Singapore Stopover

Singapore Stopover, Singapore, Singapore (B)

Living in Australia means getting anywhere in the world can take a LONG time. When travelling to Europe I highly recommend a Singapore stopover to break up your long haul trip.

It’s easy to get around Singapore as the train network (MRT) runs like clockwork and buses are frequent. For about $10 – $20 (SGD) you can buy a Singapore Tourist Pass for unlimited bus and train rides for 1, 2 or 3 days from Changi Airport, TransitLink Ticket Offices, or online. While it’s easy to get a bus or train, I usually opt for a Taxi as they’re fast, comfortable, convenient and relatively cheap, not to mention you can gaze out the window at the beautiful, vibrant pink/purple Singapore Orchards lining the streets. It’s also a great way get recommendations from the driver that you might not find in travel guides. A taxi from Changi Airport to the city will usually cost around $25-$30.

This time around we stayed at The New Majestic Hotel, conveniently located just a few minutes from the Maxwell Food centre in Chinatown. Built in 1890, this Colonial building is one helluva modern boutique hotel. Walking into the lobby feels like you just entered an art gallery, with installations and funky design furniture pieces, it’s no surprise that each room in the hotel is eccentric and stylishly decorated with different themes. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Singapore Stopover
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ilana Sallick
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • New Majestic Hotel
  • Maxwell Food centre
  • Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice
  • Tekka Centre
  • Telok Ayer Market
  • Tiong Bahru Market
  • East Coast Lagoon
  • ION Orchard
  • Bugis Junction
  • Boat Quay
  • Clarke Quay

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