Modern Meets Vintage

Amandine Samb-Calvez’s restored heritage shophouse can be found nestled in the vibrant Joo Chiat neighbourhood on the East Coast. With a lovely kid’s park right across the street and friendly neighbours, the French expat has created a quirky, retro-influenced home that ticks all the boxes for family living.

Remote Renovations

You have a property overseas that needs work, but should you wait until you’re there to deal with it? Karola Clark shares her own story and speaks to other expats who’ve managed overseas building projects.

Turquoise Treasure

Jenny Sutton and Gordon Perchthold’s colourful 1920s residence in McNair Road can be found in a cluster of 84 heritage houses, built as residences for British Civil servants in the 1920s. After the British left, the houses fell into disrepair, but were later given conservation status and restored by the government.

Bali Sabbatical

Former Singapore expat Karien van Ditzhuijzen writes about moving from big city Singapore to a small rural community in Indonesia. Her three children now attend The Green School, and the family live in a peaceful villa, surrounded by rice fields. “Tumbak Bayuh is a village on the west coast of Bali, about ten minutes from the sea and the hustle and bustle of touristy Canggu. It’s a different world.”

ANZA Melbourne Cup Race Day 2019, Proudly Presented by Crossbridge Capital

The Race That Stops a Nation returned to Singapore on Tuesday 5 November when a spirited crowd of over 400 joined in the festivities at The Singapore Turf Club to see Vow and Declare nose past the winner’s post in a thrilling finish.

Visit Jeju Island, South Korea

South Korea’s largest island boasts three UNESCO world heritage sites, stunning walking trails and a rich cultural heritage, discovers KAROLA CLARK.

A Jungle Retreat

Karola Clark visits a family who have created the perfect blend of indoor-outdoor living in one of the greenest spots in Singapore.

What’s On – November

November is a bumper month of entertainment options - with the Singapore Writers' Festival, Affordable Art Fair, Neon Lights, and a new Disney naimation exhibition at ArtScience Museum.