Singapore: Land Of Diversity

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On my recent trip to Singapore last July, I did not expect to be amazed at what’s in store for me there. My idea of Singapore is that it’s just a concrete jungle where the corporate world thrives, and strict rules abound. This is not so…

A couple of friends and I stayed at the . The cozy ambience greeted us, with it’s neat interiors and facilities. We stayed at a dormitory room there where 4 people had to share together. We we’re very lucky as our roommate, a Pakistani national, got along with us, so we had no problem sharing a room with him.

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The diverse cultures of Singapore were already prominent where we stayed, as every morning, people from various nationalities would meet for a scrumptious buffet breakfast at the cafeteria. This is our daily morning ritual there, as we get ready to face a day outside sightseeing and enjoy what Singapore has to offer… and there’s lots!

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In a country where business is at its center, shopping malls thrive in Singapore – from the high end malls of , to the seemingly endless boundaries of , you’ll find shopping an enjoyable experience – that’s if you have plenty to spend, otherwise just hang around the mall, window shop, or dine in a variety of multicultural food Singapore serves on its platter.

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is a must go attraction. A whole day of your time is required to experience what’s inside this vast playground. There’s the movie-themed park where you’ll find the super-speed hanging rollercoaster, which we bravely rode on 3 times! There’s Sentosa Beach – where you can relax, have a tan on their man-made beach, or paddle away on their large indoor wave pool. Among other attractions inside Sentosa are the Mega-Zip, Go-Kart, and the I-Fly Indoor Skydiving.

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What impresses me most about Singapore is it’s a very organized or ironed out country. The cleanliness of surroundings, and the many architectural sceneries gives out a refreshing and peaceful vibe to its visitors. You can get to any destination safe and sound with their efficient public transport system – the MTR and coded buses makes going around Singapore a breeze.

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There are many other attractions or reasons for going back to Singapore. Whether you are an extreme adventurer who would love to experience , to the laid back person who has an – there’s something for everyone in Singapore. It’s really a melting pot, a land of diverse cultures and attractions!

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