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Singapore: Like San Francisco Without The Crime & Litter PDF Print E-mail

Consider a visit to the freaky clean Pacific city just 18 hours non-stop away from Los Angeles on United from about $650. It’s expected that over 15 million tourists will go to Singapore this year. Most are from Asia, but many American travelers are discovering the combination Las Vegas, New York, Hong Kong and Paris set in Oriental splendor.

Founded 200 years ago as a British colony, Singapore is now an independent state. Shopping at its many exclusive stores is the best in Southeast Asia. Dining at its scores of upscale restaurants include menus from China, India, France and many others.

The botanical gardens, are among the most varied and beautiful in the world. With the average January and February summertime weather at 80º daytime and 65º nights, wandering through the parks and window shopping are not to be missed by senior travelers. And for those of us who’ve experienced Paris, New York and Los Angeles, Singapore is squeaky clean. There’s no graffiti, trash and the well-patrolled streets are safe for day and night strolling.

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