Singapore Travel in Asia can be daunting for western travelers, given how different the culture – and the language – can be. And that goes double for single travelers. That’s why the editors at Independent Traveler suggest Singapore, a safe, English-speaking and easy-to-navigate island nation off the southern tip of Malaysia. “It’s a great place to experience the Far East for the first time,” Schlichter said.
Raffles Hotel in Singapore.
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is the first museum in the region to present a broad yet integrated perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. Take bus 186 from bus-stop outside Riverview Hotel, alight at 4th bus-stop; walk through Golden Shoe Carpark, Raffles Place, UOB Plaza, along the Singapore River toward Fullerton Hotel, cross the Cavenagh Bridge.