Destination of the Week - Singapore

Singapore

This former British trading colony has become one of the most prosperous countries in the world and also has one of the world’s busiest ports. High-rising modern skyscrapers meet 24-hour coffee shops in a blend of traditional and new, Chinese, Malay and Indian influences in this metropolis in the heart of Southeast Asia.

For many, Singapore’s Chinatown is the place to head with it’s restored shophouses popular with both locals and expats. Those looking to take advantage of the shopping paradise that is Singapore should definitely head to Orchard Road for miles of malls. For a breath of fresh air, visit the Garden by the Bay -also spectacular at night or if you're a nightowl looking for the best haunt, head to the former Malay district, Bugis and Kampong Glam and watch it come alive at after sundown. Whether you’ve come for the casinos, the food or the impressive skyline, make sure to check out our top picks in Singapore.

Best for Murtabak (and it's over 100 years old!) at Zam Zam

Best Dim Sum at Din Tai Fung

Best for Ribs (bak kut teh) at Song Fa Bak Kut Teh

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