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The island country Singapore is a babe of a nation. Minuscule in size but herculean in aspiration. Once under the colonial rule, this lion city is now one of the most developed urban centres with towering skyscrapers, diverse communities and unique landscape. The bustling character of this city-state with a myriad of things to do, see and buy adds to its charms. Singapore is also a splendid destination for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Apart from the interesting tourist attractions and remarkable infrastructure, it also abounds in a wide range of outstanding beach resorts where you can experience the real Singaporean hospitality. From the eco resorts to astute luxury offerings, Singapore beach resorts offer wide-ranging options for a couple of every kind. Best Singapore Beach Resorts: Silso Beach Resort, Sentosa -­ Award-winning Eco Resort Nestled in the lap of nature, surrounded by lush greenery, this Singapore beach resort offers…

It’s an island, it’s a city and it’s a state. It’s cosmopolitan, it’s a melting cauldron of cultures. It’s a leading economic centre, it’s urbane in character yet abounds in green spaces that serve as the perfect haven of tranquillity. Singapore is a destination as unique as they come. Even so, it hasn’t received its due as a tourist attraction. While the city witnesses a huge influx of travellers on business or layovers, it does not somehow feature among the obvious choices for a vacation. This Singapore travel guide seeks to correct that with a lowdown on everything that’s amazing about this place: 9 Things to do in Singapore To experience the true spirit of Singapore, you need more than just a couple of days here so that you can do a lot more than check another destination on your bucket list. To know why, check out these nine top…

A city-state, an island, a melting pot of cultures, a futuristic urban centre…Singapore is truly unique in ways more than one. This diversity has resulted in an indigenous cuisine carrying a delicious blend of Malay, Chinese and Indian influences. Singapore is also undeniably a nation of food lovers. Animated discussions about delicacies, must-try foods and best places to try different popular dishes can be overheard in every nook and cranny. Street food vendors, hawkers, eateries lining up almost every neighbourhood are a common sight too. All of this points to one thing – Singapore is truly a foodie’s heaven. Get a taste of this heaven with these 7 exotic Singapore foods to try on your trip to the Lion City: Curry Puffs A flaky, crispy curry puff is a popular snack in this land. A melt-in-your-mouth pastry shell containing curried potatoes and chicken makes for a flavourful ride and should…

A green paradise holding many iconic landmarks, gastronomic delights and shopping avenues in its folds, Singapore is undoubtedly one of the most fascination Southeast Asian destinations. The Land of the Merlion, off the southern Malaysian coast, is a futuristic urban centre abounding in rich experiences at every step of the way. However, unless you are invested in careful trip planning, exploring Singapore can burn quite the hole in your pocket. Take these 10 Singapore travel tips into consideration, whether you are planning a brief stop-over or an elaborate holiday, to make the most of the experience: Singapore Travel Tips for Planning Your Trip Pack for the Weather The tropic climate of the place means the weather conditions are humid and hot all year round, with average temperatures in the range of 26-34 degrees Celsius. High levels of humidity result in excessive perspiration outdoors, so it is important to pack light,…

Having put in a great deal of effort in planning a budget trip to Singapore, it was finally time for me to bring on the vacation mode and kickstart a memorable trip with my family. After landing at Changi Airport, we headed straight to our hotel after breakfast. We reached the hotel before the check-in time, and despite it being a budget hotel, the staff was courteous enough to make us comfortable and arrange for an early check-in. We were also fortunate to find an Indian eatery– ABC Nasi Kandar – right around the corner from our hotel. The staff at the restaurant was of Malaysian descent but they spoke Tamil. My mom managed to build a good rapport with them since she knows Tamil. We frequented this place for breakfast on all five days of our stay in Singapore. The nearest metro station was the Kallang MRT station, a…

A Singapore trip with family is surely on everyone’s travel wish list and it was no different in my case. Pulling off a foreign trip on a budget is never a mean feat. Here is how I planned and pulled off a budget trip to Singapore by investing some time and effort in laying the right groundwork for it. Plan Your Own Trip I began with a visit to the nearest travel operator which happened to be Thomas Cook to know the best deals for our upcoming budget trip to Singapore. They offered a package deal of Rs 68,586 per person plus taxes for a 4N/5D trip, which included a stay in a 4-star hotel, airport and hotel transfers plus sightseeing to top tourist destinations, which are always time bound in any package tour. Now that I had some information on how to get started, the next task was to…