Referred to as the “Lion City”, Singapore will spoil you for choice be it for sightseeing, shopping, nightlife or dining. Here’s a quick guide to help first-time travellers prepare for their adventures!
From hostels to hotels and serviced apartments, Singapore has a range of accommodation options to suit varying budgets. Look to stay in an area in or close to the places you plan to visit be it cultural locales like Little India and Kampong Glam or tourist hotspots such as Marina Bay and Sentosa.
Depending on the length of your stay, plan a suitable sightseeing itinerary; it can include places like Gardens by the Bay, the Singapore Zoo and the Singapore Flyer which is within a five-minute drive from PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Singapore. Also worth visiting are the National Gallery and Sentosa Island home to Universal Studios and some lovely beaches too.
Featuring glitzy malls and boutiques, Orchard Road is one of the hottest retail hubs in Asia. Look to visit Bugis Street and Arab Street where you can shop and soak up some local culture too. Not to be missed is the Mustafa Centre in Little India where you can find just about anything!
Nightlife & Dining
Riverfront areas like Clarke Quay and Boat Quay feature some of the most happening nightlife in Singapore and are ideal for bar or club hopping adventures. Don’t forget to also savour some of the country’s famed hawker food which can be found at places like the Golden Mile Food Centre and the Chinatown Complex Food Centre.