The island of Singapore lies off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula between the Straits of Malacca and the South China Sea. Her territory includes 59 tiny islands that lie off her southern coast. An introduction to Singapore, the guide maps the island and sets it in its geographical, modern and historical context and explains how life changes throughout the year. It also features an overview of the island's religions, performing arts, many specialities, main sight seeing attractions; all described with maps, photographs and detailed illustrations. Expertly researched information on hotels, shops, restaurants, bars, sports and entertainments ensure all your needs are taken care of; while a survival guide section offers you practical advice on everything from posting a letter to navigating public transport. This guide features - over 600 photographs, illustrations and maps; walks, scenic routes and thematic tours; 3-D aerial views of Singapore’s fascinating districts; where to eat, where to stay and how to get around.