Here is some information about Singapore for your reference. Note that IEEE SOCC is neither affiliated with, nor endorses any of the linked businesses.
Singapore has a tropical climate. Temperature ranges from a low of 24ºC to a high of around 31ºC every day, and the relative humidity is high. You may bring an umbrella (either for sunny days or for raining days).
Singapore dollar (S$) is accepted at stores and restaurants. You can exchange your currency for S$ at foreign exchange banks and authorized money exchange offices. Credit cards are widely accepted in many places.
The electrical power supply is 230V at 50Hz. "Type G" three pin-sockets are the norm.
Singapore public transport is very convenient. You can take Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), buses and taxi. Grab taxi is available in Singapore.
For more information, please visit https://www.lta.gov.sg/content/ltaweb/en/public-transport.html
The business hours of most department stores are from 10:00 to 22:00. Department stores and most tourist attraction places are open 7 days a week.
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MARINA BAY (within the Conference Venue)
Marina Bay is a place for people for all walks of life to explore, exchange and entertain. Attractions nearby include an integrated resort – Marina Bay Sands, ArtScience Museum, Esplanade, Singapore Flyers, Gardens by the Bay, Merlion Park, etc. For more information about Marina Bay, please visit http://www.marina-bay.sg/attractions.html.
Sentosa is a popular island resort in Singapore. Attractions include a 3.2km stretch of sandy white shores for different watersports, Imbiah Lookout – a cluster of attractions for adventure-seekers & nature lovers, Siloso Point – a home to many edutainment attractions, and the Resorts World Sentosa, featuring the theme park Universal Studios Singapore. For more information about Sentosa, please visit http://www.sentosa.com.sg/en/.
China Town is an ethnic neighborhood featuring distinctly Chinese cultural elements. China Town is now an extremely vibrant place for shopping, walking around, sightseeing and eating.
As a shopper’s haven, Orchard Road is a swanky one-way boulevard flanked by distinctive and iconic shopping malls, restaurants and hotels. The shopping belt offers retail, dining and entertainment options to please any taste or budget - from opulent brands to high street fashion, and exclusive restaurants to fast food joints.
SINGAPORE ZOO, NIGHT SAFARI, RIVER SAFARI, JURONG BIRD PARK
Singapore has several wildlife reserve attractions. These attractions are evolving from being "viewing" parks to "learning" parks, providing an experiential learning experience for visitors who will learn more about animals, birds, plants and the environment through sight/sounds, and to gain awareness on the need for conservation of wildlife. For more information, please visit http://www.wrs.com.sg/.
Ducktours. Please visit http://www.ducktours.com.sg/