(7 July, 2011; 28 July, 2017)
Singapore Travel Tips
is the guide to help you visit, discover and enjoy Singapore. It provides you useful information to plan for trip and explore the island nation place by place. Singapore, or officially the Republic of Singapore
, is an island nation in Southeast Asia. It is located at the southern tip of the Malay peninsula. It is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor, but is linked to the country by the Causeway and the Second Link. The Singapore Straits separates it from the Riau Islands of Indonesia
427 sights and 119 streets in Singapore, described in detail, with photos!
Timothy Tye in Singapore
(29 July, 2017)
Hello and welcome to my Singapore Travel Tips!
My name is Timothy Tye. Thank you for reading Singapore Travel Tips, which is part of my travel encyclopedia. I create it to share with you everything I know about Singapore. To write it, I walked the streets, took the MRT, the bus, I ate everywhere, and photographed everything. Then I researched and wrote. And wrote some more. The result is a body of information which I am sharing with you now. I will continue to update the information regularly, adding new pages and photographs.
I describe the process of writing this website as building a layer cake. Information is added layer by layer over time. Every sight is a page of its own. In the beginning, the details may be limited, but as I continue to learn about the sight, I add more and more details. I try my best to research all information carefully, attributing the source and references, to provide you a body of information that might be of use to you. My ambition is that, every time you need to know about a sight in Singapore, you will be able to find it here.
Categories of Sights in Singapore
Map of the Expressways and Streets of Singapore
Map of Singapore MRT Lines and Stations
Administrative Divisions of Singapore
For planning purposes, Singapore is divided into five regions namely the Central Region, East Region, North Region, North-East Region and West Region. These regions are then subdivided into planning areas, which are the de facto districts. However, they are not electorial district boundaries, which determine the town council boundaries. Each town council can consist of a Group Representation Constituency (GRC), a Single Member Constituency (SMC) or a collection of GRCs and SMCs controlled by the same political party. The boundary of a town council may change from time to time, whereas the boundary of a planning area is likely to be of a more permanent nature. The planning areas are group by region as follows:
- Central Region: Bishan, Bukit Merah, Bukit Timah, Downtown Core, Geylang, Kallang, Marina East, Marina South, Marine Parade, Museum, Newton, Novena, Orchard, Outram, Queenstown, River Valley, Rochor, Singapore River, Southern Islands, Straits View, Tanglin, Toa Payoh
- East Region: Bedok, Changi, Changi Bay, Pasir Ris, Paya Lebar, Tampines
- North Region: Central Water Catchment, Lim Chu Kang, Mandai, Sembawang, Simpang, Sungei Kadut, Woodlands, Yishun
- North-East Region: Ang Mo Kio, Hougang, North-Eastern Islands, Punggol, Seletar
- West Region: Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Jurong East, Jurong West, Pioneer, Tengah, Tuas, Western Islands, Western Water Catchment
Map of the Urban Planning Areas of Singapore
The A to Z Travel Guide to Singapore
Transportation Hubs in Singapore
Vital Information for Arriving in Singapore
Free Walking Tours of Singapore
Driving in Singapore
(29 July, 2017)
You can look for and book your hotel room direct from this website. Click this link to find hotels in Singapore
, or use the search box below. You can filter the results based on your requirement, everything from five star hotels to homestays and more.
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Planning Areas of Singapore
"Planning Areas" are the de facto districts of Singapore. This map shows you all the planning areas of the island nation. Click on them to get to know each area.
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, where you get to check the schedule as well as price of tickets from various bus companies.
Hello and welcome! My name is Timothy Tye
or simply Tim. This is my personal encyclopedia. I created it to compile all the information about places. It represents my body of travel knowledge collected since 2003, and still being updated almost daily.
As a Christian, I write on travel so that God's Good News
can reach every corner of the world and connect with those needing it. If you wish to ask me anything, feel free to contact me here
. Thank you for visiting, and have a great day!
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. All Rights Reserved.