Having a Baby in Singapore

More and more expats in Singapore means more and more babies born here. Daniella Jenson was 56 hours into labour when she was asked once more if she needed a caesarean section. “I was...

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...

Japan – Skiing in Myoko Kogen

Some Japanese ski towns are so overrun they’re called ‘Kuta Beach on Ice’. Kieran Nash steers clear, and heads to unspoilt Myoko Kogen for some uninterrupted runs. It’s below freezing outside, but I’m sweating. Rushing past...

Myanmar – A Silver Lining in the Golden Land

Myanmar: the name generates a flood of emotions. After spending just six days there, I hardly know where to begin. Culturally, as ancient as many European countries, Myanmar was a failed British colony, which...

Singapore at your Doorstep

Explore Singapore’s culture and heritage without stepping on a train or in a taxi? It can be done. Kieran Nash finds how in a different type of staycation. Marina Bay Sands. The Singapore Zoo. A...

Singapore Sports Hub

Singapore’s ever-expanding skyline has another landmark – and this so big it can easily fit the Sydney Opera House under its roof. It’s the new Singapore Sports Hub, a 1.33 billion-dollar development which will transform...

Back on the Bike

Jimmy Guardino share his first six months of cycling with ANZA. My leap from the United States to Singapore in August 2012 was anything but ordinary. A week prior to my big departure at...

Southern Hemisphere Wine Vintages in 2013

The wine harvest season in the Southern Hemisphere in 2013 was a classic case of less is more: hot dry weather meant lower yields but expectations of higher flavour intensity, particularly for McLaren Vale...

To Be the Belle of the Ball

The ticket is bought, the table is full and the gang is ready for their next ball. Well the guys are. For the girls, it’s just the beginning. Black tie, formal, red carpet –...

Aussie Rules in Singapore

The Singapore Australia Rules Football club started life as the Singapore Lions in 1993. It was somewhat of a false start, as the founders, in their eagerness to create a social sporting club for...