Singapore Fast Facts


Population: 5,460,302

Capital City: Singapore

Climate: Hot, humid, rainy; two distinct monsoon seasons - Northeastern monsoon (December to March) and Southwestern monsoon (June to September); inter-monsoon - frequent afternoon and early evening thunderstorms

Time Zone: UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

Language: English, Malay, Tamil, Standard Mandarin

Singapore is located in Southeast Asia, between Malaysia and Indonesia.


From the Archives of Singapore Articles

How Taking the Overseas Plunge Turned Doubters to Supporters

How Taking the Overseas Plunge Turned Doubters to Supporters

Daily Postcard
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September 23, 2018

Exactly what do you hope to accomplish from this?” asked my mother-in-law, when we told her our plans to take off overseas. The simple truth was, we had no idea what—if anything—we hoped to accomplish. What we did know was that, for us, it was time to follow our dreams of leaving our traditional jobs and the rat race far behind...

Top 10 Things To Do in Belize

Top 10 Things To Do in Belize

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March 25, 2020

If you’re planning your first trip to Belize it can be hard to decide what to do, given there are so many choices. Here’s a list of the top 10 activities to consider when planning your trip: 1. Visit a Mayan Ruin. Remnants of the amazing Mayan civilization have been found throughout Belize. After all, Belize was the center of the Mundo Maya. It’s a special treat to explore one of the unique ruins and step back in time. In the Cayo you have a choice of touring Xunantunich, Cahal Pech, or Caracol. If in Corozal, check out Santa Rita or Cerros. Even if you stay on Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker you can take a boat trip and tour of Lamanai or Altun Ha.