Singapore is a city, an island and a country. Its location, at the tip of the Malaysian Peninsula, makes it the true crossroads of Asia. In fact, it's a perfect place to break your journey when travelling on elsewhere in the Far East or Australasia.
Shopping is a major attraction in Singapore, with antiques, electrical goods and clothes being excellent buys. Sightseeing opportunities include Chinatown, Arab Street, Little India and, for panoramic views across Singapore and the southern islands, take the journey up to the top of the Sky Tower. The riverside area is one of the main venues for entertainment, with Boat Quay and Clarke Quay offering an eclectic mix of restaurants, alfresco dining, lively bars and jazz venues. And no visit to Singapore is complete without enjoying a Singapore Sling cocktail at the world-renowned Raffles Hotel, where the drink was created.