Singapore Warnings and Dangers

  • In the hotel garden
    In the hotel garden
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  • In the hotel garden
    In the hotel garden
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  • Getting out of the water, Siloso beach
    Getting out of the water, Siloso beach
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  • 1. Prostitution

    I've been Mickied once in my life and that one time was in Singapore. I was on the 2nd or 3rd floor of the Orchard Towers (AKA 4 Floors Of Whores) in Singapore hanging out with the Thai ladies. Next...

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  • 2. Hot & Humid Weather

    The weather is very HOT! and HUMID! Even if you find an air conditioned place to step into, the coolness you feel will only last a few minutes and then you may wilt quicker than a rose! I spent the...

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  • 3. No Chewing Gum & Other Restrictions

    If you are a would-be traveller to Singapore, hold your horses. All that glitz, glamour and hullabaloo you expect to see in Singapore are just nondescript, kitsch setups to lure tourists and their...

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  • 4. Smoking

    Smoker out there, before you come into Singapore, there is some customs law which you might need to know about cigarettes. Our customs is very strict about bringing of tax free cigarettes into...

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  • 5. Insects & pests

    many had advised to put on something (insect repellant lotion,etc) to ward off insects, but please do so when you visit the zoo, night safari and jurong birdpark..there are so many plants,so expect...

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  • 6. Pickpoketing & Petty Crimes

    Recently, there has been a spate of pickpocketing in Bugis Junction carried out by a Vietnamese syndicate. Last week, 3 Vietnamese women on tourist passes were arrested for stealing a cellphone from...

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  • 7. Drugs & Punishment

    Singapore might be very strict but due to that I must say that Singapore is very safe and very clean. You may not cross the road if the robot is not green and you may not run across the road anywhere...

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  • 8. Travel to Malaysia or Indonesia

    If you take a bus to Johor, they will stop at the frontier so that you can have your passport examined. Remember to get back on this bus! The frontier is not the last stop. During my first trip to...

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  • 9. Taxis

    Taxi's really ripped us off most of the time we were there. Because we did not know where we were or how far the travel was, we didn't know what the fare should have been. I will give you an...

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  • 10. Tiger Airways

    Tiger Airways is a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. It is a budget airline operating out of Singapore to regional destinations in Asia. The fares can be really cheap and tempting to purchase eg. less...

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  • 11. MRT

    MRTs are one of the most common modes of transportation in Singapore. They are subway trains which travel at high speeds, are cheap and sometimes not underground. The doors open for about 5 minutes...

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  • 12. Singapore Zoo & Night Safari

    The Singapore Zoo is large and the map is NOT to scale. The arrows tof different animal locations and the criss-crossing roads and paths can be confusing and misleading. So if you are in a group,...

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  • 13. Littering

    I HAD HEARD A LOT OF HOW CLEAN SINGAPORE IS SUPPOSE TO BE AND THAT ONE NEEDS TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO LITTER UP THE PLACE...BUT IN FACT WHILE VENTURING AROUND SINGAPORE I DID SEE LITTER IN SOME STREETS...

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  • 14. Surveyors

    In the survey, if you indicate that you and your partner are above 25, have combined salary of $5000, and own credit card/s, you'd be entitled to a scratch-and-win lucky draw. The teenager would...

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  • 15. Gangs

    The are many gangs in Singapore. Here are some places which some tourist would like to visit BUT DON'T! These places are Orchard Towers, Geylang, Balestier and Joo Chiat. Geylang: A place for nice...

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  • 16. Sim Lim Square

    Lucky Plaza @ Orchard Road for decades the shops here are notorious for ripping off tourists with electronic goods. last known case - a foreigner was charged SGD$250 for 3 pieces of 2-way electric...

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  • 17. Komodo Dragon or Water Monitor?

    We saw several Komodo Dragons or Water Monitors lurking around on Sentosa island, even one that was walking around in the hotel garden.Another one was swimming...

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  • 18. NO DURIANS ALLOWED !

    What in the world is a Durian and how much trouble will I get for possessing one? The authorities in Singapore love to fine people for minor infractions,...

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  • 19. Watch out for durian!

    Okay, this tip is probably the last one I ever write as my dear Herny is going to kill me. For her the fruit durian is something fantastic, while for me......

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  • 20. Water, even Newater, is safe to drink

    Brochures claim that tap water is safe to drink. While not a foolproof test, I did drink the water and did not get sick.Some of the water is Newater, a term...

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  • 21. Exchange rates

    Often when you arrive at a place, you must have money and will change it at the airport. I found that the exchange rates at Changi airport are fair. The rates...

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  • 22. Covered Shoes Required

    If you are visiiting the lobby of Raffles Hotel, for gentlemen, please be aware that, if you are not wearing covered shoes, you will refused entry.It is ok if...

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  • 23. Movies and Censorship

    Singapore might seem like an advanced country but in terms of sensitive scenes in movies and on tv, this country is still a few decades behind. The guys from...

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  • 24. The Egg Raid

    Well in something that completely shocked a local I was with at the time I witnessed the egging of a tourist. Couple of younger males on a scooter rode by and...

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  • 25. It Almost Sounded Like English

    Some locals do not speak straight English, which is kinda difficult to understand (at first). A colleague informed me that, more often than not, their English...

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