5 Sports Bars

Nothing beats catching sports live at the stadium – the roar of the crowd and incessant sledging making the day or evening an event to remember. But having to queue for ages for the...

Restaurant Review – Kilo at PACT

Kilo at PACT, 181 Orchard Rd, Orchard Central, Tel 6884 7560, www.visitpact.com Set on the second level of Orchard Central is a new one-of-a-kind, welcome addition named PACT. PACT has arrived as a hip collaboration...

Bars & Restaurant Review – Tiong Bahru Bar

Tiong Bahru Bar, #01-01 3 Seng Poh Rd, Tel 6438 4380 Not to be confused with Tiong Bahru Bakery, Tiong Bahru Bar (TBB) is a hip new space, brought you by Chris Chong and Kaz...

Restaurant Review – TFS Bistrot

TFS Bistrot, 544 Serangoon Rd, Tel 6299 3544, www.tfsbistrot.com I had heard about this place from everyone I know, and so decided to go there on a date night. I was not let down. The TFS...

The Last Kampong

In Singapore’s northeast, you’ll find a tiny village which harks back to when the country was a collection of small settlements. Kieran Nash went there to see what life was like more than 50...

Restaurant Review – Pita Pan

Pita Pan, Marina Bay Sands and Marina Square, Tel 6688 7450, www.pitapan.com.sg With one of the best names in the business, Pita Pan is a vegetarian restaurant, serving up traditional Mediterranean dishes in a no-nonsense,...

AIS – 20 Years of Success

In 2013 the Australian International School celebrated 20 years of educating international students in Singapore. From humble beginnings in 1993, with a cohort of 32 students and 7 teachers, to the current purpose-built campus...

Learning Local – Investing in the Future

Jim Rogers is a financial investor and  commentator from the United States of America. He lives here with his wife Paige Parker and daughters Happy (9) and Baby Bee (4). For years, Jim stressed the...

Learning Local – Citizens of the World

Australian Dave Powell’s situation is a bit different from the above families. His wife Iris is Singaporean, and his children Rachael (14), and David (12), are Singaporean citizens. Rachael attends SOTA (School of The...

Operation Smile

  Elischa Montague-Drake spent a gruelling week in Myanmar in 2013, braving this and that to help repair the smiles of more than 100 Burmese children.  My son Orlando was born with a bilateral cleft lip...