All You Need to Know Before You Visit Singapore!

Singapore makes it easy for first timers. This island state is made up of expats, so you’ll never feel out of place no matter where you’re from. The challenge for you is not finding something to do, it trying to filter out the best stuff from the hundreds of attractions and activities on offer. That’s why this Singapore survival guide is so handy – I’ve done the filtering for you. Choosing the best things to do in Singapore was no easy task; this is a city bursting to the seams with impressive attractions, exciting activities, and plenty of day trips for all the family. This tiny island state is also a land of contrasts; Chinatown and Little India, both gastronomic and shopping hubs in their own right, represent the incredible ethnic diversity of the country.

Singapore at a glance

What’s good about Singapore What’s less good
Modern City with lots of attractions Expensive
Very clean and safe Not a place for nature lovers as there is no wilderness
Great food
Day trips to Malaysia and indonesia are easily possible

The best things to do in Singapore: Singapore has loads of fun attractions to enjoy. I particularly like the combination of art and nature found in Gardens by The Bay – especially the ‘Supertrees’ that look like something straight out of a Sci-Fi magazine. Universal Studios is great for families. For a spot of culture, check out the magnificent The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Chinatown. Here is a quick list of my favourite places in Singapore:

  1. Marina Bay Sands
  2. Gardens by the Bay
  3. Clarke Quay
  4. China Town
  5. Orchard Street
  6. Sentosa Island
  7. Universal Studios
  8. Louis Vuitton Island Maison
  9. Singapore River Cruise
  10. Singapore Night safari 

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Most famous restaurants in Singapore: Singapore’s favourite pastime in eating out. From packed hawker centres to rooftop fine-dining, every mealtime is something special here. Check out some of my favourite places to eat in Singapore:

  1. Jaan, Marina Bay – French/International
  2. Iggy’s, Orchard Road
  3. The Trippling Club, ChinaTown
  4. Waku Ghin, Marina Bay Sands – Modern Japanese
  5. CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Marina bay Sands – Steak
  6. Les Amis, Orchard Road – French
  7. Shinji by Kanesaka, Civic District – Sushi
  8. Burnt Ends, ChinaTown – Australian Barbeque

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Where to go for the best nightlife in Singapore:  The Lion City has been shaking off its reputation as being a sterile, overpriced hub of commerce, thanks in no small part to the ever-growing popularity of some internationally renowned nightclubs, not to mention some spectacular rooftop bars that keep popping up around the city. Take a look at my nightlife guide through Singapore:

  1. Clarke Quay
  2. Marina Bay Sands
  3. Zouk
  4. Orchard Road
  5. Sentosa Beach Bars
  6. Club Street, ChinaTown
  7. Holland Village
  8. Geylang
  9. Gardens by the Bay
  10. 1-Altitude

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Rooftop Havens in Singapore: Not only are there so many to choose from, but each lofty spot also brings along its own unique features which sets it aside from the rest, all in a bid to be crowned the city’s No.1. So here is a quick list of my favourite rooftops in Singapore:

  1. 1-Altitude
  2. CE LA VI
  3. LeVel33
  4. SuperTree by IndoChine
  5. Kinki Rooftop Bar
  6. Lantern at Fullerton Bay Hotel
  7. Loof

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Where to shop in Singapore: This tiny island nation packs in more malls per square mile than any other country in the world, meaning that although it might only appear as a small red dot on your map, it’s well up there with the best shopping destinations in the world. Here is a list of my favourite shopping destinations in the city:

  1. Orchard Street
  2. ChinaTown Street market
  3. Vivo City
  4. Haji Lane
  5. The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
  6. Little India (Serangoon Road)
  7. Clarke Quay
  8. Mustafa Centre
  9. Bugis Street market
  10. Raffles City shopping Centre

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