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Gap year in Singapore

If you are in a mood for a more glamour gap year experience, then the best option would be to head towards Singapore, one of the best destinations in Southeast Asia. Located on the south of Malaysia, this country is a melting pot of cultures, since most people living in Singapore have their roots in China, Malaysia or India, so there are four official languages: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil. With numerous options to choose from, Singapore is rising as a popular gap year destination and favored by all due to its unique blend of modernity and old-world culture, cosmopolitan vibes, delicious food, picturesque landscape, cutting-edge sustainability and much more.

You can also club you Singapore trip with that of the neighboring countries like Malaysia, Thailand, and Cambodia. Well, rest assured, your gap year in Singapore will surely be an experience worth cherishing. Explore the beautiful Gardens By The Bay, take a walk down the Chinatown and go for a boat ride at Clarke Quay, before heading out for a late night party! Life in Singapore is too good to be ignored!

Gap Year in Singapore

Backpacking across Southeast Asia is perhaps the most popular gap year adventure, and every year, the number of people heading towards this region is increasing at a rapid rate. If you are also excited to explore the city of the Merlion, then pack your bags and set out for one of the most exciting journeys of your life. GDA has amazing tours and internships for you in Singapore, that'll further enhance your gap year experience.

Internships in Singapore

Are you looking for an internship experience in Singapore? Go Discover Abroad has partnered with local organizations, and we have a wide array of opportunities for you! No matter whether you are a civil engineer looking for an internship opportunity or a teacher who’s keen to work which children, we have programs to cater everyone's needs. Gain first-hand work experience, brush your skills and learn more while working with professionals. You'll also get to meet people from other parts of the world, share your thoughts and ideas with them, and travel with them as well.

General Questions

It's your choice! You can explore the country as a solo traveler or hop around with your favorite people if they are willing to join you as well. If you are coming in a group of more than 5, we can also provide you with customized packages as well as amazing discounts.

Singapore is pretty safe for solo travelers. You’ll find a lot of travelers, roaming around in the city. We believe that your safety depends on you to a large extent, hence you need to be a little cautious. We'll have our coordinators who'll be there at your service, 24/7. So you need not worry about safety.

You might come here alone, but you'll end up meeting some amazing people. In case you want to get in touch with others who are traveling to Singapore, you can join our Facebook Group and chitchat with your fellow travelers!

You need to buy your Medical and Travel Insurance before setting out for your trip. GDA also provides the insurance facilities, at an additional cost.

You'll need money for your personal expenses, additional tour costs, meals etc. It'll be sufficient if you keep around 100 SGD per week.

Don’t worry about it, since English is the most widely spoken language in the country. You’ll find people speaking Chinese, Malay and Thai as well.

Singapore experiences hot and humid tropical weather throughout the year. If you are coming for an internship, it’s advisable that you carry formal clothes for your workplace. Otherwise, comfortable linen clothes would be the best.  It's wiser to travel light and pack only the essentials. Don't make your luggage too heavy, as you'll get almost everything in Singapore!


GDA has a fantastic range of voluntours, adventure tours, internships, work abroad opportunities and responsible traveling options which will surely add a new meaning to your gap year. Pick whatever suits your interests and book your flight tickets for your dream destination. It's time to tickle your wanderlust cells! Calling out all backpackers, gap year students, solo travelers and adventure seekers - it's time that you take the leap and Go, Discover Abroad!

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