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Without taking a long-haul flight and within a reasonable budget, most people will find Singapore a rather interesting place to visit. Singapore has become a popular tourist destination for Hong Kong people in recent years. As an independent country for only 50 years, this small country has made great achievements in its economic and cultural developments. It has integrated the characteristics of both east and west cultures and is ideal for the green-aged group to spend a short holiday with their families.
There are many places in Singapore which are of great interest to retirees in particular. The famous tourist spot, Sentosa Island, is an example. On this island, there are several tropical beaches as well as the oceanariums for youngs and olds to explore the wonders of natural world. There is also the Universal Studios Singapore which offers movie-alike entertainment for you and your families.
What about the food? You can find a large variety of delicious cuisines just by visiting the famous hawker centres
. These hawker centres allows tourists from around the world to live like a local and not only providing numerous cruises around the world, but let tourists live like a local with easy access to world cuisines at affordable prices.
Singapore River is important in Singapore's history. Follow this one-day itinerary
to visit the tourist attractions situated along the Singapore River, including hawker market Lau Pak Sek, art museum, Marina Bay, and the world's largest and most expensive indoor botanical garden - Gardens by the Bay
If you are free and there is no need to babysit your grandchildren at the Singapore Zoo
, do try a casual walk to Fullerton Hotel
along the Singapore River. The Fullerton Building was gazetted in December 2015 as a National Monument. This classic and modern building was once home to Singapore’s General Post Office, the Exchange Room and Exchange Reference Library, and the Singapore Club. It has great historical value and today it has put on a new look as Fullerton Hotel Singapore, providing travelers an extraordinary experience to discover the beauty of Singapore in the heart of the bustling city.
If you happen to have any wheelchair-bound elderly members in your family, do consider staying at Fullerton Hotel for two or three days and enjoy these special offers
. With the hotel’s excellent location, you can easily take your senior family members to various scenic places, such as the symbol of Singapore, Merlion. Don’t forget to enjoy a decent meal at the restaurants close by. There is nothing better than sharing the joy of tourists coming from all places. Facilities inside the hotel, like the pools, spas, gym rooms and The Fullerton Heritage Gallery are good places to visit. The Hotel offers free cultural heritage tours and maritime guided tours to ensure that you and your family have a great understanding of Singapore before you return home.
It only takes a few minutes to walk from the Hotel to the nearest MRT station. Singapore Changi International Airport can be reached within half an hour. Singapore has highly developed transportation system. Other than MTR and buses, there are high-quality taxi service. You can also choose different types of taxi. During busy hours, you can use the mobile app
to call affordable transporting service. For more information on Singapore's transportation network, you can also refer to their domestic travel information
The Fullerton Hotel