A Beginner’s Guide to the Singapore Hawker Center

Singapore, Singapore Guide (B): A Beginner’s Guide to the Singapore Hawker Center

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2014 Worldwide Cost of Living survey, the island city of Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city to live in. Singapore is the most expensive place in the world to buy clothes, relies heavily on imported goods and has an increasingly strong currency.

How about the food? Here I’m going to surprise you by telling you that as long as you dine out in Hawker Centers, food expenses will be your smallest spendings.

They can be usually found near public housing estates or transport hubs (such as bus interchanges or train stations) all over Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. If you are not sure where to find it, follow the local map, it will show you the right way.

When in Singapore, you just have to make it to Maxwell Hawker Center. It is located at the edge of Chinatown and if has more than 100 different stalls so there is a great of variety of Chinese as well as Western food to choose from. Both, locals and tourists, alike flock here for the variety of cuisines and local specialties. The quality is also great! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Beginner’s Guide to the Singapore Hawker Center
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Cezary Krol
Read it on Author's Website: http://etramping.com/beginners-guide-singapore-hawker-center/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Maxwell Hawker Center
  • Newton Circus
  • Lau Pa Sat

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