Singapore – a fairy-tale state, hospitable and safe, occupies an area that is smaller than the Russian capital. Traveling in this country on your own is a pleasure, because there are no problems with transport, the Internet, crime, and even garbage in Singapore. The global crisis has also bypassed Singapore. Climate and Geography The island of Singapore lies on the peninsula of Malaak, to the equator 136 km. The seasons are mildly expressed – it is always warm 26-31С, and short-term rains unpredictably pour. Water warmed up to 26 degrees. These are signs of an equatorial marine climate. Unexpected quick showers require appropriate equipment: take an umbrella with you. There are 4 official languages on the island: English, Chinese, Tamil and Malay. English is everywhere – in everyday life, on the street, in the markets. Continue reading
One of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia is Cambodia. And speaking of “business cards,” for Cambodia it will be Angkor Wat and the phrase “one dollar,” pronounced in a compassionate voice. But, fortunately, not all Cambodians are like that. It takes a little to live among them in order to understand these people. An independent trip to Cambodia will provide such an opportunity.
Here we will not describe the sights and routes of tours, but share information that may be useful in travel. The phrase “one dollar” will haunt you from the very border. Only it will not be an ordinary citizen, but a border guard, and he will ask for not one, but five dollars. Well, to whom, to whom, and we are familiar with this situation painfully. The border guard will persuade that a visa costs $ 25, although a price of $ 20 has been announced on the official Cambodian website. So feel free to give $ 20 and stand your ground. Most likely, after that, interest in you will be lost. Continue reading