Offering a more relaxed side of Singapore, Changi Village
has a beach, which attracts both bathers and fisherman
alike, especially on weekends. Perfect place to chill out.
A quiet residential areas formerly colonized by wealthy
Straits Chinese families for Peranakans. East Coast Road
is a popular haunt for local food.
Holland Village is microcosm of Singaporean life, a mix
between old and new, old coffee shops and hawker stalls
jostle for space with ritzy new wine bars and restaurants.
Weekends are especially busy, when much of Singapore seem
to gather in Holland Village to shop, chat and have a
For a cross section view on life in Singapore, venture
into suburbs, They range from matured estates to satellite
new towns, and offer a slice of life that distinctly
Singaporean. Most of these housing estates are easily
accessible by MRT, such as Tampiens, which has won the
coveted Unite Nations World Habitat Awarad for Excellence
in Housing Design. Another suburb worth a visit in Bishan,
which is centrally located and offers residents a host of
facilities. Older housing estates are Toa Payoh and