Are you heading to the cosmopolitan “Tiger City” of Singapore? Officially known as the Republic of Singapore, this city-state is a futuristic destination that wows visitors. Here is some useful information to know ahead of your trip:
  • Located 85 miles north of the equator, Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate.  All accommodation, shopping malls and public transport are air-conditioned.
  • As well as the main island, the nation of Singapore includes 63 other islands, the majority are uninhabited.
  • There are 4 official languages; English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil. English is spoken by around 37% of the population and in all the main tourist areas.
  • Flying into this country is an experience in itself! Singapore Changi Airport has been voted the best airport in the world and has the world’s tallest indoor waterfall.
  • Tourists can visit the first safari park for nocturnal animals and the largest rooftop infinity pool in the world.
  • The official currency here is the Singapore Dollar (SGD). The smallest SDG note is 2 dollars. All notes have an image of the country’s first president, Yusof bin Ishak.
Find out more about visiting the diamond island below.