SINGAPORE is famous because of successful economic practices and development, Orchard Road and the endless supply of shopping malls, prestigious hotels, Sentosa Island, casinos, superb architecture, and efficient and clean streets and public transport. However few people know Singapore for its tropical gardens and nature, and even fewer for its wildlife.
FROM cosmopolitan cities to breathtaking landscapes and vestiges of arts and culture, these dynamic places across the Asia-Pacific are places to put on your travel bucket list in the new year.
THE idea of moving across the world to retire may sound counter-intuitive to some – after all, isn’t that the time you get to enjoy at home with family without the distractions and stresses of work? But you can get more mileage out of your retirement years, and pension, by relocating to a new city…>
IF you fancy a good read when you’re traveling around Asia, make note of these bookstores. Most of these places are more destinations than just shops and you may spend more time, and money, than planned. They are also part of the experience of visiting these locations so do plan them into your itinerary. Gertrude…>
SEASIDE, sky high, panoramic, scary and with vanishing edges, waves or volcanoes… there’s plenty of reasons these swimming pools made this list. Pack your swimming costume for this pool ride around Asia. Cantilever Indoor Swimming Pool, Shanghai If you’ve got enough pluck to brave this indoor pool, you can enjoy the experience of floating 100…>
WHEREVER you are in Asia, there is somewhere to party. Even in the wilds of Mongolia you’ll find someone who is willing to throw back a few with you. Or in Muslim Indonesia, there is still Bali, where you can always find a party or two. Here are five of our favorite cities in Asia…>
THE Marina Bay Sands hotel and entertainment complex is an impressively-designed project rising above the Marina Bay district of Singapore – the result of over $5 billion in planning and execution that transformed the city-state and its formerly stodgy reputation for the better. The three towers contain 2,561 rooms and suites with a single three-acre…>
Places to stay
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay, , Singapore
Hotel Fort Canning
, , Singapore
, , Singapore
New Majestic Hotel
Singapore, Chinatown, Singapore