Singapore often gets plenty of attention in the press for reasons totally unrelated to its real charms. Sure, it’s a wealthy country whose permissive taxation policies attract millionaires looking to settle down (hello, Eduardo Saverin), but you don’t have to be a tax accountant to see the real value of a Singapore visit.
Singapore packs a surprisingly massive number of attractions: verdant parks, world-class zoos, luxurious hotels, historical structures, and deliciously cheap eats, all in a land area not much bigger than El Paso, Texas. With not a little difficulty, we’ve boiled down the reasons for visiting Singapore down to seven bullet points. Read on to find out more about this little island city that thinks big.