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Singapore – One of the Most Prosperous Countries in the World

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singapore1Phuket, Bali, India, Tokyo, Shanghai are all examples of some of the more popular places to visit in Asia, but have you ever thought of Singapore? Do you even know where it is?

Singapore is not a city, it’s a country, albeit a very small country on a very small island. However this small island is home to a city of some 4 million people and it’s located just off of the coast of Malaysia. Originally Singapore was aBritish trading colony, and Singapore still has many of its traditional roots but it is now a very modern city in the heart of Asia.


Checking out the different Chinatowns of the world

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With a history that dates back more than 5,000 years ago, it’s no wonder that China’s culture is so rich and diverse. There is so much to learn about this massive country that serves as the home to over a billion people. Travelers who have been to China can keep coming back for years on end and still be amazed to discover new things they didn’t know about the country before. But let’s face it, not all of us who want to pack our bags and schlep them to China can actually afford it. Fortunately for there rest of mankind, the Chinese held on tight to their culture so much so that wherever they went, they made sure that they will maintain their traditions and maintain their distinct identity.