Some refer to her as the “little red dot”, but Singapore’s presence in the world today is larger than that moniker. In fact, Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan city that offers a world-class living environment, with her landscape populated by high-rise buildings and gardens. One interesting facet you will discover about Singapore is a ubiquitous collage of cultures, where people of different ethnicities and beliefs coexist. Besides a vibrant multicultural experience, there is more you can discover about Singapore.
Singapore Travel Essentials
Weather – Singapore is hot and humid all year-round, with temperatures reaching over 30°C. Be prepared for brief but torrential rain at any time.
Power Plug – The standard electrical current used in Singapore is 220-240 volts AC (50 cycles). You can use power plugs with three square prongs.
No Smoking Areas – Smoking is not allowed in all air-conditioned places. There are designated smoking areas in entertainment outlets and open-air eateries.
Safe Drinking Water – You can drink tap water in Singapore because it passed the World Health Organisation standards. You can also buy bottled water easily.
Getting Around – Singapore’s public transport system is fast and efficient. It will whizz you to most places without fuss. Choose from the train, taxi, or bus to get around places.
For visa information, see visa-customs-legal-regulation
Going around Central Singapore is convenient and easy. There are many hotels that are about 5 to 15 minutes walk to the National Museum of Singapore where the JTS 2016 will be held.
To help you get around, click the map.