Check Out Keong Saik Rd

This Chinatown neighbourhood used to be a prominent red-light district, but in the past few years, handfuls of fantastic bars, restaurants and cafes have sprouted up all over the neighbourhood – from spectacular cocktails...

Ann Siang Hill

With a rich ambience of the old estate, Ann Siang Hill is a delightful enclave of conservation shop-houses filled with plenty of local bars, restaurants and boutiques. Founder of Travelshopa, Renée Lodens gives her...

Tiong Bahru tried and true

There’s nothing that attracts expats like top-quality cafes and funky bars, and Tiong Bahru is teeming with them. Neighbourhood resident Innika Choo gives her favourite picks, as well as some hidden local gems. 1 Plain...

Books that Inspire

As a kid I spent hours over the tri-fold book club catalogue, choosing and changing and perfecting my selection. When my daughter brought the same catalogue home from kindergarten, I was thrilled to be...

Allergy Friendly Kids’ Party Treats

With allergies so common in kids, there is a good chance you will encounter a little guest with an allergy or intolerance. Stock up on these readily available treats for parties to be sure...

Sunday Brunch at Mezza9

Unlimited fresh oysters accompanied by unlimited champagne. If this sounds like indulgence or even decadence, then it sounds like brunch in Singapore. Every Sunday across the Island, hotels and restaurants offer an afternoon of endless...

HFMD – Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

HFMD is a viral infection common in young children in Singapore that results in a blistered rash, commonly on the hands, feet and mouth, but also in the nappy area. It could also stand...

Dressing your Kids in Singapore

Cool, comfortable and stylish – these are my prerequisites for dressing my kids, however, in Singapore, this is a challenge. With dramatic disparities in sizing and style, we can find ourselves tearing our...

Dealing with Nut Allergies in Singapore

Steven Baxter writes about living in Singapore with a child with a nut allergy. My family had made the compulsory trip to Raffles Hotel’s Long Bar with the latest round of visitors for the...

High Tea – Top 5

The Rose Veranda, Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Tel 6213 4486 The influences of British colonialism can still be felt throughout Singapore – whether it’s architecture, street names or through English as the...