Singapore is a fascinating city where you do not have to look too much to discover the picturesque island, the boldness of the past, or the unbridled creativity of the artistic community. The soul of the city is alive, healthy and unique, making Singapore one of the most pleasant cities in Southeast Asia. A dynamic city of colors and contrasts, where you will discover the harmonious blend of culture, gastronomy, architecture and art. If we were to describe it in a word, it is “unique”.
Name: Republic of Singapore
Location: Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia
Main urban area: Queenstown, Changi, Central Water Catchment, North-Eastern Islands, Western Water Catchment
Currency: Singapore dollar – SGD
Tipping: Tipping is usually not customary in Singapore, however in some areas tipping may be allowed. Tipping isn’t customary and discouraged, except for the bellhops. You can tip around 1SIN – 2SIN per bag.
In Singapore there is often a 10% service charge added to the bill. You don’t need to tip extra, but be aware that the person serving you will probably not receive this money, it goes to the restaurant.
Do not tip at airport restaurants (or any other airport facility) it usually isn’t allowed and do not tip at Hawker stalls (food stalls). There is no need to tip at cafes or bars.
Voltage: Network parameters: 230 V / 50 Hz; G socket is used, you need adapters.
Its strategic location, excellent services, cultural contrasts and tourist attractions contribute to the success of this destination, attracting about 10 million tourists annually. Singapore is one of the only two cities in the world to keep the tropical forest intact, setting up the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Its most important attractions are:
The weather is tropical, without any distinct season, with constant temperature and pressure, high umidity and a lot of tropical rain. June and July are the hottest months of the year, and during Novembre and Decembre it is the monsoon time.
Singapore is an island city and the smallest country in South East Asia. The name Singapore derives from the words Malay, singa – lion and pure – city, which originate in Sanskrit. Singapore is a parliamentary republic. The territory is composed of 63 islands and a continental area.
The huge amusement park on Sentosa Island is the largest in Asia and attracts over 5 million tourists every year. The main attractions are the Universal Studios – Singapore, the Tiger Sky Tower, the butterfly and insect park, the Underwater World and the Dolphin Lagoon, Sentosa 4D Magix, Sentosa CineBlast, Fort Siloso, Palawan, Siloso, Tanjong and Magical Sentosa Show world that carries viewers into a fantastic world, animated with special effects (sounds, colors, lights, waters, lasers, the media).
It is the only show in the world that takes place in water and takes you into a fantastic world, animated with special effects. With a 2 million-dollar props that combine the magnificent effects of lasers with computerized graphics, water jets and flame, this show is an unforgettable experience inspiring through visual extravagance.