Singapore Holiday Guide

Singapore Travel Information

The earliest written account of Singapore is found in a 3rd century Chinese text, described matter-of-factly as 'the island at the end of the peninsula'. Singapore is a group islands with a mainland and during the 19th century The British set up a trading post and many of Singapore's most beautiful buildings, including it's parliament building, are from this bygone era.

Singapore is a busy, bustling holiday location, tourism is a major industry for the islands, more than 7 million tourists arrive each year, medical tourism is likely to increase that number in future, it is one of the most expensive places to live in the world.

Singapore Tourist Attractions

Singapore is full of surprises and tourists will be hard pushed to see every tourist attraction in one visit. You can visit Chinatown at night in a trishaw, take a dinner cruise along the river, visit one of the many zoo's or take a trip around the modern city of Singapore and fit in a ride on the Singapore Flyer, the worlds largest ferris wheel. You could take a trip to Haw Par Villa, a beautifully landscaped gardens with view to the Straits of Johor to Malaysia. you could take a trip to Kusu Island to see the Chinese Temple. Singapore is an eclectic mix of old and new with the East Coast Park is the most popular spot for weekend relaxation for the city's young professionals.

One advantage of the island's multicultural past is its cuisine. Singapore has some excellent places to eat, with menus as varied as the accents of its citizenry.

Transport Around Singapore

Getting to Singapore is easy. Singapore has invented itself as the premier travel hub in the region, with an airline that's frequently rated number one in global surveys. One of the best way to make the most of the fabulous Singapore tourist attractions is to hire a car which can easily be picked up at the airport.

Singapore is a very safe city, with crimes against tourists rare. Accidents and illnesses do occur, so be sure to purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy before you travel.