Singapore or Singapura is the country situated in Southeast Asia. Singapura is the Malay word which means Singa – Lion and pura – City and that’s why Singapore is called as Lion City. Singapore was founded as the British Colony in the year 1918 and now it has developed into one of the busiest ports today. You’ll find many modern skyscrapers everywhere in Singapore mixed with a taste of traditional Indian, Chinese and Malay buildings. Mixed with happening shopping places, delicious food, airport, and exciting nightlife, the Lion City is a perfect stopover.