Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan city with a history deeply rooted in trade and commerce. It boasts a wide range of restaurants and shopping malls together with a variety of cultural and other attractions.
Public transportation in Singapore is efficient and clean. The MRT underground, bus or taxi network gives access to every corner of the island. Transitlink Guides (which detail all transport links) are available at MRT stations, bus interchanges, and major bookstores. Rush hour peaks between 8-9am and 5-7pm.
Singapore weather is hot and humid all year-round. The average temperature is 31°C at daytime and 24°C at night. Walking around at midday can be a challenge, particularly when the relative humidity is higher than 80%. Like the rest of Southeast Asia, Singapore’s climate is largely influenced by two monsoon winds. The northeast monsoon (Nov-Mar) brings bursts of heavy rain and thunderstorms that sometimes last overnight.