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Singapore has a reputation locally that is not on par with its reputation among Westerners and tourists. Many Indonesians and Malaysians (Singapore's immediate neighbors) despise the tiny island state for its perceived arrogance and financial success. From a tourist's perspective, though, Singapore offers a lot that other countries in the region are not able to match. For starters, it is clean. That doesn't mean that it is spotless, but it is significantly and obviously cleaner than its neighbors. Singapore's shopping districts are on par with American or European shopping, and its river, while not drinkable by any means, is not brown or green with factory pollutants. Singapore's tiny size has made them more innovative when it comes to using space. Their transport network and road system is the best in Asia. And dining experiences here are truly diverse. Night life in Singapore flourishes and the airport is a tourist destination in itself. You should consider yourself fortunate if you have a stopover of any length of time at Singapore's Changi Airport. There are numerous ferries to connect you to Indonesia's Riau Archipelago or to some southern Malaysian islands. And the colonial district in Singapore is almost like a living museum. But it's so small--you almost wish that it would grow to get more out of it.

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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Shaw Towers
Shaw Towers
Singapore city view
Singapore city view
Fountain of Wealth
Fountain of Wealth
Skyway to Sentosa
Skyway to Sentosa
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Around Singapore
Resorts World at Sentosa
Resorts World at Sentosa
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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
There is a cat inside the mall
There is a cat inside the mall
Ben & Jerrys...yum!
Ben & Jerry's...yum!
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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Singapore Visitors Centre
Singapore Visitor's Centre
And no butts about it
And no butt's about it
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Around Singapore
Singapore city view
Singapore city view
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Around Singapore
Singapore City Hall
Singapore City Hall
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Singapore Cricket Club
Singapore Cricket Club
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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Singapore River ferry
Singapore River ferry
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Around Singapore
Singapore city view
Singapore city view
Jumping into the Singapore River
Jumping into the Singapore River
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Around Singapore
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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands
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Around Singapore
Merlion
Merlion
Is this tacky or what?
Is this tacky or what?
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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Always time for a lion dance
Always time for a lion dance
Temple on Waterloo St.
Temple on Waterloo St.
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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
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Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Around Singapore
Raffles Hotel
Raffles Hotel
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