Singapore: Tips

Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia.

Since independence, it has become one of the world’s most prosperous countries.

It is a very modern city with more than 50% of its area covered by greenery and over 50 major parks and 4 nature reserves.

A place where Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Baha ‘i faith, Christianity, Islamism and even Judaism all exist in sizable numbers.

To see:

  • Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Clarke Quay
  • Merlion
  • Parliament of Singapore
  • Esplanade – Theatre on the Bay
  • Gardens by the Bay: Flower Dome and Cloud Forest ($28 – 9am-9pm daily)
  • ArtScience Museum
  • Kampong Glam
  • Bugis
  • Raffles Place
  • Riverside
  • Chinatown
  • Little India
  • Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall
  • National Gallery
  • Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
  • Sentosa Beach

Restaurants:

  • Nox dine in the dark
  • Raffles Hotel
  • TCC (The Connoisseur Concerto)
  • Monti
  • Me@oue

Bars:

  • 1-Altitude: Highest Rooftop Bar in Singapore
  • Lantern
  • CE LA VI SkyBar
  • Sky on 57

Hotels:

  • Hotel Boss
  • The Fullerton Bay
  • Raffles Hotel
  • Marina Bay Sands

2 Casino Complexes:

  • Marina Bay Sands
  • Resorts World Sentosa

CRIS TIPS:

  • Prepare to sweat a lot, it is a very hot and humid country
  • Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellent
  • No tips
  • VISA: Most of the countries don’t need a visa. You should check online for your country.
  • It is one of the safest places in the world and the have a lot of strict laws like:
  1. Chewing or selling gum is prohibited.  $ 100,000 – 2 years in jail
  2. Annoying someone with a musical instrument. $ 1,000
  3. Spitting. $ 1,000
  4. Connecting to another user’s Wifi. $ 10,000
  5. Not flushing the toilet. $ 150 (That could be used in my country)
  6. Walking around naked in your own house with any open curtains. $ 2,000, imprisonment for 3 months, or both.
  7. Feeding pigeons. $ 500
  8. Urinating in a public elevator. $
  9. Littering. $1,000
  10. Bringing drugs to the country. Fines as high as $ 20,000 to 10 years in prison.
  11. Jaywalking. $20-1,000.
  12. Singing songs with obscene lyrics. Jail up to 3 months, or a fine, or both.
  13. Homosexuality. Up to 2 years in prison.
  14. Smoking in public