Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

48 hrs in Singapore -- what would you do?

Jump to last reply

So now that we're at the 60 day countdown mark, I figure it's time to roll up the sleeves and actually get to the nitty gritty of our upcoming Singapore/Burma/Thailand trip. BTW, on a side note I think it's somewhat humorous and a sign of how ridiculously busy work has gotten that 60 days is now the benchmark for trip planning vs. a couple of years ago when it used to be about 200 days out that I was asking these questions... :)

So first things first. Prior to our 10 days in Burma, we fly into Singapore from LAX and are there for just about 48 hours. We land at about 9 AM, will head to the Mandarin to drop our stuff off and plan to explore the city as much as our bodies will allow that day. We also have the entire full day the next day to explore as well. Then on that 3rd day we have to catch a 9 AM flight to Yangon.

So, that said. What would you all do if you had roughly 48 hours to explore the wonders of Singapore? I know we can't cram it all in--and I know, at some point, we'll be back. High up on our list is eating. Really: that's the main reason I routed through SIN on this trip is to eat my way through the city...chili crab, chicken rice, you name it...I'm there. :) But I realize that's only a small portion of our time.

So, other than food, what's high up on the list? Don't want to go nuts trying to see everything, so what are the highlights? The botanical gardens? The night zoo? Orchard Road? What's a good mix of things at a leisurely pace to experience the best of Singapore?

I look forward to your recommendations!

11 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Planning for Nov/Dec trip to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, LP, Hanoi via HK
  2. 2 Bali , camboidia, Laos itinerary - please tweak
  3. 3 Trip Report Travel in India: Some Observations and Impressions
  4. 4 Asia Tour Companies
  5. 5 Inida- scenic places, national parks, where to go?
  6. 6 thai air Discovery pass question
  7. 7 Planning trip to India, have a couple of questions
  8. 8 Spending a Week in Bangalore-Any Ideas?
  9. 9 21 days thailand and vietnam
  10. 10 India...Men's shorts OK?
  11. 11 Kllok Travel for Hong Kong. Anybody use it?
  12. 12 Car rental recommendation - Kanazawa
  13. 13 Trip Report Angkor Wat guide
  14. 14 Feedback on Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia Itinerary, Please!
  15. 15 Visa for Burma/Myanmar from US Embassy in DC?
  16. 16 CAMBODIA to VIETNAM
  17. 17 Delhi hotel & Pickup
  18. 18 Tokyo Map Recommendation
  19. 19 2015 Cherry Blossom Forecast Published
  20. 20 Restaurant and Shopping Recs in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo
  21. 21 Samui Travelers, Tell Me it is Safer Than What I'm Reading : (
  22. 22 Beware of Many China Job & Internship Scams Targeting Tourists
  23. 23 Driver/Guide recommendation for day trips from Ubud?
  24. 24 10 days in South Korea?
  25. 25 Trip Report Anantara Riverside Bangkok
View next 25 » Back to the top