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Singapore, sterile Utopia
Strange brew of diverse cultures
Probably the most fascinating country in the world, Singapore usually shows itself in our mind as a very hot country with exotic food, lots of seawater and colorful streets. Indeed it has lots of seawater and exotic food, but it also has many green areas and gardens, skyscrapers, nightlife and modernity as you couldn't picture in your mind. It is a sovereign city state with one of the highest IHD in the world, and it's the second most populated country after Monaco.
The city is composed of a mix of Chinese, Malay and Indian mainly, and also Arabs, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, French, and even Scandinavians. A heaven for those who loves to meet new exotic cultures, and also for those who love modern architecture and superb concrete art, Singapore is a feast to the senses and will leave a piece of nostalgia forever in your heart.
Besides small, you can find place to practice basically every sport, like ice skating, scuba diving, golf, surfing and others. It is very known also for its fantastic shopping possibilities, so that it's even called "world's only shopping mall with a seat in the United Nations". Shopping is a very important part of Singaporeans lives, and you will find shopping malls everywhere, with very competitive prices and good quality.
There is plenty of places to visit: green areas and wildlife spots, like the Garden City and the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; historical area and museums on the Bras Basah area; delicious cuisine in Little India, Chinatown, Kampong Glam and East Coast; beaches in Sentosa; churches and temples of many religions, from christian and jewish to buddhist, muslim and hindu.
Don't miss this feast for the senses. Singapore is history and modernity together, the green and luxurious mixed with the gray of the concrete and chaos of the streets. it's unique and amazing!