Even though we only visited Singapore for a few days, I was left with a great impression of this small island-country. Now when I think of Singapore the words: shopping, food, clean, and green immediately come to mind. Singapore is a mecca for shopping. There are countless plazas, malls, and shops. Ubiquitous signs for sales and discounts are displayed on sidewalks. When locals and tourists are not shopping, they seem to be relishing in Singapore’s other treasure, food. International cuisine is very easy to find in Singapore, one only needs to walk into a food court to find a handful of different cuisines. While we were in Singapore, we tried…
Singapore’s central business district looks very spectacular at night. We had a very pleasant time strolling around the marine habour in the evening. The national personification of Singapore is the merlion. The lion head symbolizes the country’s original name, Singapura (lion city). While, the fish body represents how Singapore was historically a fishing village. I found the Singapore Flyer very attractive with its beautiful colours. Every few seconds the colors of this giant Ferris wheel would change and create a gorgeous reflection in the water. Although it may be difficult to tell, this is a photo of a fountain. I thought the blue balls and their reflections in the water…
One of our favorite things to do while traveling is simply to walk around a city and become lost in it. Exploring by foot is a very fun and rewarding way of traveling. It allows you to immerse into the local culture and discover things that may not necessarily be found in a travel guide. While in Singapore, we leisurely walked around all day simply admiring the beautiful city. We noticed there were a lot of unique and colorful buildings everywhere. It was definitely a nice touch to the city.