The City

A Travel Guide to Singapore, South East Asia

From the Sanskrit words ‘simha’ meaning lion and ‘pura’ meaning city arises the city of Singapore. With its modern cityscape and penchant for technology it is easy to forget the history that Singapore stands upon. Wafting in through the windows of your luxury hotel room is the delicious scent of local street food that draws you from exclusive privacy outside and into the bustling streets of Singapore. It is one of the best travel destinations in south east Asia and is a city that truly boasts the best of both worlds; a local culture steeped in history and tradition as well as one offering modern opulence and luxuries at every corner.

Sleeping

WHERE TO STAY IN SINGAPORE: The Warehouse Hotel

Lounge in luxury in a truly Singaporean hotel situated on the bustling banks of Robertson Quay. With its meticulously designed rooms and kitchen boasting rich flavours of home-cooked delicacies, The Warehouse Hotel combines the old and new for both a luxurious and cultured visit. As you hold your Mandarin-designed key, fall in love with the warmth and traditional amenities this sleek boutique offers.

Eating

WHERE TO EAT IN SINGAPORE: Kilo

At Kallang’s most picturesque and intimate restaurant, Kilo is the perfect space for quality dining and drinking, offering soulful music, hearty food and a memorable experience. With its homely and eclectic decor, Kilo provides a relaxed, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. With a menu boasting delicacies of both European and South East Asian cuisines, as well as hosting late night lively parties, Kilo offers you something different and innovative; perfect for a good night out off the beaten track.

BEST RESTAURANTS IN SINGAPORE

Candlenut: Michelin Star restaurant specialising in modern takes on Straits Chinese Plates.

Meta : Contemporary dining serving French cuisine with an Asian twist.

Open Farm Community : Concept restaurant championing urban farming and focused on locally sourced, seasonal and innovative dishes.


Seeing

WHAT TO DO IN SINGAPORE: Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

Spend the day familiarising yourself with sacred Singaporean relics and cultural sites at the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum – one of the best things to do in Singapore. As you take a walk through one of Singapore’s must-see cultural destinations, you are greeted with beautiful artefacts of the Buddha, handcrafted Bodhisattva artworks and the breath-taking halls of the grand temple. Gain a once in a lifetime experience as you encounter and explore the religious and spiritual etiquettes of Buddhism.

BEST THINGS TO DO IN SINGAPORE

Gardens by the Bay: Magical urban garden housing exotic plants, waterfalls and intricate floral sculptures – particularly beautiful to see at night time.

1 Altitude: Buzzing rooftop bar offering a creative cocktail menu and the best views of the metropolitan city beneath you.

Gillman Barracks: Contemporary Arts Cluster: Converted military barracks now housing leading international and local galleries. A must-visit for art lovers and collectors.