Add to this a variety of curriculums, from single-country programmes to the International Baccalaureate and International Primary Curriculum, and there’s not much more that a parent could wish for! But how do you choose? While physically visiting a school is often the best way to make an instinctive decision based on the individual needs of your children, hearing the opinions of other families can be invaluable. The following pages feature a multitude of referrals from Expat Living readers to help you decide.
10 QUESTIONS TO KEEP IN MIND
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Sail for the Soul
In search of a remedy to satisfy the travel bug, this group headed to the horizon for an overnight staycation out at sea.
A fancy high tea or a special brunch – it’s a great way to hang out with friends! Once you’ve booked, let’s look at what you can wear. White Ginger’s dresses are elegant and cool. Then, all you need is a pop of sparkles from jewellery boutique Lustre and you’re set to go!
From Farm to Door
Inspired by a stint in Silicon Valley and the lessons of lockdown, SHENG founded online butchery Meat Co.; we chat to him about introducing technology to the business, and what it means for customers.
Does Solar Have A Dirty Secret?
Expat Living contributor CATHIE HEARNS sheds some light on solar, the world’s third biggest renewable power source behind water and wind.
From Maths... To Magic!
Mumpreneur Karin Majdalany is the founder of Kabochon, a fine jewellery brand in Singapore that offers both a ready-to-wear collection and a bespoke service. We asked her about her career curveball and why she loves what she does.
Selling Something You Love
American heritage brand Salt-Water Sandals is now in Singapore – great news for lovers or comfortable footwear! We caught up with the CEO of the brand, Rachael Lainé, to find out why she’s excited about the reception to these stylish yet durable sandals.
6 Travel Trends
When we start travelling again, holidays will no doubt look a little different, both in terms of destination choices and how we choose to travel. Jumping from city to city on jampacked itineraries will likely fall by the wayside for slower-paced trips and spending quality time in fewer places. And, of course, health and safety will be paramount. Here, the team from luxury tour operator Lightfoot Travel give us a year’s worth of “new” holiday inspiration.
Looking For A Holistic Solution To Your Health Problems? Here Is The Answer
Looking for a drug-free, holistic solution to your health problems? Luckily, here in Singapore, there are tons of healing techniques to turn to – from mind-body modalities and manipulation therapies to natural products such as vitamins, minerals, essential oils and more. Here, we look at five areas of complementary medicine aimed at providing emotional and physical healing.
Importance Of Gut Health
We talk to Dr Elizabeth Biggs about the importance of gut health, and how she went from practising Western medicine to co-founding a Singapore-incorporated probiotic company.
Getting Out & About
Here are six outdoor activities in Singapore to keep you fit and feeling good.
THUMBS UP! and DOWN!
Best Of Show Or Worse For Wear? Digest Decides.
JEFF KOBER ON GH EXIT
Jeff Kober’s stint as baddie Cyrus concluded on June 16, when the disgraced G.H. Chief of Staff was spirited away to a federal penitentiary for his litany of crimes.
Y&R: AMANDA CATCHES NAYA IN A LIE
Denise, the private investigator who previously worked with Amanda’s father, meets with Amanda and Devon to share new information: A search of Richard’s phone records exposed a surprising detail. “Denise reveals that he was not only constantly trying to call Sutton’s campaign office, he also made a call to Naya’s cell phone that lasted five minutes,” says Mishael Morgan (Amanda). “Naya has always maintained that she avoided Richard’s calls and never spoke with him, but now here’s proof of a five-minute call. It’s not like Naya picked up and then hung right up; it looks like they definitely had a conversation.”
GH'S KIRSTEN STORMS ON THE MEND AFTER BRAIN SURGERY
Kirsten Storms (Maxie) is on the mend and recovering at home after undergoing a scheduled brain surgery to drain and remove noncancerous cysts on her brain.
DAYS: SHOCKING DEATH ROCKS SALEM
Jack urges Gwen and Xander to try to get along, which proves to be useful advice when Xander comes upon Gwen in an argument with Dr. Snyder. “As soon as Xander starts to realize that Gwen is up to some nefarious shenanigans, he can’t help but stick his nose in, primarily to help Jack but also because of the person he is — he can’t stay out of things,” observes Paul Telfer (Xander). “He thinks he’s smart, especially when it comes to anything criminal, but very often, just by engaging with those things, he makes it worse.”
Katrina Bowden (Flo, B&B)
Finn uses DNA samples from Chase’s mother (Jackie) and father (Finn) to execute what he hopes is an antidote for Chase, but it only makes his condition worse. Finn is forced to tell Chase that he is dying; he also relays the news to a devastated Jackie and Gregory, and to Anna.
DAYS OF OUR LIVES
Justin is miffed when Steve tries to bail on dinner plans with Kayla and Bonnie. Kayla forces Steve to go. At Julie’s place, Bonnie strolls in, looking and acting like Adrienne. Steve calls Bonnie out on impersonating his sister. Justin defends Bonnie, who breaks down, explaining she’s tired of trying to prove to them she’s worthy of Justin.
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL
TRUTH BE TOLD Quinn is stunned when Shauna explains that Paris overheard their conversation and knows that it was Quinn who had an affair with Carter, not Shauna.
B&B: THOMAS DISCOVERS THE TRUTH ABOUT VINNY
Thomas learns there is more to the story of Vinny’s death, which places him in danger. “Thomas is going through it all over again,” sighs his portrayer, Matthew Atkinson. “From his perspective, this has been massively tumultuous. He lost his best friend, his only real friend in the whole world. He’s feeling pretty lost. He’s trying to find out who killed his friend, and then discovered it wasn’t the person he thought. It flips everything on its head and adds another layer of complexity to the situation.”