4 Fun Things to Do in Singapore
I have been to Singapore more than 10 times. Singapore never fails to make me amazed and come back again whenever I get time to travel. I will always find something new in Singapore every time I visit.
I thought I had seen the whole of Singapore, I was wrong. There’s so much more in Singapore to enjoy and explore. It’s not only tourist attractions to visit but also restaurants to dine in, hotels in Singapore to stay, foods to try, and fun things to do. This country might be super tiny, but it offers an abundance of places to enjoy, ranging from quiet areas to the most densely-pack ones.
Singapore perhaps is one of the most expensive countries in Asia or even in the world. Yet, This Lion City also provides many things to both locals and visitors such as its cleanness, modern buildings, great public transportations to most entertaining activities.
You also should know that Singapore has the largest rooftop infinity pool, the world’s first safari park for nocturnal animals, old buildings, extraordinary gardens as well as luxurious residences and hotels. This country also offers amazing places from old to new, from the historical to the modern ones.
If it is the first time you visit Singapore, here are 4 attractive recommended activities to do.
1. Visit Garden by the Bay
Spanning 101 hectares, Garden by the Bay is a nature park or city park. It is a sanctuary for nature lovers and budding horticulturalists alike. It is located in the center of the region, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. Garden by the Bay is divided into 3 waterfront gardens; Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay Central Garden. In Garden by the Bay, you will be amazed by its impressive skywalks over the gardens, hundreds of trees and plants to discover within, and its huge Flower Dome, the largest glass greenhouse in the world.
2. Staycation at Hotel
You can explore Singapore in one day. After having an exhausting trip, you can enjoy your stay at a hotel and use its facilities to relax. One of the best hotels for a perfect staycation is Mandarin Orchard Hotel. It is located strategically and easily accessible by car. This hotel is close to the city center, shopping mall, restaurants, and train station. If you are a Singaporean citizen, now you can have a digital voucher called Singapore Rediscovers Voucher with an amount of SGD 100 that you can use for hotels.
3. Culinary Hunting
Singapore has a variety of culinary delights which are unique and mouth-watering. You can enjoy Indian, Chinese, Malaysian to European dishes which reflect mixed culture and diversity.
One of the most culinary sites you have to visit is Katong. Here you can find a lot of foods and cuisines. You can try Katong Laksa, owned by Lucy Lim. The Laksa is made of shrimp, shellfish, and fish cakes cooked with red and spicy coconut milk. You can also try Ah Heng Curry Chicken Noodles in Hong Lim Market and Food Center.
4. Chilling by the Riverside
Singapore riverside is one of the best places to hang out and chill, starting from afternoon to evening. It runs from Marina Bay to Robertson Quay. You can also rent a boat to explore this river with other passengers for about 30 minutes. You will pass Merlion Statue, enjoy Felix Bridge, and so many amazing buildings while crossing the river. If you want a romantic thing to do, you can have dinner at Robertson Quay with the river view.