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Kid-friendly Places in Major Cities in Singapore

The tiny island country of Singapore is one of the most family friendly destinations in Asia. The country setup has wide pavements that great to push around babies in strollers or buggies. It has many kid friendly places to visit. Some of these places will also enchant and delight adults. Here are five must see children attractions in Singapore:

Night Safari

Go on a night safari through the park that has no cages. Animals roam around freely in their natural habitats. The tram ride takes you through three different habitats rainforest, savannah and jungle. It is a chance to see nocturnal animals that are hidden or asleep during the day. This safari is also a chance to get a glimpse at some endangered exotic species. It is an attraction that is sure to delights both children and adults.

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Things To Do With Your Kids In Singapore

If you are looking for an interesting and family-friendly location to travel with your kids, then Singapore in Asia is your best choice. The immaculate roads, friendly locals and spacious hotels make travel easy and convenient. It is a Mecca for arts and culture, as street vendors and designer stores sell a wide cornucopia of goods from food items to daily use items from around the world.

Here is a list of top Singapore attractions that you can enjoy with family and friends

Sentosa – This is designed like a theme park on an island. It can be reached by cable cars from the mainland which also offer scenic views of the city. At Sentosa, there are a wide variety of attractions that will take at least a couple of days to enjoy while staying at a hotel nearby. Besides the vast aquarium displaying a stupendous variety of fish, children can also play around with pink dolphins in the Dolphin Lagoon or play at the waterpark. Movie buffs can enjoy the Universal Studios or experience the excitement of a volcano at Volcano land.

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Cultural Shocks in Singapore as an Expat

Even though Singapore is quite westernized and English is the primary language spoken in business establishments, it can provide culture shocks to people that travel here for the first time. The language can be an eye opener as local people here speak a mix of English and Malay or Cantonese which is called Singlish and may be difficult to understand the first time you hear it.

Food courts for expats – As eating in restaurants is an expensive endeavor in this city, people prefer to eat out in food courts at shopping malls and other public places. There are several European restaurants here offering a mix of Italian, Mexican and also American style food options along with different fast food chains. Expats brave enough to try out local food can start with both vegetarian and non vegetarian options which may be a little spicy for Europeans as it contains local spices. The local markets still have roadside cobblers who repair shoes sitting on the roadside as you enjoy fried chicken feet or hot dimsums.

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