The retreat has 21-villas and a two-and-a-half-kilometer (1.6 mile) stretch of beach with cliffs at each end. The place is also a great surfing destination, with a carefully manage beach, which only accommodates ten surfers at a time. An eco-friendly getaway, it is powered by bio-fuel produced from coconuts at its on-premise bio-diesel factory. In […]

The Damn Good Shop

From the cool folks of Goodstuph comes online shopping site The Damn Good Shop, an emporium of one-off vintage wares, local labels and limited edition products by the Goodstuph studio. All the stuff on sale here are pretty much collectibles, handpicked by proprietor and well-known PR specialist Pat Law. Some homegrown brands stocked online includes […]

Open Door: I-S visits new Mediterranean and Southeast Asian restaurant 21 on Rajah

I-S pays a visit to Mediterranean and Southeast Asian restaurant 21 on Rajah at the Days Hotel. “The small plates menu pulls influences from all over the Mediterranean and includes tapas like roasted tomatoes with feta cheese ($11.90) as well as crostini of smoked eel ($13.90). Plus, there are filling mains, from Marseilles seafood bouillabaisse […]


Relocated from Bukit Pasoh, this French establishment is now a 140 seater with four private rooms, a riverside terrace and a seafood counter. On the menu are classics like fish and seafood bouillabaisse with rouille and croutons ($42).

Interview: Tash Aw

Acclaimed writer Tash Aw talks to us about Shanghai, Singapore, and why we are more interesting than dragons and zombies.