Explanade, Singapore [Explore] by Kah-Wai Lin via Flickr Creative Commons

Singapore is starting to shed its buttoned-up image with a stunning array of modern activities and things to do. Although not a renowned swimming destination, Singapore boasts many nice beaches just a short distance from downtown, many of these on Sentosa Island. Adults can leave the kids at the home to spend an evening mesmerized by the glitz and glamour of the casinos, The Marina Bay Sands Casino the new kid on the block. However, Sentosa’s World Resorts has wooed the crowds for several decades.

Gaming is a part of the Singapore's lure and there are two major casinos on the island. The enchanting and somewhat intimidating Marina Bay Sands Casino is located inside one of the world’s most recognizable hotels on Marina Bay. The other is found at Resorts World Sentosa. International Travel Tour can plan your itinerary to include a trip to the tables.

Travel to Singapore without a round of golf is simply unheard of. Even though most courses are membership clubs, it is possible to find some public courses, such as the Marina Bay Golf Course. Meridian Tours can take you to the greens.

Every September the streets of Singapore awaken for the annual F1 Grand Prix, which is a stop on the world circuit. Night racing at its finest, thousands flock to the country for the big event so planning well in advance is necessary. Sportsnet Holidays can help take the headache out of organizing a trip to Singapore.

It's not hard to find a sandy strip of shore and the beaches in Singapore are a fantastic way to pass the time. Sentosa’s magical Siloso Beach and Palawan Beach are a favorite with tourists and locals alike.Tour Travel World can help show you around the coast.

It may come as a surprise, but Singapore boasts the best skiing facilities along the equator. Yes, this city-state is humid every day of the year, but still manages to offer skiing and snowboarding at the snow center. There are even some internationally renowned instructors on hand. Good Buy Holidays can organize your ski trip.

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