Have you ever thought of visiting Singapore? Well, if yes, then it’s high time you turn the thought into action. If you have already, Singapore, a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia is one place you just can’t get enough of. No matter the many times you have been here, you will still have something to entertain and amaze you. Even its citizens find it to be an amazing place to explore.
In fact, Singapore has many places to visit and plenty of things to do such that a day or two may not be enough to explore all the fantastic things the destination has to offer. Besides, it is not as expensive as some people have suggested. If you are planning a vacation alone, with family members or with a group of friends, here are worthy reasons why you should choose Singapore as your destination.
The world’s tallest indoor waterfall
If you are used to outdoor waterfalls or smaller indoor waterfalls, then visit Singapore and enjoy viewing the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. It is situated at a place called the cloud forest. The place is just spectacular and gorgeous too. Plus the cloud forest itself is a breathtaking experience. No amount of words can fully explain the beauty of this place. You just have to visit in person to get the experience.
Singapore is a perfect destination for anyone wishing to experience a place with a mixture of different cultures. This is one place that cultures from Asia and Europe meet. For centuries, Indians, Chinese, Malay and Eurasian mix from the colonial era have lived and created a really cool mix of cultures. Hence, visit Singapore and experience a diversity of cultures and the outcome of the mixture. It’s a rare experience you don’t want to miss.
Singapore’s Changi Airport
Under normal circumstances, an airport is just a place offering transportation and not a reason to visit a place. However, Changi Airport, the county’s main air hub is different. It hasn’t been selected as the best airport in the world for several times without a good reason. Apart from it being an airport, there are plenty of things you can do here. For instance, if you have a long layover and don’t want to check out of the airport, you can sign up for a free three-hour guided tour of Singapore. You have a choice of two different tours.
Indulge in delicious cuisines
During your visit to Singapore, be sure your appetite will be well taken care of since you will get a chance to enjoy different delicacies. It’s like your taste buds will also be on a tour mission exploring various cuisines that our planet has to offer. This is one place you are guaranteed to enjoy a meal no matter your palate. The city has an array of restaurants and you may even find yourself struggling to choose one from the endless options available. The good thing is that they all offer delicious cuisines with a diverse range of delicious dishes. The only thing that differs is the price.
By the way, don’t fail to enjoy a meal or two at those hawker centres serving unique dishes that span Indian, Malay and Chinese culinary traditions. The dishes have finger-licking flavours. Plus, the meals are super cheap. If you are a foodie, Singapore is a place you want to visit again and again. It is even merrier during the holiday season when you are likely to come across more varied food choices. After all, food is a crucial part of the country’s culture.
Visit Little India
If you have always wanted to visit India but somehow the dream haven’t come true yet, how about you kill two birds with one stone? When you visit Singapore, you will also get an opportunity to experience how visiting India could feel like. In Singapore, there is a place known as Little India and most of its residents are people with Indian origin. Here, you will find almost everything found in India such as temples, Indian restaurants and shopping centres like Tekka Market, Campbell Lane, Little India Arcade and Mustafa canter shopping mall. For the best experience, visit little India during the Indian high holidays of Deepavali and Thaipusam.
This famous world-class Singapore zoo is a great attraction site worth your visit. It is specially designed in such a way that animals live in a large enclosure surrounded by moats or other non-intrusive barriers. Getting around the zoo is pretty easy regardless of the equatorial climate thanks to the various methods of transportation provided by the zoo to its visitors. You can comfortably tour the place with boats, horse carriages or even trams.
The city is super clean
If you are looking for a destination to rest, unwind and re-energize, then why not come to Singapore? The streets here are clean and well-maintained with beautiful views. This is majorly associated by the fact that the authorities here have implemented hefty fines for littering. This applies to tourists who visit the country as well. If you don’t want to ruin your holiday experience, leave the city as clean as you found it.
Singapore, a great destination
Singapore is a charming place that every travel enthusiast should experience, you and your loved ones included. Its well-deserved reputation as a global metropolis will ensure you enjoy a memorable vacation. Surprisingly, you won’t get enough of this country and you are likely to plan more visits in future. Therefore, do not hesitate to add it on your list for must-visit destinations. You will appreciate its attractions from historical structures, verdant parks, delicious dishes, luxurious hotels to world-class zoos. Make a difference this time around and visit a destination to like no other.