TRAVEL

Sunday Herald Sun - Stellar - - Contents - edited by Cleo Glyde

Dis­cover the per­fect blend of past and pre­sent in Sin­ga­pore.

Bold city plan­ning and mod­ern ar­chi­tec­tural feats have trans­formed this stopover city into south-east Asia’s hottest ur­ban hub. High-tech tow­ers over­look colo­nial-era neigh­bour­hoods, sym­bol­is­ing the city's melt­ing-pot of past and pre­sent. Trav­ellers can en­joy the abun­dance of In­dian and Malaysian street-food, safely wan­der through the fu­tur­is­tic Garden Rhapsody Light Show at night or turn back the clock in Chi­na­town.

Or­chard Road’s iconic ION OR­CHARD shop­ping com­plex of­fers the best in lux­ury and lo­cal brand shop­ping. Bring your A-game; ionor­chard.com. Be­come mes­merised by the carved lions and sea god­desses of the exquisitely re­stored THIAN HOCK KENG tem­ple as lo­cals

Mod­ern in­nercity nest THE QUINCY HO­TEL comes with a can­tilevered pool. Movie nights and com­pli­men­tary lobby din­ing/ drinks add a homey touch; quincy.com.sg.

While­while away­away time­time be­fore­be­fore board­ing atat BRITISHBRITISH AIRWAYSAIRWAYS LOUNGELOUNGE at Changichangi Air­port,air­port, with­with top­top class­class win­ing an­dand din­ing­din­ing fa­cil­i­ties­fa­cil­i­ties asas well­well asas PCSPCS if you'dy­ouprefer­liket

The unique "shop house" con­ver­sion of AMOY ho­tel al­lows guests to ex­pe­ri­ence the lodg­ings of Sin­ga­pore’s 19th-cen­tury im­mi­grant mer­chants; stay­far­east.com/ en/ho­tels/amoy.

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