Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is a global financial centre with a tropical climate and multicultural population. From visitors and transients to citizens, this progressive island and gateway to South East Asia is a dynamic mix of cultures, ideas and histories. instead, the essence of modern Asia - sparklingly savvy, with a touch of old school. The first-time visitor should expect to be surprised and charmed. The city is full of creative architecture such as the Singapore Boat Building and the Treetop walk.
Popular sports include football, cricket, netball, hockey, swimming, table tennis and badminton.