Singapore is a futuristic urban center full of experiences around every corner. I spent 3 days in Singapore and it was just enough time to get a taste of this incredible city. The busy streets were filled with rich culture, unique architecture and of course, delicious food!
Gardens by the Bay was one of the highlights of my trip.
Walking through the futuristic forests felt like walking into another planet. This popular attraction is always busy so I recommend getting there about 15 minutes early so you’re among the first ones to purchase tickets for the Cloud Forest, which run at $28 SGD (about $21 USD) per person. The Supertree Grove is free to walk around in at anytime!
The best view of the city is, of course, from above, and I found it at the infinity pool of Marina Bay Sands.
The food in Singapore has some of my favorite flavors in the world. I indulged in the biggest buffet I have ever seen in my life at Colony at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, and slurped on my favorite Prawn Mee noodles and chili crab at the hawker food centers in Chinatown.
If you’re visiting Singapore on a budget, there are some great neighborhoods that you can walk around without spending a dime. The historic neighborhood of Joo Chiat is home to colorful Peranakan houses, Chinatown is a great area for shopping, and you can spend some time wandering around Arab Street and Haji Lane.
The most efficient way to get around the city and hit all the sights is to use the Grab app (similar to Uber), as it ends up being cheaper than taxis.
If you want to check out the view of the city from a little farther away, head to Sentosa Island. This little island off the southern coast of Singapore, has theme parks, golf courses, spas and a gorgeous, sandy coast!
If this destination wasn’t on your bucket list before, it definitely should be now and be sure to check out my top 10 tips for your first trip to Singapore before you start planning.
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