Fun fact for those backpacking Singapore: it’s actually it’s own country, and not part of Malaysia.
You’ll be surprised how many people don’t know that! It’s actually classified as an ‘island city-state’ and country, located off southern Malaysia.
Anyone that’s keen for futuristic architecture, busy city life and to say they’ve been to Gardens of the Bay, should most certainly add Singapore to their bucket list.
Seeing as it’s a small area to explore, we’d recommended including nearby destinations to your backpacking plans. Here are some more guides to help:
- best hostels in Kuala Lumpur + Paper Plane Hostel (5 star hostel)
- 3 best hostels in Penang, Malaysia
- Indonesia: best hostels in Canggu
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