10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN SINGAPORE 2017

Boat Quay Singapore Night View

Singapore? Provably the best place to see when you are in Asia.

MAJULAH SINGAPURA!

It means… Onward Singapore

Mr Lee died on 23 March 2015.
Mr Lee died on 23 March 2015.

There so much things to do in Singapore which even the some locals will not go for beyond this point and you may find out why? If not because of this man, I am not sure what or where or how it would be like Singapore today. 

Well, Singapore is a sovereign city- state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and is 137 Kilometers north of the equator.

Country Code:  +65
Currency:  Singapore Dollar
2017 President:  Expected to be is Encik Yusof Ishak

Prime Minister: Lee Hsien Loong
Official Languages: English, Malay, Tamil and Standard Mandarin.

I was at Singapore Stana in 2012
“I posted this image back 2012 on my Facebook to celebrate the Singapore National Day every August 9”.

Today, the main spoken language of Singapore is English. Though main languages of Singapore are English, Malay ( Bahasa Melayu), Chinese (Mandarin), and Tamil. But seems that those are just becoming the secondary.

In my opinion, there are so many race Living in Singapore. One of those who are the most popular are Chinese, The Malay and Indian.. others living here like me are filipinos, Filipinos who are doing businesses here such as property agents, setting up filipino cuisines.

There are world famous Italian like Jaime in Vivo city Singapore where Harbour Front is.

The Austrian Sausage WUERSTELSTAND in China Town.

Erich Sausage stands in China Town Singapore

Erich the owner makes his own sausages to sell according to him. He and my husband are from the same country . One of his best selling  sausages is Bratwurst.

bratwurst in China Town Singapore

Dont forget to go around the area of China town as  you may find some souvenir  to buy. You have to visit the temple too in this area called

The Sri Mariamman Temple – this is in  Chinatown area.

China Town Singapore 2017

 

In Singapore, I find that is the best place to buy branded stuff like hand bags, best jewelries design can be found in Orchard Area.

Orchard road – Paragon in the old days

Old Paragon building
Orchard Road back in 1997

In 1997, I came to Singapore, young and was looking for opportunity.
I have seen how Singapore have grown tremendously.
That time when I arrived here,  Mr Goh was  the President.
As Singapore was growing, I go along with the flow.
I believed that many people would have the same opportunity as I have.

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Orchard Road Paragon today 2016

 I have learnt the Singaporean way of living, the multicultural, food, lifestyles and even I have the Singlish words (English +Singapore English)

Singapore and Singaporean are very unique on its own.

Singapore has given me the opportunity to become an enterprenuere which I think it can never happen when I keep staying in my own country.

Today, Singapore is voted one of the most beautiful Country. Strong currency, beautiful archetictures, amazing tourists destinations and I am happy to share some 
Sentosa – this is a small island and about 10 minutes drive from City center, the Orchard Road area.Inside Sentosa, there are loads of things you can do.

Universal studio, underwater world is here as well as many hotels, people sun bathing, taking pictures for weddings, flowers exhibit, shopping, casino, everything is Sentosa Island.

Singapore Zoo- Kids love this place. Amazing show every hour and every day.
I love coming here for my wedding photo sessions with my customers as the night scene create very dramatic at night. It is situated here the Marina bay Sands Hotel, Gardens by the bay as well as Casino. It is around in this area where the

F1 Singtel Night race are held yearly.

Botanic Gardens- this garden has thousands of orchids and flower species. Even you do not like flowers and nature, you have got to see this if you can, Just beautiful. In Botanical Garden, you will see an Orchid name under Princess Diana, The Queen of England and many famous people. The flowers are so amazing to see.

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Singapore botanical garden. Orchid is the National Flower of Singapore

Jurong Bird Park- where beautiful feathery creatures are here for us to enjoy watching. There are few shows daily. Ohh, you can arrange your marriage here too if you like.

Universal Studio – Universal Studio is crazy stuff. Just very creative and super exciting! Kids and adults love this place. You have to see it!

