The Healthy Wardrobe

When shopping for fashion, most of us like to look for natural fibres, cottons, silks, and linens. Living in Singapore, where the climate is constantly hot and sticky, natural fibers are a must.  But as...

Trigger Happy – Improving your Holiday Snaps

Part of the appeal of living in Asia is travelling to interesting places and experiencing different cultures and photography is a great way to capture those memories and share the experiences. However, many people...

Fitness Gets Tough

Remember when pilates was all the rage? How about when yoga was just for new-age salad scoffers and not for, well, everyone? While just yesterday it seems exercise was all about breathing, yoga, and...

Rail Trail

  Turn off busy Bukit Timah Road down a stony track that becomes a dusty one, pass a small black and white sign announcing “Community Use Site”, and ahead lies a jungle-lined trail. The leafy...

Fables of the Exotic East at the Raffles Hotel

  Kieran Nash meets the Raffles Hotel’s resident historian Leslie Danker, who has worked there for 41 years. Actor John Wayne was “a nice man. Very tall – and humble. Soft spoken, you know?” So says...

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...