The Republic of Singapore is an island country and city-state located in Southeast Asia. The island has four official languages; English, Tamil, Malay and Mandarin and celebrates the national holidays of many different religions.
High temperatures and nearly constant precipitation are the norm throughout the year.
Singapore is the second most expensive city in the world but has been identified as a tax haven for the wealthy due to its low tax rates on personal income and tax exemptions on foreign-based income and capital gains.
It is one of the cleanest cities in the world. Thanks to rules about spitting and littering, Singapore is free of unpleasant smells or unsightly litter. We were warned not to bring chewing gum on the island.
Also, it is one of the safest places in the world. Crime is extremely rare in Singapore. Most people feel absolutely safe venturing out on the streets at night. The laws are strictly enforced.
Singapore is described as a Garden City. The Singapore Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, covers an area of 74 hectares and is home to multiple themed gardens, three lakes, and a tropical rain forest. It’s the most visited botanic gardens in the world receiving over 4 million visitors annually.
The orchid is the national flower. As the flower most associated with hybrids, the orchid is a symbol of Singapore’ s multicultural heritage, a representative of the harmony among the various ethnic communities.
Visiting a Buddha temple is a must.
In addition to buying jade bracelets and earrings in Singapore Chinatown.
If you have the chance to visit Singapore, don’t hesitate. It’s certainly a memorable visit.
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