Traveling has been one of the most favorite must do’s of Singaporeans during holidays. Going to other countries, taking in the culture and experiencing a totally different environment have its appeal to hardworking Singaporeans.
Here are 10 travel destinations every Singaporean ought to visit at least once in a lifetime.
- New Zealand, South Island
New Zealand has so much to offer its visitor. Since it is in the southern hemisphere, you should expect a totally opposite weather. For those who love extreme sports, you must add New Zealand in your bucket list as you can enjoy sky diving, bungee jumping and mountain biking while taking in the vast scenery of fleshing nature. For those who have calm walks in mind as their kind of holiday activity, they can visit Lake Wanaka, Mount Cook, and various vineyards with luscious fruits.
- Hong Kong
If you love shopping and dim sums, and more sightseeing, this is a place for you. Lantau Island offers sights that can fill your eyes with colors. Hong Kong is known a Singaporean’s top destination when it comes to shopping for gadgets, wedding dress and other fashionable apparels, make sure to book hotel accommodations way ahead of your trip.
Sydney offers vast choices of activities that you can try by yourself of with family and friends. You can visit the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, climb on top of it and take in the beauty of its city. Do not forget to go to the Bondi Beach, do whale watching, ride a jet boat, and go into the abyss through scuba diving and ride cruise ships. Do not forget to stop by the wildlife and have a photo with Koalas.
Maybe, you want a perfect tan, head to the coasts of Bali and recharge yourself by relaxing and rejuvenating. Experience a total recreation as you will forget your city life for a while. Have a walk along rice fields; take in the fresh air, then experience the detoxifying massage the Bali way. Do not forget the Tanah Lot Temple perched at the edge of a very small island. It is an ancient Hindu shrine known as the icon of Bali. The Ubud Monkey Forest inhabited by grey long-tailed macaques, is also a popular tourist must-see.
Korea is known for its colorful culture, tasty cuisines, memorable deserts and energetic KPOP music. When in Seoul, head down to the Gourmet 494 food court and experience trendy high end restaurants which serve authentic Korean food such as kalbi (Korean sweet short ribs) and patbingsoo. If you want the street food, you can visit the local tents pojangmachas which also serve beer and soju. While in Korea, experience sleeping in the traditional house on Gyeongju instead of booking in the premier hotels.
As they say, ‘You only live once’. Aside from saving for gadgets, you can also aim to visit these popular destinations at least once. Bring along your friends and loved one to make it extra special. If you need extra cash, you can visit Cash Mart or give them a call to start processing a personal loan. The staff are available to walk you through with their flexible term that seemed created especially for your personal need.