Travel Shot: Sensational Singapore CheapOair Staff June 23, 2011 general The Parliament House at the Singapore River (Flickr: WilliamCho) Located in Southeast Asia, Singapore has come a long way since being founded as a British trading colony in the early 19th century. Visit Singapore and you will experience an independent city-state that is both spotless and prosperous. The city is lined with shiny skyscrapers and a modern subway system which transports busy workers and happy residents that offer up a colorful collection of cultures such as Chinese, Indian and Malay. Singapore is located in a tropical setting with lovely weather year-round and offers up a vast collection of great restaurants, affordable shopping and a wild nightlife. Even though Singapore is a tiny country situated on an small island, it’s population consist of roughly five million residents, making it the world’s second most densely populated country (Monaco is number one).