Books inspired by Singapore
Our hand-picked selection of books to get you in the mood to travel
The first in the Inspector Singh series, this is perfect for anyone who likes their crime fiction quirky and set in more unusual destinations.
A highly entertaining international bestseller written from a uniquely Asian perspective. Rachel Chu expects her boyfriend Nicholas to be from a humble home when she agrees to stay with him in Singapore for the summer; but finds that she's swept into a lavish, jet-set lifestyle of huge houses, private planes and eccentric family dramas.
Singapore Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
29th May 2020 by The Wandering QuinnHow to spend one day in Singapore seeing the must-visit places
Spending one day in Singapore is just enough time to get a taste of this amazing city, a city which is a melting pot and has been molded by the ethnicity’s that live and work there – Chinese, Indian, Malaysian, and Indonesia. Through this, Singapore has developed a unique environment with a plethora of diversity and it’s definitely one of the best cities in the world to visit, even if you’re just passing though on a stopover in Singapore!...
13th March 2020 by PommieTravelsThings to do in Singapore
Singapore is a city of many contrasts because it represents a blend of Asian and European culture. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since its independence has become one of the world’s most prosperous city states. It is a small city, but big in surprises and attractions that are hidden in every corner. Shophouses and pre-war buildings stand strong against the modern architectural skyscrapers. For those who love shopping, there are choices for everyone. You can splurge on luxurious...
4th August 2019 by The Wandering QuinnThe BEST places to travel to in Asia in July & August
July and August bring the Summer holidays for people in the Northern Hemisphere and whether you’re looking to go on a family holiday during the Summer holidays, you’re studying and only have the Summer off, or you want to get away from the heat and crowds in popular European holiday destinations, you may want to spend the Summer in Asia. However July and August generally bring the rain and monsoon season to many parts of Asia and if you’re like me this isn’t what you want from a trip!...
29th May 2019 by PommieTravelsVisit sensually scintillating Singapore
Sitting at the Southern tip the Malay peninsula is Singapore. It is the capital and the principle island of 63 that make up the archipelago. The Singaporean administration has an ongoing program of land reclamation, so the number of islands will continue to rise, adding valuable real estate to the island nation. In 1991, 10% of Singapore was reclaimed land, today that figure is 25%. ...
23rd May 2019 by ScribbleStuFive days in Singapore
Futuristic, cutting edge, hip and innovative mixed with traditional and multiculturally-infused: Singapore is an expansive, complex melting-pot of a city. Expect to see packed-out temples sitting alongside reflective sky-reaching, sci-fi-esque hotels and office blocks resembling gardens in the......
11th May 2018 by StuartThe Scoop: Singapore
Futuristic, cutting edge, hip and innovative mixed with traditional and multiculturally-infused: its an expansive, complex melting-pot of a city. Expect to see packed-out temples sitting alongside reflective sky-reaching, sci-fi-esque hotels and office blocks resembling gardens in the clouds. And then there's chic and boho shophouses serving all the latest edible and drinkable treats you can imagine, next to vast, maze-like "food malls" with tiny booths serving restaurant-worthy, shockingly...