Referred to as the "gateway between the East and West," Singapore is a destination that will fill your desire for sophisticated, cosmopolitan luxuries while providing a taste of ancient Asian traditions. With rich coral reefs as well as a percentage of its rainforests protected as nature preserves, travelers seeking adventure or outdoor activities will have much to look forward to. The cuisine of Singapore, being influenced by the cooking styles of China, India, Malay and Tamil, will leave the epicure satisfied and, at the same time, eager to try more. The expansive shopping district is considered to be one of the best in the world. Whether food, shopping, the outdoors, or the allure of the cosmopolitan lifestyle is your passion, Singapore has what you're looking for.