Discover Indulgence. Discover Singapore.
Singapore’s tourist appeal is as varied as its visitors are diverse. There is the country’s rich ethnic mix, its incredible post-independence transformation, its stunning architecture, its vibrant arts scene, its amazing shopping and its cuisine, which is so rich and diversified you could spend a lifetime exploring it on its own.
Top 10 reasons we adore Singapore
Best Singapore Rooftop Bars
Never mind Singapore’s heat and humidity or the risk of heavy downpours, the recent boom of rooftop bars has tipplers and teetotalers eager to risk the weather to drink in the view: pink and orange sunsets over a sea of skyscrapers, the day winding down in busy Chinatown, night lights and laser beams painting shapes and figures in the sky ….. FULL ARTICLE
27 July, Suzy Q and Charlene Fang, www.cnngo.com
10 Reasons to Visit Singapore Now
The world’s most prestigious and glamorous car race revs into town and with it come the drivers, the cars, the concerts, the parties, the Champagne, the A-list crowd … and Marina Bay turns into a mini-Monaco for a few days. Tickets are still available….. FULL ARTICLE
September 19, Elaine Ee, www.cnngo.com
Marina Bay Sands races into F1 week in grand style
This September, guests at Marina Bay Sands can get their adrenalin levels high as the destination celebrates the Singapore Grand Prix in grand style. Shops and restaurants alike have rolled out special deals for the turbo-charged weekend, which will kick start on 16 September with the opening of the Southern Crystal Pavilion ….. FULL ARTICLE
Sept 13, www.etravelblackboardasia.com
Singapore Finds its Cultural Feet with Culinary Renaissance
Long seen as a cultural desert, the city-state now hosts novel dinner clubs, networking forums and music nights.
It is often derided as a cultural desert, but a younger generation of Singapore’s residents and expats is determined to bring an edgier side to the city. They are leading an improvisation drive, chiefly culinary, and the results are rarely dull.
Borrowing from ideas hatched in New York and Hong Kong, secret dinner clubs are now the menu du jour, some with themes betraying Singapore’s inherently geeky nature ….. FULL ARTICLE
June 17, Kate Hodal, www.guardian.co.uk
Insider tips: Singapore
Chef-owner of 2am:dessertbar, Singapore-based Chef Janice Wong is a fast-rising star in both local and international culinary arenas, testament to her imaginative creations and commitment to delivering multi-sensory experiences for all who taste her desserts. Her flawlessly designed desserts have graced the most prestigious tables, from the World Gourmet Summit to the Miele Gala Diner Wong’s impeccable eye for design and attention to detail have been applauded by the world’s most celebrated chefs, from choclatier Pierre Hermé to Christophe Adam of Fauchon. We asked Janice to share some of her favourite things about Singapore….. FULL ARTICLE
March 2011, www.cntraveller.com
10 Reasons To Go To Singapore Now
Not so long ago, Singapore was widely regarded as a great hub for finance and banking and an efficient stopover for travellers en route to their real holiday destinations. Indeed, the entertainment offered at the airport almost eclipsed that available in town. Today, the petite city-state has become one of the most alluring destinations in Asia, attracting record numbers of holidaymakers with its groundbreaking architecture, cutting-edge shops and clubs, and melting-pot cuisine. Next time you touch down at Changi International Airport, you’ll have plenty of reasons to leave …… FULL ARTICLE
April – June 2011, Natasha Dragun, www.vacationsandtravelmag.com
7 of Asia’s Best Hotels with a View
Guests who book into the Marina Bay Sands aren’t just checking into the world’s most expensive hotel — it cost S$8 billion (USD$6.6 billion) to build — but are buying a chance to dip their toe into one of the world’s largest outdoor pools.
For the number crunchers, that’s a 150-meter long infinity pool perched 200 meters above the ground with a stunning, panoramic view overlooking Singapore’s surrounding Central Business District area…..FULL ARTICLE
May 12, www.cnngo.com
36 Hours in Singapore
JUDGING from the number of cranes that dot the city’s skyline, Singapore is booming. In the last few years, casinos and hotels have sprung up; museums and galleries in former colonial landmarks have flung open their doors; and international designers have staked out prime real estate alongside up-and-comers just starting to make their fashion mark. Throughout the city, street vendors and sleek restaurants — new and well-established — serve up the city’s renowned mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian ethnic cuisines. And, best of all, sexy lounges and rooftop bars are helping the city-state shake off its formerly staid image…..FULL ARTICLE
April 28, Ondine Cohane, www.nytimes.com
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