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Scene Setter

Singapore Scene Setter

By January 16, 2018 No Comments

Singapore has it all!

Welcome to Singapore – a place for everyone! Whatever you like to do on holiday, Singapore has it. Are you an Explorer looking for sights that will knock your socks off? Singapore has it. Are you a Culture Shaper and like to visit art galleries? Singapore has it. We’d tell you all about the fantastic food, but you’d be salivating by the end of the sentence. And as for the nightlife, shopping, action and adventure, Singapore has got you covered.

You see, Singapore really does have it all – so what are you waiting for? Get out there and see it!

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Good to know

  • Flight time: Approximately 13 hours
  • Climate: With a tropical climate, temperatures range from lows of 25°C to highs of 31° year round
  • Local currency: Singapore Dollar
  • GMT: +8 hours

Explorers

Get out and explore Singapore where there’s something for everyone! Discover iconic landmarks, out-of-this-world theme parks, lush and super modern city greenery (you won’t see this anywhere else!) and the world’s first night safari. Whether you are looking for a hidden gem, serene spot or an immersive experience, you’ll find it all in Singapore.

Spectra

Experience a water show like no other – free to watch and held twice per night. Be mesmerised by the dancing water decorated by laser and visual projections set against an inspirational soundtrack. A truly stunning experience!

Pulau Ubin

Go back in time to a simpler life. Discover an unspoilt and rustic gem in Pulau Ubin where time has stood still since the 60s. Abundant with wildlife in the wetlands and coral reefs, it’s a perfect trip for a lesson in how to unwind.

Don’t miss!

• Spectra

• Universal Studios Singapore

• Pulau Ubin

• Katong/Joo Chiat district

• Gardens By The Bay

• Marina Bay Sands

Katong /Joo Chiat district

Do something different – head off and explore the district of Katong /Joo Chiat to learn about the Peranakan culture – curious now aren’t you? Here’s a clue, this area is a melting pot of cultures, unique to this region. So see, smell and taste your way through this hidden hotspot for a day with a difference.

Universal Studios Singapore

With 24 rides in seven themed zones, shows and attractions, you are guaranteed a great day at Universal.

Gardens By The Bay

Rated TripAdvisor’s number 1 attraction – comprising:

Dragonfly Lake – fascinating aquatic ecosystem
Flower Dome – an ever-changing world of blooming flowers in perpetual spring
Cloud Forest – a mysterious mountain world full of rare tropical plants
Supertree Grove + OCBC Skyway – see the beautiful vertical gardens and walk through the air!

Tip: Stay ‘til early evening to see the beautiful light show

Marina Bay Sands

Think Singapore, think the Marina Bay Sands, an epic building towering over the bay area. Sprawling over 155,000 square metres with a hotel, celebrity restaurants, shops, restaurants and much more! A must see is the Sky Park.

Culture shapers

Doused in culture and heritage, Singapore is a fascinating city to uncover. Watch must-see international shows in state-of-the-art venues. Catch the culture bug and satisfy your inner artist at one of the many museums and galleries. Discover centuries of history with Singapore’s Chinese, Malaysian and Indian influences. Or get out there and get crafty at one the many artisan workshops.

ArtScience Museum™

A visually stunning piece of architecture housing equally amazing international exhibitions, the ArtScience Museum™ is a must for art and science lovers combined.

The Masjid Sultan mosque

This ornate, gilded building is Singapore’s most famous mosque and one of the most impressive religious buildings you’ll see – a real treasure for the local Muslim community and a great sight to see while in Singapore.

Don’t miss!

• ArtScience Museum™

• The Masjid Sultan mosque

• Little India

• Teochew opera

Little India

Showcasing a fascinating and colourful culture, Little India will brighten your day with buzzing streets, vibrant markets and dazzling Hindu temples.

Teochew opera

Open your eyes to the past and see a different way of life passed through the generations at the Chinese Teochew opera. With animated dance and stunning costumes, let the traditions and drama wash over you at this distinctive art form.

Foodies

Calling all foodies – a feast awaits! Singapore offers an amazing selection of food, don’t just expect traditional Cantonese cooking. Rise on up to Michelin starred dining high above the city and enjoy some of the world’s most stunning views or get back to earth with authentic, lip smacking street food. A date for any foodie’s diary is the annual Singapore Food Festival with so much to taste and enjoy.

Food tours

With so much food on offer, try one of the many food tours to experience the best local cuisine with expert local guides. Taking in many local dishes, you’ll get a true taste of Singapore!

Restaurant week

Held twice a year, Singapore restaurant week celebrates the best that Singapore has to offer. A selection of Singapore’s finest restaurants offer a set menu at a special price during these tasty weeks.

Don’t miss!

• Food tours

• Michelin dining

• Restaurant week

• Street food

Michelin dining

Singapore has many Michelin starred restaurants serving world-class dishes. The Labyrinth restaurant is renowned for its ‘art on a plate’ – food that looks as good as it tastes. And for something out of this world at an unbelievable price, visit the two hawker stalls (street food) with a Michelin star where you can get a Michelin meal for just £3!! We know what you are thinking… send me there now!

Street food

Any foodie worth their crust will get down to Singapore’s ‘hawker scene’. These open-air venues house a mountain of delicious dishes to tempt your taste buds. Try a coffee with a twist – a honeydew mint long black (oh yes!) then, packing big flavours, try the coconut rice with fried fish snack ‘cubes’ at Timbre+, it is the place to be – we’d go to Singapore just to try this… and that’s just for starters! ?

See yourself in Singapore?

Well, there’s no time like the present. With so many holiday to choose from find your perfect Singapore holiday today!

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