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9781742168555

Frommer's Singapore Day by Day

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  • ISBN13:

    9781742168555

  • ISBN10:

    1742168558

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-05
  • Publisher: Frommers
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Summary

Whether visiting Singapore for business, pleasure or just stopping over for a night or two, Singapore Day By Day offers visitors the opportunity to sample multiculturalism in all its exotic facets - soak up the history of the Raffles Hotel while sipping a Singapore Sling, hit the TK hawker centre to sample local delicacies such as chilli crab or Hainanese chicken, shop til you drop in the myriad malls on Orchid Road, or take part in one of the many festivals held in this bustling destination. See the Lion City up close and personal as you stroll through Chinatown, Kampong Glam, Little India and Joo Chiat, and get back to nature with a cycle ride through East Coast Park. Also includes coverage of out of town destinations such as Bintan, Tiomin Island and Palau Ubin. Voted the top business destination by Asian readers of TIME magazine in 2005 for the 5 th year in a row, Singapore Day By Day enables business travelers with limited time to still enjoy everything the city has to offer. As a major international transit hub, the Day By Day is the perfect guide for travelers staying for one or two nights. Tourism to Singapore is on the rise, with a total of 10.3 million visitors heading there in 2007, up 5.5% from the previous year. Singapore's superb infrastructure, state-of-the-art technology, excellent telecommunications and world-class venues, combined with a unique cultural heritage, make it a popular choice for international business conferences and events in the Asian region, and the Singapore Tourism Board has launched an aggressive campaign to attract international businesses to its shores.

Author Biography

Heide Sarna has written hundreds of magazine, newspaper and web articles, as well as several guide books. Sarna has been quoted as a travel expert in USA Today, The New York Times and a number of other publications. She's been featured on the Travel Channel and interviewed on a number of radio broadcasts. Sarna is now based in Singapore.

Table of Contents

Favourite Moments
The Best Full-Day Tours
The Best in One Day
The Best in Two Days
The Best in Three Days
The Best Special-Interest Tours
Singapore for Kids
Singapore for Museum Lovers
Colonial Singapore
Famous World War II Sites
The Best Neighbourhood Walks
Chinatown
Kampong Glam
Little India
Joo Chiat
The Best Shopping
Shopping Best Bets
Singapore Shopping A to Z
The Great Outdoors
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Southern Ridges Walk
Biking the East Coast Park
The Best Dining
Dining Best Bets
Singapore Dining A to Z
The Best Nightlife
Nightlife Best Bets
Singapore Nightlife A to Z
The Best Arts & Entertainment
Arts & Entertainment Best Bets
Arts & Entertainment A to Z
The Best Accommodation
Accommodation Best Bets
Singapore Accommodation A to Z
The Best Day Trips & Excursions
Pulau Ubin
Bintan
Cruises
Savvy Traveller
Before You Go
Getting There
Getting Around
Fast Facts
Singapore: A Brief History
Useful Phrases & Menu Terms
Phone Numbers & Websites
Singapore 2010
Youth Olympic Games
YOG Venues A to Z
Index.
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