Grand Buddha Tooth Relic Temple Singapore

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Night Safari – Mandai Road. Get Upper Thomson Road is faster if you coming from Orchard Road by taxi. I live nearby in this area.    The New River Safari is also link to this Safari.

Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands – this is on top of the MBS or Marina Bay Sands Hotel.

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Infinity pool at MBS

You can book your Hotel in Singapore  here.
Marina Bay Sands
I like coming here as I like the Infinity Pool they have on the top. The rooms are okay- not that really specials but of course you pay for the view. You can select the city view and the garden view.

 Of course not to forget other things to do in Singapore, eating…..

FOOD IN  YOU MUST TRY!

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The famous Hainese Chicken rice- you must have the chilli that comes along when the store serve you as this will give it a kick to taste even more.

Roasted Chicken rice

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Steam  and roasted Chicken Rice. This is also the Singapore national food.

and many traditional food of Singapore.

Laksa- watch out if you are a healthy person- this food will give you a something you may not like. There is yellow noodles, loads of oil, chilis fish cakes and clams on it.

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Laksa

Singapore Famous Crab – when you are in Singapore, you must try this in East cost Sea food centre

 
Jumbo Chili Crab Singapore
My favourite chili crab place is called Jumbo Seafood and Restaurant. Can be found in Dempsey road and East Coast road

When hungry at night time, there are so many affordable places you can have supper. Special after a heavy night drinking, you may want to try the BAKUTEH. – is a kind of pork meat that has species and herbs. Very tasty an sure it releases your ugly feelings from the alcohol. Singapore-Nightlife.

Song Fah Famous Bakuteh in Singapore

To name a few location where the Bakuteh is at Boat Quay, Clark Quay and Balestier Road.  – this is close the Novena and close to Ramada Plaza Hotel in Balistier road.

 HOW YOU GO ABOUT SINGAPORE?

By Train

From changi Airport, take the train to the city. it is about 30 to 45 Minutes to rich to China Town.

By Bus
Unlike other countries, here have a utilise and organise access for commuters. There are bus stops with directions where it guides your travel directions easily and almost buses are 24 hours.

By Taxi – Grab and Uber are the most famous these days.

Comfort taxi Singapore and many more taxi company in Singapore that included now the trend of having Grab Taxi

By Trikshaw for short distance trip around clark quay and boat quay area.

By Foot. Walking is possible in Singapore. If you walk from Business district of Singapore to Orchard. You can easy do so in less than an hour.

 NIGHT LIFE

The country is known to really party… party… and party..
International DJ’s awaits you at many famous disco places such as the ALTITUDE, ASIA BAR,  and in CHIMJES along south bridge road

1 Altitude is on a highest floor of UOB Tower in 1 Raffles Place. You will see 360 view of Singapore on top of Altitude Bar and Bistro.

Boat Quay and Clark Quay are 2 mean location were many little bars and restaurant are waiting for tourist until 2 to 3 am in the morning.

Boat Quay Singapore Night View

In my younger times, I love to party with my friends of course, as in really party until almost you can no longer walk. Before, back in 2004 until 2008- we are allowed to dance on the top of the bar, so everybody love to dance on a top of the barrrrr….. the man are keep looking up hoping someones not wearing undies I guess. Ha ha ha!!

Orchard Tower SingaporeToday, you may only see in Orchard Towers.  All kinds of beauties can be found here. 

Ipanema Orchard tower Singapore

Filipina are flocking here for tea dance – (Dance in the afternoon).

There are so many beautiful lady and lady man. You do not even recognise them if they are a man. Some have totally change to a woman.

Here are additional  things to Know about Singapore.

National Dress? Sarong Kebaya

sarong kebaya- Singapore National dress

National Fruit? This is Singapore National fruit

My Austrian husband loves to eat this. Bear in mind, its an expensive fruits and it gives heat to the body. One seeds of Durian fruit is equivalent to 2 eggs.

Ka-chang
Dessert Ice Kachang

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