1. Gardens by the Bay
Sprawling over 101 hectares on the Marina Bay waterfront, Gardens by the Bay is home to over a quarter of a million rare plants. Spend time exploring the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest Dome. Marvel at the futuristic Supertree Forest with vertical gardens rising from nine to 16 storeys.
Laze away your days on one of the 99 Langkawi Islands. Find the perfect spot under a swaying coconut palm and swim in the sapphire waters of the Andaman Sea. The archipelago is also home to picturesque rice paddies, jungle-covered hills and unique rock formations.
3. Singapore’s Neighbourhoods
A melting pot of cultures, Singapore’s neighbourhoods provide a fascinating insight into the city’s diversity. Chinatown is a bustling mix of old and new while Little India buzzes with a vibrant Indian community. Discover Perankan culture in Joo Chiat with an endless array of culinary choices and visit Kampong Glam which boasts rich history, living traditions and trendy shops.
4. Orchard Road Shopping
Singapore’s Orchard Road offers over two kilometres of luxury brands, local labels and ethnic wares and art galleries. Lined with large, shady Angsana trees, the well-known street is chock-a-block with shopping malls, restaurants and entertainment.
No visit to Borneo is complete without seeing the large, gentle, red orangutan. Visit these magnificent creatures at Sabah’s Sepilok Orangutan Centre or Sarawak’s Semenggoh Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
6. Sentosa Island
Located just a cable car ride off Singapore’s southern shore, Sentosa Island is the perfect holiday destination. Relax on the white sand beaches and experience the oceanarium, butterfly park, water rides, KidZania indoor theme park as well as the integrated resort of Resorts World Sentosa which includes Universal Studios.
Penang’s heritage is well preserved in Georgetown. Be sure to visit the distinct indigo-blue Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, the Clan Jetties and Kek Lok Si Temple. Amazing, colourful street art sits right beside centuries-old temples in the very walkable streets. Check out Kungfu Girl, Boy on Chair, Kids on Bike and Trishaw Man.
8. Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur is a curious blend of old and new. Gleaming high rise buildings contrast against the lively precincts of Chinatown and Little India. Enjoy excellent shopping, tasty cuisine and interesting cultures.
9. Marina Bay Sands
Discover one of Singapore’s most iconic hotels, Marina Bay Sands®. Crowning the hotel is Sands SkyPark® and infinity pool which provides an unrivalled 360 degree view across the city. From celebrity chef restaurants, world class entertainment to over 270 retail stores, it’s all under one roof.
10. Authentic Cuisine
Taste your way around Singapore and Malaysia. From Laksa and Chilli crab to Nasi Goreng and Rendang, the delicious flavours will leave you wanting more. Whether you choose to dine in luxury or enjoy street fare with the locals, there is a cuisine for every taste.