-up! EL's guide to Skylark Christmas Sale

Snap up luxury gifts and fashion for oh-so-affordable prices at this event by boutique Moon River

Shopping for foundation: EL nominates the best bases in town

From powder compacts to mousses, we share our favourite finds for fantastic looking skin

Mycoplasma's symptoms might match the flu, but the illness can drag for weeks
Health
Mycoplasma: All you need to know about walking pneumonia

How to prevent catching and spreading mycoplasma, plus what it feels like to suffer from it

The huge living space is open air, with nature spilling in from all sides
Property
For Sale: Tour this magical beach house in Noosa, Queensland

Enjoy whales, ospreys and wallabies from this award-winning eco-development on Australia's coast

The shuttle speedboat
News
A new way to see Bangkok: Better hotels, activities and grub

Our guide to a different side of Thailand's capital - from free speedboat 'taxis' to local spots

Street Talk: What's it like living on Leonie Hill in River Valley?

Expat Natalie offers up all you need to know about this popular 'hood near Orchard Road

It's hard not to judge a macaron by its pretty colour...
News
Where to sniff out feather-light French macarons

Can't get enough of the colourful desserts? We hunt for the island's top stores

spray tan singapore
Brown up real nice with our recommended tanning pros
Living Here
Feeling a tad pale? Hook up with one of Singapore's top spray tanners

Want that lovely, golden glow, but don’t fancy baking your skin in the sun? Jump in for our guide...

St Andrew's Cathedral
Family Fun
Fa la la! Guide to Christmas carols across SG (most are free!)

Even Scrooges will get a fuzzy feeling when these carollers start belting out 'Away in a Manger'

The slippery slope to fun and giggles
News
Where to feel cold and wintery, right here on the Red Dot

Looking for frosty, festive spots in the tropics? Jump inside for a dose of nippy temperatures and s...

Lounging in a snazzy crib
Living Here
Ooh, new pet lodge The Wagington is posher than most hotels

This fancy new boarding spot in Dempsey even has a spa and pool for your fur kids

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

Hort Park is beautiful
Things to do
Your ultimate guide to picnic spots in Singapore

Oh we do love stuffing our faces in the park! Check out the best areas to hit with a hamper

Bookworms! Novels, cooking guides, writers' events and more this month

From thought-provoking novels to the art of Japanese vegetarian cooking, here's our top reads

Lisa Crosswhite
Business
Stylish in SG! Gnossem's Lisa on building an online fashion store

The model-turned-entrepreneur on local designers, growing a following and her daily mantra

Apple tarte tatin
Recipes
Dessert recipe: How to whip up apple tarte tatin

Enjoy some French flair at tea time with Expat Kitchen Cooking School's sweet baking idea

Christmas decor and gifts aplenty at The Fair at Pan Pacific Orchard
Fashion
Christmas markets! Your handy guide to festive fairs and bazaars

Get your Christmas shopping done early at these stylish markets and fairs

Tajima wagyu beef carpaccio
Restaurants
Review: New Italian spot Alba 1836 on Duxton Hill

The elegant new restaurant in Chinatown delights with fresh, beautifully balanced mains and gourmet ...

Shakshouka skillet - eggs baked in cumin-scented tomato sauce, served with warm Turkish pide bread, cucumber salad and tahini dip
Restaurants
Review: Artisan Boulangerie Co. on East Coast Road

This relaxed bakery and bistro serves timeless comfort food and European-style breads

Heading West!
News
Hong Kong's great outdoors: Three hikes and one hip hotel

Looking for an active short break? Shamus scopes out nature trails and boutique hotels

Under a thousand dollars: Mr Darcy Loves Miss Elizabeth by Jazmin Velasco
Art and Culture
All you need to know about the glorious Affordable Art Fair

With art starting at $100, here's your chance to buy a unique piece without a huge price tag

Island twin-stay: Our royal laze in Lombok and Bali

Rachael Wheeler sets off for a self-indulgent break at two beachside retreats

The closest thing to Bali's famous Potato Head Beach Club in Singapore? We think so...
News
Beach bums! Ace places to grab a drink by the coast in SG

Sun, sand and boozy fun? Er, yes please! Soak up the sea air at these beachside bars on the island

A lion statue guarding the Forbidden City
Tips
Ultimate China Guide: Beijing, The Great Wall, Xi'An and Shanghai

Planning a trip to China? All you need to know about its famous cities, plus heaps of holiday tips

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

Booking a bash? EL's huge guide to awesome party venues

Planning a Christmas do, birthday event or baby shower? Our round-up to event spaces for adults

Raffles all dressed up for Crimbo
News
Ooh! EL's guide to dazzling Christmas lights and twinkly trees

A festive frenzy is hitting the island - here's where to find the sparkliest displays