Things That Should be in a Singaporean’s Backpack

In a city where busy people get together, things may go wrong and you might need something that is really needed. Since we all know that we are living I’m a busy city, it is better to prepare for every situation that may happen whether, you are on a bus or perhaps riding on your own car.

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On the other hand, you need to ensure that you bring your backpack or maybe a thing wherein all important and useful things are placed. So, what are the items that you should put in your backpack? Below are some few significant yet beneficial things that must be on your backpack.

Money – First and foremost, this must be placed in your bag. You may forget other things but not your cash. For instance, your car suddenly breaks down. What will you do? Will you just fix it yourself? Of course! You will need the help of an expert. What if you don’t have money? Of all the things that should be on your bag, never forget your money.

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First aid kit – You might say that it is only an extra load on your bag. But imagine how essential it is. When you felt like you’re not okay, you can take a tablet in your kit.

Mobile Phone Charger – In this modern era, cellphones are being brought by almost all people whether their young or old. But the thing here is that cellphones are battery-operated and not for unlimited use. Thus, wherever you go, you must put your charger on your backpack.

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Crossing the Borderline of Singapore

Many people dreamed to visit to foreign countries. However, it will take years for one to go in any country around the world because of the many factors that hinders that passage to other countries. One reason why there are a lot of individuals that cannot easily depart from another country is money. Money is very important so that you can enter the country. Why?

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That is because you are a tourist in the place. What’s the connection? It’s all about your safety. They are only avoiding grave incidents to happen especially with regards to tourists. Basically, tourists will go to a specific country to spend their money or to visit their loved ones.

Singapore Entry Requisites

In any immigration, there is always a rule to follow. In United Kingdom, British people with passports don’t need to have a visa to take a trip in Singapore. However, it must only last up to 30 days. Same thing goes with Americans, Australians and New Zealand people.

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What You’ll Need

If you really need to go to Singapore, you have to go to the immigration have yourself clear from illegal weapons, drugs, baggage, paraphernalia that may be used for terrorism or any act of violence. Once you arrived at Singapore, tourists are identified by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) personnel and check the luggage. Aside from that, you need to own the following:

  • Passport valid for 6 months
  • Singapore visa (if there’s any)
  • Enough money during the stay in the country
  • Tickets for departure

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The Chronicles of Singapore

Before Singapore was hailed to be one of the strongest nations in today’s era, the country has experienced a lot of obstacles and challenges that helped them. Today, Singapore is among the many countries in the globe that is economically stable.

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14th Century

During the 14th century, Singapore was not called by its name. However, it was called Temasek which means sea town.  Temasek was only an island with abundant nature and is part of the Sri Vijayan Empire. The name Singapore was taken from the Malay word singapura, which means the “lion city”.

The legend states that the Sang Nila Utama (Prince of Sri Vijayan) saw a lion. Mistakenly the creature he saw was a tiger when he was on his way visiting on another island.

1819

Slr Stamford Raffles is one of the pillars of good trade in the country after successfully made an agreement with the British. This was the reason why Sir Raffles was so popular. As a matter of fact, you can see Raffles name in many business establishments in the country.

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1959

This was the time that Singapore united with the Malaysian Union. However, Singapore has its own government. Singapore only achieved freedom on August 9, 1965.

Singapore: Present

Today, Singapore is different compared the past years. It is now a disciplined, well-organized and city that is preserving its resources for the benefit of many people. In fact, they have many types of scenery like beaches, parks, zoos, building and state-of-the-art facilities to boast.

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