The Singapore dollar is roughly 80US cents. If you're British it's an easy calculation 1 pound is two Singapore dollars.
Singapore is not a cheap destination certainly compared to the rest of South... more
as in any major cities, people don't generally trust tap water and hence the water refilling stations and water bottling companies are making a killing selling various kinds of bottled water like... more
Singapore is clean and orderly, due to a long list of illegal things, such as chewing gum, jaywalking and making loud noise. Be wary when crossing roads there will be an underpass you must take, often... more
Almost all of the Indian in Singapore can understand and speak english, but their mother tounge is Tamil. There are also some with malay mother tounge.
Tamil are widely spoken in South India and... more
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I have been considering the option of buying a prepaid SIM card as well as roaming around Singapore to search for free wifi. However, i think there are these few... more
Singapore is surrounded by water.
Wherever you are in Singapore if u just drive in any direction for 10-40 mins you will hit a shoreline.
Fishing is one of a passtime which is getting more popular... more
Singapore has lots of sales promos nationawide like the Great Singapore Sale which runs during the months of August and the sale is Singaporewide. Besides that, Singapore is one Big shopping area and... more
Singaporeans are very orderly and tidy looking. No one smokes or chews gum in public. It's creepy, because under Singapore law you can be whipped with a cane for the smallest infraction. I think the... more
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles was a British Lieutenant-Governor and was credited with turning Singapore from a tiny fishing village into a major British trading port. He had to use a little trickery to... more
the Durian fruit also known here in south east asia as the "King of Fruits" is widespread and Malaysians claim that their durian are the best, better than the durian cultivars of thailand or Indonesia... more
I was lucky enough to be posted to work in Singapore for three and a half months in 2005. I loved everything about it. The people are warm and welcoming. The history is fascinating. The airport is... more
This centre gives you a very good insight into the history of Chinese immigration into Singapore and about every day life in their new country/Chinatown, about the problems they faced etc.. Walk... more
The Fontain of Wealth is the biggest fontain in the world. It has Chinese horoscope symbols and is surrounded by 5 tall buildings which look like 5 fingers. Singaporans believe "Fong-Shui" a lot and... more
Tipping is not encouraged as most hotels and restaurants in Singapore already levy a 10% service charge on customers' bills. Tipping is not a way of life in Singapore and is prohibited at the airport. more
I have many fond memories from all my visits to Singapore and it has become almost like a second home to me. I can find my way around here much better than some cities down under.
My first experience...