Singapore is often said to have its head in the future but its heart in the past. On arrival into this island country, visitors are struck by the dramatic contrast of charming well-preserved buildings of a bygone era, standing beside towering office buildings or developments on tree-lined boulevards. Investigate a little deeper to discover melting pot of enthralling Asian cultures, influences, lifestyles and cuisine.
Originally founded as a British trading colony in 1819, Singapore has developed into one of the world’s most prosperous nations. The island’s location has made its sea port the busiest in the world; and backed by an ultra-modern infrastructure it commands an enormous global presence. Offering a bewitching blend of East and West with Malay, Chinese, Indian and Eurasian influences, visitors will discover a unique destination that offers a heady mix of worldly inspiration.