Singapore, The Melting Pot of Asia

Singapore Jewel Changi Airport

Singapore is a truly unique place, a melting pot of culture, Michelin starred eateries, thriving commercial financial city, as well as a beautiful and exotic tourist attraction, therefore, offering plenty of to visit.

This smorgasbord of cultures has made Singapore into one of the most diverse nations in the whole world.  Whether you are taking a luxury vacation to enjoy Singapore’s legendary hospitality and world-class shopping, or on a budget backpacking trip, it is well worth seeing as much of the country as you can.

Jewel Changi Airport

Singapore Jewel Changi Airport

Jewel Changi is a nature-themed entertainment and retail complex located in Singapore Changi Airport. It was built at a cost of SG$1.7 billion and designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie.

The star attraction is the 40-meter-tall Rain Vortex, the world’s tallest indoor waterfall which cascades through a huge oculus in the middle of Jewel. Recirculating rainwater is pumped to the roof to free fall at up to 37,850 litres per minute.

Raffles Hotel

Home to the world-renown Singapore Sling, Raffles Hotel is a colonial-style luxury hotel in Singapore was established by Armenian hoteliers, the Sarkies Brothers in 1887.

Underwent multimillion-dollar restoration, the colonial hotel has hosted many of royals and celebrities from Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maugham and Rudyard Kipling to Elizabeth Taylor and King Edward VIII.

Singapore Casino

Singapore is the fourth largest “casino country” by overall revenue in the entire world, and the third-largest by revenue per customer — visitors in Singapore casinos gamble more per head than those visiting Vegas! Furthermore, Singapore’s two casinos are No. 9 and 10, respectively, in the worldwide list of highest-grossing casinos.

Singapore is a cultural hotspot where you can find cultures from all around the world. These cultures have made a huge impact on the country and shaped the cultures and customs within it. Everything from food to religion has been impacted by Indian influences, so make sure you experience it for yourself next time you visit Singapore.

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Luxury Hotel Reviewer & Destination Blogger. Passionate for travel, exploring new culture & indulging divine food, Tommy has traveled to 42 countries & 140+ destinations.

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