As one of Asia’s most popular tourist destinations, Singapore, a cosmopolitan economic powerhouse thriving on high-tech industry and tourism, welcomes over 10 million visitors annually. With sharp contrasts of everything from futuristic skyscrapers to ancient temples, muddy wetlands and rainforests, it is a truly something to behold.
Often referred to as the Garden City due its extraordinary urban greenery, escape to Singapore’s utopia, the peaceful 74-hectare Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the city’s most impressive attractions.
Singapore remains a retail paradise, where shopaholics might feel as though they’ve died and gone to heaven. Jam-packed with glistening shopping malls selling the latest electronics and designer fashion, Orchard Road can be considered a futuristic shrine to consumerism.
With an interesting cultural mix of Chinese, Malaysian and Indian influences, it’s no wonder that Singapore is home to an absolute feast of aromas and flavours, where tasting the various cuisines would be a major highlight to any visit.