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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

A Tourist Guide to Singapore – A City State with a Myriad of Cultures and Attractions

Predominantly known by many as a financial capital of the world, the state of Singapore is compact yet packed with attractions and landmarks that contradict this reputation, making it a wonderful destination for a weekend getaway. Whether it is adventure and excitement one seeks or relaxation and retail therapy, the capital city of Singapore certainly delivers.

The centre of the city is home to a number of districts, each famous for a different activity or attraction. For instance, Orchard Road is the go-to place for tourists intending to indulge in retail therapy. For guests for whom this is a priority, a hotel near Orchard Road should be booked to access the shopping streets with ease. In this case, hotels such as The St. Regis Singapore will scarcely disappoint. Another district is the Civic District, also known as Riverside that was formerly well known for its colonised nature, whereas now, it is home to numerous museums, theatres as well as restaurants. Tourists mostly find the Marina Bay district intriguing. Given that it is one of the newest additions to the city complete with the Marina Bay Gardens and the Marina Bay Sands, attractions such as the giant Super Trees are greatly sought after by visitors to the city.

For those who wish to witness the country from a cultural and ethnic perspective, Chinatown and Little India are interesting places to visit. Intriguingly, the former is also home to the largest gay enclave in the country. Some visit Singapore with the primary objective of making a visit to Sentosa Island. The isle was named for peace and tranquillity, but is presently home to exhilarating rides, an oceanarium and parks that seek to provide their patrons with an unforgettable theme park experience. Singapore is truly both an explosion of cultures and ethnicities and an interesting place to visit.

Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+

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