Singapore-Tit Bits

1.It is officially known as the Republic of Singapore.

2.Their official languages are English,Malay,Mandarin and Tamil.

3.Kenyans receive a visa at the Airport ,free of charge for a period of one month.

4.Singapore is very very expensive- Ok, compared to all my travels .A basic meal is about 10 usd.The Singapore dollar to the USD was 1 to one.

5.It is a small country,such that its capital city is called Singapore City.

5.It is one of the worlds major commercial hub with the forth biggest financial center and one of the five busiest hubs.

5.The people are very impersonal,they hardly smile or talk to each other-watch people even in the trains.

6.Their English is best described as Sing-English.They add words either at the beginning or at the end.Mostly La.eg Goodmorning La ? Are you ok ,La?

7.It is super ,super super safe.Yes,everywhere.You will constantly feel you are being watched,at all times.This is one great element I loved.This means you could be walking around even at 4,am,and you feel safe.Crime here is almost at nil.

8.They have China Town and Little India which are basically inhabited by people from these countries.

9.Singapore has one of the Best Airports I have ever visited.They have computers that you can use for free while you wait,they allow free calls within Singapore on their public phone or use of your credit card to call internationally.When you are in a foreign country,trust me ,you need this to call those picking you up,to warn those picking you at your next destination and even to let your friends and family know you arrived safely.

10.Be Warned-This is what you will find on your immigration form

You have been warned

You have been warned

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