Located off the southern coast of Malaysia, Singapore is a combination of different Asian cultures such as Malaysian, Chinese and Indian. Although it is considered expensive, there are ways to plan a long vacation in Singapore without breaking the bank.
Best time to visit
It’s important to keep in mind that there are peak seasons (during the Chinese New Year) where things can be quite expensive, so it is best to plan your trip during the off-peak time
Things to do in Singapore
The country has many attractions to visit. Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Asian Civilizations museum and Marina Bay sands are just to name a few of them. Another tourist thing to do is to ride the iconic flyer (Ferris wheel) that overlooks the entire city.
Expensive hotel rates could be a budget travelers’ nightmare, but with a little research you can find some of the best value hotels in Singapore. Hotels for the likes of Destination Singapore Beach road are conveniently located near the CBD and close to all the shopping hubs and nightlife in the city.
Food in Singapore
Singapore cuisine combines the unique flavours of several other neighboring Asian countries such as Malaysian, Indian and Chinese. You can spend $5 on street food or over $100 at a fancy restaurant. The famous dishes of Singapore include Hainanese chicken rice (a combination of boiled chicken and rice), laksa (a noodle based malay dish) and Cha kway Teow (a sweet Chinese sausage and noodle dish).
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