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Marina Bay Sands – Singapore’s Infinity Pool

The most expensive hotel in Singapore and in the world is famous for its “high” facility – the infinity swimmingpool which is situated above the 55 stories the resort has. The rooftop pool is a great attraction itself because hotel guests can admire the breath-taking view this place grants – all skyscrapers, entire Singapore. Imagine seeing this at night – incredible feelings! Visitors must be very courageous to swim right near the edge in order to take photos or simply admire the view. Marinan Bay Sands hotel is famous now especially because of this pool. Divers should not be worried, however, about swimming here because the infinity pool is absolutely safe. The swimming pool is four times larger than an Olympic one, it has 150 m and you have to pay about $15 for a dip. Recently, an entrance fee for visitors was introduced – in exchange for $20 you can also see the Marina Bay Sands pool, in addition to the hotel tour.

Infinity Pool - 55th Floor Hotel in Singapore - Source yatzer.com
Infinity Pool - 55th Floor Hotel in Singapore - Source yatzer.com


Infinity Pool - Singapore - Source dailymail.co.uk
Infinity Pool - Singapore - Source dailymail.co.uk

Infinity Pool Hotel Singapore - Source photography.nationalgeographic.com
Infinity Pool Hotel Singapore - Source photography.nationalgeographic.com


Marina Bay Sands - Infinity Pool, Singapore  - Source nicolechen.net
Marina Bay Sands - Infinity Pool, Singapore - Source nicolechen.net

Costs and Standards of Living in Singapore

Singapore is one of the best destinations and towns to live or travel to because it is considered the 32nd town in the world, with the lowest corruption rate. It is easily comparable to North America and Western Europe in matter of standards of living. This being said, politics, society, economy, health, personal safety, public services and many more were the criteria according to which Singapore was counted in the top of the best places in the world. People generally live in condominiums or flats because of the relatively low quality of land. However, almost every home is equipped according to the latest standards, where modern amenities are something common. With respect to personal safety, well, Singapore is a very good city to live in because here crime rates are very low. If you want to move to Singapore and also have kids, then you must also consider tuition fees here, for instance, international schools will charge from $6,000 to over S$20,000 per year.

If you are a foreigner in Singapore, then renting an apartment will not be a hard time for you, because the government is open to people coming from outside, also seeking for work. Food is another important topic of discussion. It is good to know that sea food is quite usual here and if you want to dine out, then don’t worry, you can also enjoy a good meal at relatively good prices. Of course, cooking at home is another alternative which will save your budget. Transportation in Singapore is another cost of living, which many can afford because, depending on the complexity of your ticket, you can pay from from $20 – $150 per month.

Cost of Living in Singapore - Source ecardmedia.eu
Cost of Living in Singapore - Source ecardmedia.eu


Standard of Living in Singapore - Source vacante-revelion.com
Standard of Living in Singapore - Source vacante-revelion.com

Traveling Alone – Destination Ideas

Doesn’t matter if the summer holiday is near or far, you should take into account where and with whom you would like to go to the next destination. No problem if you choose or might have to travel alone to a certain destination. You will definetely feel free, choose your own itinerary, wake up at what hour you want, and maybe meet whom you want. The sense of independence is better developed. However, you must consider first what are the options there, what can you visit, where you can spend your time. Moreover, traveling alone might sound unsafe in certain countries. So, you should take notes first. You have to learn about the local customs.
PERU
If you go to Peru, than you can taste the various culture, delicious food, Lonely Planet reports, and even neon-light discos. In your itinerary you should include the Inca Trail, in the Andes Mountains from Cusco to Machu Picchu.

Traveling Alone to Peru
Traveling Alone to Peru

SINGAPORE
For English speakers, Singapore is the ideal destination for lonely travelers. Singapore is a mixture of arts, food and wellness during the Singapore Food Festival, which takes place every year, in July. You should take into account visiting the Fountain of Wealth or taking the hop-on, hop-off bus tours.
Traveling Alone to Singapore
Traveling Alone to Singapore


CARIBBEAN CRUISE
Although you might believe the Carribean is for two, don’t count it out when you consider traveling alone. Go to Turks and Caicos and Jamaica for diving. In addition, you ca go windsurfing and enjoy the total freedom of this sport in Aruba and Antilles. If sailing is your best point, then head to the Bahamas.
Cruise Ship Docked at Ocho Rios
Cruise Ship Docked at Ocho Rios


IRELAND
Europe remain a very rich and cultural destination for all travelers. You will always find something new to do here, every time you come back. For instance, Ireland is a very friendly place to stay because the population is warm here. If you are interested in sightseeing, then you will definetely shouldn’t miss the Wicklow Mountains, Valleys and Lakes plus City Tour of Dublin, that cost around $50. This way you can enjoy the extraordinary beauties of the countryside. If you like going to museums, then go to Dublin Writers Museum, for a literary tour.
Traveling Alone to Dublin, Ireland
Traveling Alone to Dublin, Ireland

COSTA RICA
If you are an extreme sports enthusiast and not only, your next travel destination as lone traveler should be Costa Rica. This is a place for both relaxation and adrenaline. White-water rafting, hiking, combined with sun bathing, rain forests and wildlife activities. Manuel Antonio National Park and La Posada Private Jungle Bungalows are only few of the exciting places to visit and explore the wildlife in Costa Rica, and not only if you are traveling alone.
Traveling Alone to Costa Rica
Traveling Alone to Costa Rica

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