Singapore: Where Culture, Cuisine, and Adventure Meet - Coleen's Journey to the Lion City!
Welcome to your mini travel guide to Singapore!
Coleen, one of our Junior Brands Manager, recently visited the country and had an incredible time. In this digest, she will take you on a delicious adventure around this magical city-island! From its beautiful landmarks to its mouth-watering cuisine, Singapore has something for everyone.
First stop, Jewel Changi Airport!
You might think, "why start at the airport?" But trust me, this airport is an attraction in itself. With its stunning indoor waterfall, beautiful indoor garden, and a wide variety of restaurants and shops, you won't want to leave! Take a stroll around and enjoy the ambiance before venturing out into the city.
Next, take a walk along the Singapore River Walk, which will lead you to Marina Bay Sands.
You'll definitely stop and take a moment to appreciate the breathtaking view of the city's skyline from the Helix Bridge before heading to Merlion Park. This iconic statue of a merlion is the perfect backdrop for some Instagram-worthy pictures!
With its towering Supertrees, flower dome, and cloud forest, Gardens by the Bay is a must-visit destination.
Plus, make sure to catch the Avatar show and walk along the Ocbc Skyway for an incredible view of the gardens for the ultimate experience.
If you’re in the mood for some shopping, head to Bugis Street—the bustling street market in Singapore that offers an authentic shopping experience.
Here, you’ll find a variety of shops selling everything from clothes to souvenirs. It’s a great place to haggle for bargains and sample some of the local street food. And don’t forget to check out Haji Lane for some unique and quirky shops.
For thrill-seekers and movie lovers, Universal Studios Singapore is a must-visit.
This theme park features a variety of rides and attractions based on popular movies and TV shows, including Jurassic Park, Transformers, and Shrek.
But no visit to Singapore is complete without indulging in the local food scene!
These open-air food courts are dotted around the city and offer a variety of delicious dishes at affordable prices. From spicy laksa to savory satay, you're sure to find something that will tantalize your taste buds. Make sure to visit some of the city's famous Hawker Centers, such as Lau Pa Sat, Newton Food Center, and Makansutra Gluttons Bay.
Want to explore the city like a local for a day? Try Singapore's public transportation!
It can be overwhelming, and you might get lost at first, but once you get the hang of it, it's a fun and efficient way to get around the city. Plus, you'll save money compared to taking taxis.
Here are some tips for navigating Singapore's public transportation system.
First, get an EZ-Link card for hassle-free payment. Second, be aware of the strict rules, such as no eating or drinking on the trains and buses. Last, plan your route ahead of time, so you know which stations to get off at and which buses to take; Google Maps will be your best friend.
So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, book your ticket, and come experience the magic of Singapore for yourself!