Singapore is known as "Garden City" for good reason- although its native Malay name Singapura literally means "lion city". It is one of the greenest cities I have visited, achieving that fine balance between green cover and concrete buildings. Cosmopolitan in its truest sense, it was once famous as a "stopover" city, rather than a destination that travellers sought to visit in itself- although this is changing.
Expensive by South Asian standards, it is more popular amongst business travellers and families than with backpackers. However, based on my recent visit to Singapore, I found that this island-state has quite a few interesting experiences on offer, not all of which are heavy on the pocket! Here are ten offbeat experiences that aren't to be missed - beyond the usual tourist itinerary: