Singapore

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Singapore is an island state on the Southern tip of the Malay peninsula. There are a total of 63 islands with Singapore island at the centre. It is a multicultural society with Malay, Chinese, Indian and western influences. It is a modern metropolis filled with skyscrapers with a population of about 5 million people.

 


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Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and sports the world's busiest port. Combining the skyscrapers and subways of a modern, affluent city with a tropical climate, with tasty food, good shopping and a vibrant nightlife scene, this Garden City makes a great stopover or springboard into the region.

 

Singapore skyline - travel advice and trip info

(The Singapore Skyline)

 

Sentosa

 

Sentosa is an island South of Singapore Island. It is a recreational playground filled with attractions such as theme parks, museums and beach bars. The Sentosa express is a monorail that connects the mainland with Sentosa Island.

 

Hotels

 

There are a few interesting luxury hotels in Singapore, such as the Raffles and the Marina Bay Sands that are worth visiting, even if you don’t stay there.

 

Tips on what to do in Singapore:

 

- Visit the rooftop of the Marina Bay Sands

- Go for dinner and drinks to Kampong Glam

- Shop untill you drop on Orchard Road

- Take a ride on the Singapore Flyer

- Go swimming at Sentosa Island

 

Recently added articles about Singapore:

 

April 28, 2013 - Kinki Japanese Restaurant and Bar

March 24, 2013 - Suntec City Mall

August 18, 2012 - Hola Amigo Mexican Restaurant

August 17, 2012 - The Talent Cafe

July 30, 2012 - Gardens by the Bay

July 17, 2012 - Spizzico Italian Restaurant Singapore

July 12, 2012 - Jurong Kartright Speedway

 

How to get from Singapore to other destinations:

 

- Getting from Singapore to Malacca in Malaysia

- Getting from Singapore to Bangkok in Thailand

- Getting from Singapore to Phuket in Thailand

 

 

 

 

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