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Published On: Thu, May 17th, 2018

7 Things You May Don’t Know About Singapore

Singapore is one of the most expensive countries to live on the planet. This city-state is known for its cleanliness, modern developments, and huge greenery inside the city center, unique and spectacular skyline, multicultural population, delectable foods and many more.

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Here are 7 things you may not know about Singapore:

  1. Singapore Is A Land Of Shopping Malls

Singapore can be one of the best places to go shopping as it has countless number of shopping malls. Its famous Orchard Road is a long 2.2km stretch of luxury shopping malls. In fact, all the major districts of Singapore has its own luxury shopping malls. These shopping malls are great for shopping, eating and hanging out with friends.

  1. Year Round Summer

Singapore has an almost year round summer, making it a perfect place to escape to for tourists from countries with cold environment. If you are someone who does not like winter much and want to experience hot weather during the winter, Singapore might be one of the best place to be as average temperature in Singapore is around 28 degrees Celsius.

  1. Strict Laws For Smoking And Drinking

Singapore is very tourist friendly but you need to know the laws are very strict here. You may have to pay a hefty fine just for smoking or drinking in public. Here are huge and immediate punishments for robbery, vandalism and drug trafficking, making it a very peaceful place with very low crime rate.  

  1. Home To Highest And Largest Infinity Pool In The World

The Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore boasts of the highest and largest infinity pool in the world. This iconic hotel offers its guests to have a relaxing swim from its 57th floor swimming pool that has arguably the best view of this modern city.

  1. Fastest Walking Population

Singaporeans walk a lot and interestingly, according to a British Council study, an average Singaporean can walk 6.15km per hour! In fact, its cleanliness and massive modern developments and natural environment makes it a perfect city to commute on foot!

  1. Singapore Is Not Just A Single Island

Many people think Singapore is just one big island. In fact, in addition to its largest island, it has 63 other small islands, most of such are uninhabited. Exploring those islands are one of the favorite activities among many travelers who love nature and adventure.

  1. Gardens By The Bay

Gardens By The Bay is one of the most prominent attractions in Singapore. This man-made attraction is home to more than 500000 plants from around the world and the highest indoor waterfall in the world.

Conclusion

Singapore is a fine travel destination and one of the most coveted places to live as well. As the vast majority of the population of this small country is foreigners, it offers a unique lifestyle for anyone looking move abroad. There are lots of tuition opportunities Singapore and many moving to Singapore can start teaching to earn a handsome living.  

Author: Julia Martin

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