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Singapore Stop

In many ways Dubai and Singapore, the recent big city stops on our trip, are fraternal twins. Both are multicultural, rich, glittery and hot (although one’s steamy and one bone dry.) Both governments run pretty tight ships. Both have changed immeasurably in the past 40 years. Of the two, I don’t mind saying Singapore appeals to me more- it retains some colonial charm amidst the glitz, the streets are more lively and pedestrian friendly and the dense landscaping helps it feel lush and cooler, even when you are in the middle of the Central Business District with sweat running down your back.

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