In the Southeast Asia region, Singapore is a diverse country, a melting pot of various cultures with a vibrant cityscape that has attracted many people from all over the world to come over to enjoy going around and explore the city. There are so many places of attraction to be found upon coming over to this tiny island state. As such, you will never feel your trip to Singapore to be a boring one.
The climate in Singapore can be said to be tropical all year-round with the average temperature between 26.4 and 28.3 degree Celsius, with little to no difference between the dry and wet seasons. While the city is suitable for year-round visits, the peak time to visit Singapore is usually around March to May when the weather is decent to go out, therefore expect prices to rise around this time. On the other hand, the off-peak season to visit Singapore is usually around June to August, which is considering among the driest months in Singapore with a pretty high temperature. This will make it less comfortable to go out to explore the many attractions within the city area. Even though the prices may go low due to this, visitors should check the weather reports before going to this town.
Surigao City Airport – The Surigao Airport is a public domestic airport that is presently serving the city as well as the nearby areas, that functions to connect the city of Surigao City with other places in the Philippines. The airport is situated at Barangay Luna, which is about 7 kilometres away from Surigao City. In a similar fashion to other airports in the Philippines, this airport is operated by Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. At an elevation of 6 meters, it has a 1,708 meters runway that is made of concrete. Among the airlines that operate in this airport is Cebu Pacific as well as Philippine Airlines with destinations to Cebu and Davao. From the airport, it is not too hard to go in and out to the city area because there are many types of transportation available in the Surigao Airport that are meant for the visitors, plus the distance to the city is pretty close too.
Singapore Changi Airport – Singapore Changi Airport or commonly known as Changi Airport is the main civilian airport that serves Singapore, as well as being among the largest transportation hubs in Asia. Found at Changi in the East Region, it is located 20 kilometres away from the downtown core of Singapore. It has four terminals, namely Terminal 1, 2, 3 and 4 at an elevation of 6.66 meters, with a fifth terminal being planned to go into operation by 2030. Operated jointly by Changi Airport Group, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Republic of Singapore Air Force, the airport has three asphalt-concrete runways that are 4,000 meters long each. It is the hub of Jetstar Asia Airways, Scoot, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines, Singapore Airlines Cargo and FedEx Express, as well as being the focus city for All Nippon Airways, AirAsia and Qantas. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of transportation available in the airport for visitors such as taxis, buses and mass rapid transit train service, among others.
Singapore, just like the other cities within the region, is always finding itself under the hot sun for most of the time. The town is said to have an equatorial tropical rainforest climate according to the Köppen climate classification which is characterized by the heavy precipitation throughout the year with a negligible dry season. In addition to that, the city too is subject to Intertropical Convergence Zone with no cyclone. The average temperature is usually about 27.5 degree Celsius, while the precipitation is about 2,165.9 millimetres annually, which will vary between the months with the wettest months from November to April. If you plan to visit Singapore, you will have to consider the climate pattern mentioned above in your plans and make bookings accordingly to avoid disappointments later.
Universal Studios Singapore – Located at Resorts World Sentosa on Sentosa Island, Singapore, Universal Studios Singapore has 28 rides, exhibitions and attractions being separated by seven zones with their own themes. Being the second Universal Studios theme park opened in Asia after Japan as well as the first in Southeast Asia, the park covers an area of 20 hectares. Opens to the public since 2010, it is owned and operated by Genting and has been marketed the 'only kind of theme park in Asia'.
Marina Bay – A bay located at the central area of Singapore, it is a 360 hectares prime waterfront area with various high profile developments. The area has some of the iconic buildings that make up the cityscape of Singapore, such as Marina Bay Sands, Marina Bay Financial Center, Asia Square, The Sail@Marina Bay and many more. This place is a must-visit as it offers some of the scenic views around Singapore.
Merlion Park – Located near One Fullerton, Singapore, near the Central Business District (CBD), the Merlion Park is a park that consists of the Merlion structure, which is a mythical creature with a lion’s head and a fish’s body which is the national mascot of Singapore. It is a renowned landmark and major tourist attraction that comprises of two Merlion statues, one measuring 8.6 meters tall with water spouting from the mouth and another is much smaller, measuring about 2 meters tall.