On a holiday to Singapore, it might be a good idea to stay in a hostel to ensure you have plenty of leftover money to spend at one of its best attractions, Resorts World Sentosa.
The entertainment complex – which has everything from a Universal Studios, a water park, many high-end hotels and conference facilities to luxury boutiques and more than 60 restaurants – is a must-visit on any holiday to the island nation.
Top of the list for visitors should be the brilliant Universal Studios. Here you can get up close to famous characters from some of the best-loved films ever made and also explore areas including Far Far Away, based on the fairytale town featured in Shrek.
Keep an eye out for the homes of well-loved characters – including glamorous princess Cinderella – while strolling its streets.
Universal Studios is also the place to experience the fantastic Jurassic Park and visit a fun-filled water park, which could be the ideal spot to relax and cool down in the heat of the beautiful Singapore sun.
While at Universal Studios, make sure you take a walk down the replica of the world-famous Hollywood Boulevard and check out the handprints of your favourite movie star or singer.
After enjoying the studios, you may be thankful you chose to stay in a hostel in Singapore after a visit to the park complex’s amazing shopping centre, where you will no doubt be tempted to pick up a souvenir or two.
Here, you can buy a beautiful piece of one-off jewellery from world-renowned designer Bulgari, or stock up on designer lingerie at the only Victoria’s Secret store outside of the US.
High-end outlets including Dunhill and Coach can also be found in the shopping centre, as can Candylicious, an amazing sweetshop straight out of a child’s fantasy with its lollipop trees.
At the end of a busy shopping day, why not relax and enjoy one of the many shows that bring the resort to life each evening? One of the best in the line-up is Lake of Dreams, an incredible dance, light and sound show which is the work of four-time Emmy award winner Jeremy Railton.