I was only in Singapore for one day and night but because it is such a well organized city I was able to see a lot of the city. I think the best way to see as much as you can in a short period of time is to buy a ticket for a hop on/hop off bus. You can take the whole bus loop around and then decide the second time around where you want to get off. I also recommend listening to the audio tour on the bus, they do a pretty good job at giving you a quick history of the buildings and sights you are passing by.

Singapore is a very modern and clean city, with most everything in English. During my five week long trip this was one of my last stops and it was a nice break to be back in a big city and not have to struggle to get around and find things for a day.

Carrie Lyman - Singapore
Singapore, Marina Bay, January 2014


• Visit Marina Bay Sands on the water: hotel, skypark roof and restaurant, shopping, eating, skating.
• See the Gardens by the Bay
• Visit the Art/Science Museum
• Ride the Singapore Flyer
• Go shopping on Orchard Road
• Eat and drink on at the water at Clarke Quay

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1-Altitude (1 Raffles Pl.) is probably the most popular rooftop bar in Singapore and it does not disappoint. The cover a little pricey but the 360 degree views at the highest bar in the city make it worth it and it’s a good alternative to paying to go up to the Sands Skypark in Marina Bay Sands if you are looking for a little nightlife excitement with your city view.

Carrie Lyman - Singapore

Carrie Lyman - Singapore