The Es­sen­tials

Timeless Travels Magazine - - A WEEKEND IN... SINGAPORE -

Time dif­fer­ence: GMT + 9

Lan­guage: English is widely spo­ken as well as Man­dolin, Malay and Tamil.

Elec­tri­cal cur­rent/ plugs: Plug sock­ets are com­pat­i­ble with English plugs i.e. three thin pins with a cur­rent of 230V AC, 50Hv.

Cul­ture: Sin­ga­pore­ans are warm and wel­com­ing, while quite tra­di­tional.

Wa­ter: It is ad­vised to drink bot­tled wa­ter.

Politics: Sin­ga­pore is a demo­cratic republic with a Head of State.

Re­li­gion: Bud­dhism is the pre­dom­i­nant re­li­gion in Sin­ga­pore (33%) fol­lowed by Chris­tian­ity (18%) and Is­lam (14%).

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