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Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. At 704.0 sqkm (272 square miles), it is one of the few city-states in the world and the smallest country in Southeast Asia.
Singapore Seight-seeing buses / tours
Singapore offers a few options to do a sight-seeing tour with hop-on hop-off type of buses with the SIA Hop-on Bus, FunVee Open Top Bus and the sea & land trips of Duck & Hippo Tours. ... more
Buses from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
There are plenty of options (flight, bus, train) to do the journey of 350km between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. We browsed through all bus companies serving this route and compiled the prices, times, departure and arrival points for you. ... more
The Hindu Thaipusam Festival festival is a public holiday in Malaysia and takes place every year end of January / beginning of February. ... more
Things to Do & See
Sentosa, which means tranquillity in Malay, is a popular resort island at the harbour in Singapore with beaches and countless of rides, attractions and things to do
Singapore′s Chinatown is the traditional Chinese quarters of the city. Today it is a major tourist attraction with national heritage sites, souvenir markets and beautifully restored traditional shop houses
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands became Singapore's most prominent landmark with its SkyPark when it opened in 2010. It comprises of a casino, hotel, theatres, the ArtScience museum and a shopping mall.
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Restaurants & Food Courts
Betel Box Bistro
The Betel Box Bistro is a Peranakan neighbourhood restaurant in the historic Joo Chiat / Katong district of Singapore. It shares a traditional shophouse with the Betel Box Hostel.
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MRT (Mass Rapid Transit)
The modern and efficient Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system is probably the fastest way to get around Singapore. It consists of 4 lines with 3 more lines in the making or planning.
Singapore's main airport, in the eastern part of the island, was voted the world's best airport in 2012 and handles international long-distance flights from regular and budget airlines.
Golden Mile Complex Bus Terminal
Many bus operators use the Golden Mile Complex / Tower as drop-off and depature point for long-distance buses to and from Malaysia. The Golden Mile Complex itself is a shopping mall with Thai clubs, shops and food stalls.
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Singapore's largest shopping mall, located at HarbourfFront with direct connection to Sentosa Island via Monorail or Boardwalk, also has a Golden Screen Cinema
is a road in Singapore that is the shopping and entertainment hub of the city-state. Often the surrounding area is known as Orchard and associated with the road.
Shopping Mall at Orchard Road, hub to Singapore's filipino community with many pinoy shops and restaurants
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Backpacker Hostel in a traditional shophouse in the historical Joo Chiat Road / Katong with a Peranakan restaurant downstairs. Betel Box also offers tours, including the famous Food Walk
Tree In Lodge
eco-friendly Hostel in Bugis located near Beach Road and close to Bugis MRT station
Rucksack Inn @ HongKong Street
Hostel in downtown Singapore near Boat and Clarke Quark, one of three Rucksack Inn branches in Singapore
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