Singapore Most first time visitors to Singapore are amazed by the cleanliness of the city and the friendliness and politeness of the locals in comparison with other Southeast Asian cities. Like most Asian cities, Singapore is well known for its cuisine and in particular the street food, Maxwell Food Centre near Chinatown is one of the most popular street food scenes, however there are many places to choose from, Little India for example, home to Singapore's Hindu community serves up the best Aloo Paratha outside of an Indian Grandma's kitchen, a must for any Indian food lover.
This modern city has numerous tourist attractions and a very convenient hop-on hop-off bus system to ferry the tourists from place to place. The Botanical Gardens, The Singapore Flyer and Merilion Park are just a few worth mentioning.
For a room with a view a stay at The Marina Sands Bay Hotel with its world famous Skypark the hotel has a Las Vegas atmosphere with water shows, a 24 hour casino and an Infinity pool on the roof top Skypark with a view like no other.
Of course the most famous Singapore hotel has to be Raffles, birthplace of the Singapore Sling. Afternoon tea in the courtyard or a Gin and Tonic in the writers bar is an unforgettable experience, if you are lucky to meet him the hotel has its own resident historian with countless stories of its famous guests.
If travelling with the kids a short boat ride over to Resorts World Sentosa is a must, home to Universal Studios, the Adventure Cove Waterpark and the Marine Life Park, both an educational and fun filled day for all.