Singapore packs the delights of an entire country into a space the size of a city. On this island, you can admire sophisticated skyscrapers, hike foliage-covered hills, scare yourself at thrill rides, or shop at expansive malls. You can also stay almost anywhere, since the public transportation system will quickly and inexpensively take you wherever you want to go. What's more, everything is in English because of Singapore's British colonial past. Reserve one of the hotels in Singapore so you can taste all that this Asian powerhouse has to offer.
Out and About in Singapore
A smartphone or other Internet device can help with planning your itinerary. Fortunately, Singapore hotels with WiFi are common, as are hotspots throughout the city. What's your vacation priority? If it's shopping, head for one the malls that tower over Orchard Road. For nature, explore the plants at the Gardens by the Bay or the animals at the Singapore Zoo and Night Safari. If relaxation is high on your list, stay at one of the hotels near the Changi Beach Park and enjoy the relatively isolated coastal location. If you're a thrill-seeker, spend a day at Sentosa Island, where Universal Studios, adventure trails, water parks, and a cable car all vie for your attention.
Eating and Drinking
As the crossroads of commerce and travel for the region, Singapore offers both Eastern and Western Cuisines. Spare your budget by dining at hawker centers, which surround tables and chairs with booths run by independent cooks. Many such eateries stand next to cheap hotels in Singapore. Prefer a high-end night out? You can choose from Chinese, Indian, European, and American restaurants that have both five-star service and cuisines. To end your day, treat yourself to a bar with a view. Altitude stands out as the world's highest outdoor bar, perched on the top of the city's third tallest skyscraper. At the other extreme are the bars at Raffles, which soothes your soul with views of its ground-floor Palm Gardens.
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