Puttin’ On The Ritz

Over 600 classy individuals – and a shoe-shine uncle – turned up to Ritz-Carlton Millenia on Saturday 7 May for the 52nd annual ANZA ball. The theme seemed a perfect fit for the Ritz-Carlton, with...

Newbies Guide to Singapore

Just landed at Changi? Welcome! Seasoned expat Karola Clark offers tried and tested tips for making the most of life in Singapore.

Baby Turtles at Banyan Tree Bintan: hatching this week

Banyan Tree Bintan’s sustainability team are due to guide their new baby turtles to the sea this Thursday 26 March. To celebrate and share this exciting event, they have special deals for day trips...

Why I Travel

There’s much to reflect on when asked about why we travel, Kimberley Williams says.    I remember clearly my first travel experiences: hot trips in smelly cars punctuated by stops at diners to fill up...

Experiential Learning – actively connecting with the world around us

Experiential learning is a process which results in greater student engagement and, whilst most educational pedagogies allow for some exposure to experiential learning, approaches which fully integrate these experiences within academics deliver greater opportunities...

Tea By Train in the hills of Sri Lanka

Ceylon, or Sri Lanka as it is now known, has been regarded as a top tea producer ever since the plant was introduced by the British in colonial days past. Kieran Nash booked a...

Percussionist Elvis Aljus

Melbourne-born percussionist Elvis Aljus is currently touring with Cirque Du Soleil’s latest show, Totem, and spoke to us about the physical and mental training – as well as some of the many instruments he...

Columbia Jungle Run 2017

Announced just last month, Columbia Jungle Run made waves in the local trail running community as a fresh challenge for pros, fun event for novices, and unique opportunity for active families. Organised by Centaurs Group...

A National Icon

This year’s ANZA Black Tie Ball centres on Singapore’s ever-recognisable national flower, the Vanda Miss Joaquim orchid. We find out how this unique bloom became synonymous with the Lion City. Singapore’s national flower, the Vanda...

Teen Depression – When to Seek Help

The teen years can be tough, but love, guidance and support go a long way. Dr Arti Jaiswal from IMC Paediatric gives advice on spotting the signs of depression in young adults, and how you can support your teen to seek help and start a potentially life-saving conversation.