Singapore: Destination of the Week

Singapore's distinctive architectural icons at sunset. Photo: lculig/Shutterstock
Singapore's distinctive architectural icons at sunset. Photo: lculig/Shutterstock

The tropical city-state of Singapore may be small, but it packs a punch with a wealth of dazzling modern attractions. It's also a melting pot of Asian and Western influences. Insight Guides is now offering a selection of fantastic trips to Singapore – see more here.

From humble beginnings as a fishing village, the Singapore of the 21st century is bursting with brand-new blockbuster attractions with real dash, as well as fascinating museums, buzzing streetlife, creatively lush gardens, and distinctive ethnic enclaves. Explore the city from the colonial sights of the Civic District and the glamorous development at Marina Bay to the colorful bustle of Kampong Glam and Little India, and out to Sentosa's white sands and theme parks. Safe and family-friendly, yet glamorous and sophisticated, Singapore has something for everyone.

Plan your visit here.

Insight City Guide Singapore is a comprehensive, full-colour guide to the culture, history and peoples of this dynamic city-state. The book is illustrated throughout with hundreds of beautiful, specially commissioned colour photographs.

Insight Guide Explore Singapore is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this dynamic and atmospheric city: a full-colour guide containing 18 easy-to-follow routes, complemented by Insight's trademark cultural context and a directory of listings.

Read more: Planning a trip to Singapore

Read more: When to go to Singapore

Buy a book: Insight City Guide Singapore or Insight Guides Explore Singapore