Singapore has a fascinating history and gained its independence in 1965. It originally was a British Colony with a great deal of its history still accessible today including the renowned Raffles Hotel in Singapore’s Downtown Core Area. Its brief history has created a diverse and multicultural country where 4 main languages are recognised. These are English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil reflecting its main cultural make up of Chinese, Malay and Indian nationalities.
The melting pot of cultures makes Singapore a culinary food paradise. It boasts a large number of recognised fine dining establishments many located within the counties major hotels. However for an authentic dining experience you can visit one of the cultural areas like Little India and Chinatown and sample fantastic local cuisine or visit one of the cities marketplaces.
Singapore packs an amazing number of world class attractions into a tiny area. Sentosa Island is located in the south of the country and is home to numerous resorts and attractions including Universal Studios and Adventure Cove Waterpark. There is also major animal parks with a night safari zoo, Jurong Bird Park and you can have breakfast with the orangutans at the Singapore Zoo.
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Merlion Park is a popular tourist destination located at One Fullarton on Marina Bay. The park is home to the 8.6m Merlion, a statue with the head of a lion and body of a fish, that is a symbol of Singapore...read more.
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