Singapore a sovereign island city-state is home to world-class zoos, luxurious hotels, historical structures, and deliciously cheap eats. Singapore has become a favorite playground for the world’s rich. Singapore’s central location in Southeast Asia makes it an ideal air, land, and sea stopover for visitors who plan to travel elsewhere in the region and the country’s main air hub, Changi Airport, is easily reached by flights from LA, San Francisco and New York.
Head out of town a little and you’ll find plenty of walking trails, treetop jungle bridges, wildlife galore and the city’s green jewel, the Unesco World Heritage listed Singapore Botanic Gardens: the lungs of Singapore, which lie close to the city and consist of 52 hectares of gardens and forest. Gardens By The Bay is a network of modern greenhouses and waterfront parks containing super trees lined with solar cells. Kids will love Southeast Asia’s only Universal Studios park, but its location on Sentosa Island gives the whole family access to the island’s many kid friendly attractions, including an adventure park, five-star restaurants and three of Singapore’s best white-sand beaches. Closer to the city center, take a seat at a DUCK tours tour and see Singapore’s historical district from both the road and the river.
Best described as a microcosm of modern Asia, Singapore is a melting pot of culture and history, and an extravaganza of culinary delights. The national pastime of Singaporeans is eating, followed closely by shopping. Begin a food tour in Chinatown, the most important area of the city because of its history. Since hawker markets are such a central part of Singaporean culture, these Singapore food tour normally stay away from mainstream restaurants and helps tourists eat like locals at small cafes and hawker stalls. Here, all the streets and shophouses have unique stories to tell. It also has a world-class nightlife, including the popular Singapore Night Safari. Singapore has climbed to be one of Asia’s hit-list destinations with its efficient and widespread transport system – whizzing in this country is just a matter of minutes!