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Vaguely familiar but also interestingly foreign at the same time, Singapore is often a land of contrasts and contradictions. Hence, every traveller should be in the know of the various cultural habits, do's and don'ts, and taboos of this multi-cultural, multi-racial island nation to avoid culture shock as best they can. As Singapore can be a fairly expensive country to journey through, here, we also provide tips for the traveller to get the best out of their time in Singapore.

Tourists, if you have enjoyed duty-free shopping at the transit lounge of Singapore Changi Airport, did you know you can also shop Goods and Services Tax (GST)-free in ot...
Shopping in Singapore is relatively safe as there are rigorous measures implemented to make sure that locals and tourists alike will not be cheated. However, there may be...
Singaporeans are probably some of the best bargain hunters around, but what about bargaining in Singapore? It's not so much of a social norm but there are still opportuni...
In Singapore, smokers will feel a tad 'mistreated' by the laws governing their daily habit of taking an occasional puff. Since 1970, the Government has bee...
Tipping is generally not expected in Singapore unless you are feeling generous and want to tipan exemplary waiter. Part of this is due to the 10% s...
To chew or not to chew? Is bringing gum into Singapore for personal consumption really legal? These are just some of the many questions still linge...