(2012) Lonely Planet Singapore is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Shop for treasures along Orchard Road, take in dazzling city views while gliding along the Singapore River, or try local specialties at a hawker centre; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Singapore and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet Singapore Travel Guide:Colour maps and images throughoutHighlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interestsInsider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and pricesHonest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, languages, landscapes, food, drink, and moreFree, convenient pull-out Singapore map (included in print version), plus over 20 colour local mapsUseful features - including Walking Tours, Travel with Children, and Day TripsCoverage of Chinatown, the CBD, Sentosa Island, Colonial District, Marina Bay, the Quays, Orchard Road, Holland Village, Dempsey Hill, Botanic Gardens, Little India, Kampong Glam, Palau Ubin, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Singapore, our most comprehensive guide to Singapore, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.Looking for just the highlights of Singapore? Check out Lonely Planet's Pocket Singapore, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Malaysia & Singapore, a photo-rich guide to the region's most popular attractions.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Shawn Low, and Daniel McCrohan.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.