Singapore travel articles and writing

Vanda Miss Joaquim is Singapore's national flower

Vanda Miss Joaquim is Singapore's national flower

We add new travel articles to 1stop Singapore regularly to provide readers with seasonal highlights of the island plus specific hints and tips on how to enjoy oneself whilst staying here. Read on for our best features covering tourism, history and hospitality in Singapore as well as nightlife and tourist attractions.

Singapore travel features

Daytrips to Johor Bahru
With its interesting buildings and cheap shopping, Jahor Bahru is a popular destination with tourists and visiting Singaporeans alike. Find out all there is to know by reading on... more

Best beaches of Singapore
While Singapore is more famous for shopping, business and fantastic restaurants, the island also has a few lovely beaches where its possible to relax on the sand, build sandcastles with the kids or dance to the latest club anthems... more

Profile of Sir Stamford Raffles
Portrait of the father of modern Singapore who, although from modest beginnings, worked his way up through sheer determinations and hard work to found one of the most prosperous states in history... more

Little India district
The Little India neighbourhood of Singapore is a world away from the gleaming shopping malls of Orchard Road with South Asian markets selling spices, sarees, authentic food as well as impressive Hindu temples... more

Thimithi Festival
Thimithi Festival in Singapore is a time when Hindu devotees walk over burning coals in order to prove their purity in honour of the Goddess Draupadi who did something similar to demonstrate love for her husband... more

Singapore Food Festival
Every year the Singapore Food Festival sees some of the best chefs from all over the globe descend on the city for a feast of gastronomy to rival anywhere in Asia with plenty to see and do for the whole family... more

Singapore's offshore islands
While the city-state of Singapore is famous around the world for efficiency, shopping and commerce, there is also a breathtaking natural side to explore which is best seen in its many island nature parks... more

Story of the Raffles Hotel
One accommodation choice in Singapore has always stood head and shoulder above the rest – the iconic Raffles Hotel. Learn about the last tiger killed and the infamous Singapore Sling... more

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