Singapore, also known as the “Lion City” was visited by over 17.4 million tourists in 2017, and it increased by 6.2% in 2018. Another mind-boggling fact is that the 17.4 million figure is triple the size of the Singapore’s current population. Indeed the city has a lot to offer when it comes to tourism, and you will not be disappointed when you are on the flight back home since there are amazing things to buy in Singapore that will remind you of the country once you are back home.
Without stalling you further, here are the top 3 must-buys in Singapore that you gift yourself or to your family and friends:
- Orchid Perfumes by Singapore Memories
If you have visited Singapore, and do not know about their national flower, you must visit the place again. This is the reason it is on the top of our list. Singapore Memories masterfully captures the scent of Singapore using a blend of orchid varieties. The price starts from $28, depending on size.
- Singapore Sling
This is the national drink of Singapore, created at Raffles Hotel’s Long Bar by Ngiam Tong Boon. The original recipe included cherry brandy, gin, lime, pineapple and orange juice, however now it has various recipes. A bottle costs $30.
- Gold-plated Orchid from RISIS
It is also one of the best things to buy in Singapore for a special someone. It is 24K gold-plated, and can be used to make different jewelry like pendants, necklaces, brooches and more. The price starts from $60.