Singapore's heady mix of old and new and amazing food is a feast for the senses.
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New chefs include Anne-Sophie Pic, of the three-Michelin star Maison Pic in Valence, France and venerable French master chef Alain Ducasse.
It's a hotel with a garden city vibe minus the heftier bill and pretence of other high-rise hotels elsewhere on Sentosa.
I slept better here than on any recent full-fare carrier in Economy.
Thought of as 'Asia-lite', Singapore is a heady blend of Indian, Malay, Chinese and Western culture. Clean as a whistle and easy to navigate, dine from one of its hawker corners or splurge on a stylish star-studded restaurant - this city accommodates both with panache. Shop on Orchard Road, relax in a leafy garden or take a trip to a swish five-star hotel for sundowners and 360 degree views.