Lay of the Land
CBD: The Central Business District is a hotbed of modern architecture and includes the 656-foot-high Marina Bay Sands Skypark.
Katong: This area is known for its Peranakan heritage; streets are chockablock with pastel-colored shop-houses.
Little India: In bustling Little India you’ll find food stalls and Hindu temples.
Orchard Road: Head here for high-end restaurants and shopping malls, as well as top hotels.
Sentosa: On the island’s southern tip, there are pristine beaches and waterfront resorts.
Tiong Bahru: Bordering Chinatown, Tiong Bahru’s Art Deco charm, one-off boutiques, and café culture have earned it a cult following among hipsters.
Taxis can be hailed easily; the SMRT is one of the world’s cleanest and most dependable subway systems.