|South East Asia.
|Asia - From bustling cities like Hong Kong, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur to tiny fishing villages in Vietnam, from the jungles of Malaysian Borneo to the deluxe resorts of Bali, from the temples of Luang Prabang in Laos to the bacchanal of Patpong in Thailand, Asia offers a glimpse of the extraordinary, an explosion of colors, sounds, smells, textures, and life that will send you home with a wider vision of the human experience.
Asia seems more like a hodgepodge of islands than anything surely defined. In this region you'll see that the nations that make up Southeast Asia -- Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam -- many times have more differences than similarities. Differences in geographical features, history, religious and cultural heritage, and political and economic viewpoints make this an incredibly diverse part of the world where even the shortest journey offers cross-cultural comparison and new perspective.
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Malaysia is a country of contrasts, bathed in the warm tropical sun, endowed with 3,000 kilometers of coastline, several historic cities, a unique cultural mix, a string of cool hill resorts, the world’s oldest rainforest—and even Southeast Asia’s highest mountain. Add to this a delightful fusion.
Malaysia is gifted with natural land and mountain formations. Its mountain ranges in Peninsular Malaysia as well as in Sabah and Sarawak offer unique hill resorts with each possessing its own distinctive charm and beauty.
Malaysia's cultural mosaic is marked by many different cultures, but several in particular have had especially lasting influence on the country. Chief among these is the ancient Malay culture, and the cultures of Malaysia's two most prominent trading partners throughout history--the Chinese, and the Indians.
Singapore is like nowhere else on earth. Famed as the "Lion City", Singapore lies at the focal point of age-old trading routes, where people of different cultures and traditions have come together for almost 200 years, creating both a multicultural and multifaceted destination. It is an inspiring city of contrasts, where the flavor and spirituality of the East meet the comfort, convenience, and efficiency of the West.
Located at one of the crossroads of the world, Singapore's strategic position has helped it grow into a major center for trade, communications and tourism. Singapore is also a mixture of religions. Singapore's skyline boasts the distinctive minarets of mosques, spires of gothic cathedrals, intricate figurines of Hindu temple gods and distinctive roof architecture of Chinese temples.
Singapore has often been described as a convenient yet vivid collage of what the region has to offer. Despite the western influences, you will realize that Singapore is still unmistakably Asian in its character. Tour through our website and discover the treasures that Singapore has to offer. For those who are not accustomed to this tropical climate, you will be glad to know that Singapore has air-conditioning in almost all of its shops, hotels, office buildings and restaurants.
Singaporeans regard the art of shopping as a way of life and shopping in this free port is about variety, quality, value for money and excellent service. From the very latest in electronics, hi-tech computer software, designer fashion, traditional crafts, Asian antiques, jewellery, fabrics, leatherware, cosmetics and perfume to toys and souvenirs - you will find everything you want and more! Orchard Road, Raffles City and Marina Bay abound with marbled, air-conditioned shopping malls. South Bridge Road is home to the city's talented goldsmiths. Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam offer shopping with local flavour and the shopping houses on Bugis Street and in nearby Bugis Junction offer anything and everything. The shopping highlight is the annual great Singapore sale which takes place in June and July.
Malaysia is a land of endless summers and perpetual sunshine. Palm fringed beaches are a common sight throughout the entire coastline. The northern shoreline of Penang is famous for its beautiful golden beaches and deep blue sea. The Tanjung Bunga, Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang beaches offer expansive stretches of glittering sand, interspersed with secluded coves in the shelter of gigantic rocks. Many resorts of international standards have sprouted, offering a host of water-based recreational facilities.
Kuala Lumpur is situated at the confluence of the Gombak and Klang Rivers. It is a bustling metropolis and is the principal centre for commerce, entertainment, government, and international activities. There is a fascinating mix of old and new structures, most notably the world’s tallest commercial building - the Petronas Twin Towers.
Pulau Lang Tengah or Lang Tengah Island off the coast of Terengganu is one of the nation's well-kept secrets. Its arresting beauty can easily captivate you while you are there. Crystal clear sea-water, pristine beaches and untouched tropical jungle. Its arresting beauty lingers forever in your memory. An island you can call your own, private and tranquil.
Tioman is the biggest and most impressive island at the east coast. The Island is covered by Jungle on the west section of the island, which ends at the idyllic location of a beautiful palm fringed beach. In Tioman visitors can do snorkeling in crystal clear water, discover the beautiful underwater world, or just laze on the beach. The dense forest is a habitat for many kinds of flora and fauna.
Mandai Orchid Gardens
A lush tropical orchid garden created in an area usually not particularly suited to orchid plants. Mandai Lake Road Singapore City.
World-famous tropical gardens where you can enjoy lush greenery and a beautiful orchid garden. Intersection of Holland Road and Napier Street.
26-ft-high (8m) figure of a Merlion (a mythical beast that is half-lion, half-fish), the symbol of Singapore, that sprays water into the river.
On the Singapore River, Haw Par Villa, Singapaore City
The food of Singapore reflects its multiethnic society. The hotels contain restaurants that specialize in dishes from all over Europe and Asia. The famous hawker centers, however, are possibly the best place to sample various Singaporean cuisines. You can taste Indian, Malayan and Chinese dishes all in one night. These food centers can be a great experience and are part of the reason why Singapore is considered by many to be "the food capital of Asia."
If you're not totally exhausted from eating, drinking and sightseeing, there is plenty of nightlife to choose from in Singapore. Big hotels feature discos, lounges, cabarets and theater restaurants. For a pleasant, high-class evening, symphonies, operas and ballets are abundant.
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