Going off the beaten path in Singapore
There’s more to the Lion City than the usual shopping spree on Orchard Road or at the Mustafa Centre. Forget the cliched backdrop of the Merlion. Bugis Street has a lot of uber- cool Instagramfriendly spots you won’t want to miss. For all it offers, Singapore is a tencourse meal. Don’t limit yourself to just a tiny morsel.
It takes a whole lot of ingenuity–and only one day (though it doesn’t hurt if you can afford to stay longer!–to enjoy this neighboring island nation from a different point of view. It’s de nitely less conventional and rich in cultural experiences! Best of all, you can travel to all the destinations mentioned below on Singapore’s highly ef cient and integrated public transportation system. 9 a.m.: Breakfast
Kick start your day by devouring a hearty Singaporean-style breakfast at Ya Kun Kaya Toast, spread throughout the city. Local favorites include buttered kaya toast, softboiled eggs and a cup of kopitiam coffee. If you’re hankering for a more contemporary setting for breakfast, try Tiong Bahru Bakery in Raf es City, situated at the City Hall MRT. Enjoy the delectable kouign amman, a sweet pastry with a caramelized, goldenbrown crust.