At Home With Lorraine Kelly 2017 - 336
LORRAINE'S DAUGHTER, ROSIE
SMITH, HAS BEEN WORKING IN
THE ISLAND CITY FOR A YEAR.
IMMERSED IN THE MELTING POT
OF CULTURES, SHE REVEALS
THE HIGHLIGHTS FOR VISITORS...
ancy a trip to Asia but
don't know where to
begin? The answer is
simple: Singapore. The
small island has so much
to offer and is a great starting oint
and sto -off as its so c ose to other
places, such as Thailand, Indonesia,
Vietnam and Cambodia.
As soon as you land, you'll realise
how surprisingly green the city is.
Driving from the airport, there are
trees lined up along the motorway
and plants sprawled all over buildings.
You'll also notice how hot it is.
Don't bring any heavy, grey clothes
with you because you will sweat. Its
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tropical climate means you get crazy
storms too, so be sure to bring a brolly.
It's been just over 50 years since
Singapore became an independent
nation, so it's a new city, and there's
a huge contrast between old colonial
buildings, like Parliament House, and
the skyscrapers in Marina Bay.
There is also a great mix of cultures,
but the o cia anguage is Eng ish so
you shouldn't feel lost in translation.
oing to and ro the different
neighbourhoods is a must. There's
Little India, China Town and the
Malay-Arab Quarter, but for the
IN LITTLE INDIA