Why You Should Visit Singapore

Country 18: Singapore | This post is part of my 30×30 series. Read more here!

My trip to Singapore was more or less a stroke of supreme luck—almost fairytale. An uncle I met on my trip to the Philippines happened to be stationed in U.S. navy housing in Singapore, and offered to fly me out for a weekend to experience life in the city-state. At that point, all I know about Singapore was its synonymity with luxury and shopping, and so I was amazed at how futuristically whimsical Singapore is, and how easily its many disparate cultures seem to blend. This video guide from Expedia offers a nice overview of what makes Singapore so unique—and the ways in which it might surprise you, too!