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Singapore

Get rid of the image of Singapore as a dull and sterile utopia – scratch the surface and discover a strange mix of cultures Chinese, Malay, Indian and Western, a rich stew social is anything but boring. Sure, graffiti-free trains run on time, traffic jams do not exist and everyone looks clean cut and healthy, but who needs pollution, poverty and chaos?

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Singapore Food mouthwatering is the number one drawcard. Pull up a bench in a downtown street vendors, open a beer Tiger and dive into a wide range of Asian delicacies generous, heavy on flavor, light on the wallet. Do not waste? Singapore offers the best shopping and restaurants in Southeast Asia innovative and stylish, plus a range of first class hotels. Top of the tree is Raffles, a timeless symbol of colonial opulence.

Of course, not all about shopping, food and G & T on the terrace. Please outdoor activities – Sports of the street, bicycle and water – or draw out the contemporary art scene, thriving on government promotion of Singapore as an arts center. If you want a break from the city limits, the center of the island has reserves of bright green forest tract which is all you’ll hear monkeys clattering through the branches.

The city of Leon is more than I expected – the dust of the credit card, the first of her stomach and dive right in.

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Cameroon

Cameroon’s tourism industry is a victim of geography. It is in a tough neighborhood, surrounded by some problem countries. But this does not get discouraged, since Cameroon has really almost everything that a traveler could want. One of the most culturally diverse countries on the continent, its inhabitants are ancient tribal kingdoms, Muslim pastoralists and forest dwelling pygmies.

The picture is no less dizzying in its diversity. Mount Cameroon (4095m) is the highest peak in West Africa and attracts a lot of hiking interest. An active volcano that rises almost straight from the sea in a spectacular way. Further north are the hills Grassfields area of the ring road, while the mountains of Mandara is a complete change again – dry and rocky, with isolated villages living. Located along this are some of the oldest rainforests in Africa, and the excellent Waza National Park, with an abundance of mammals and birds, and large herds of elephants gather in water wells in the dry season.

If all this runs out, you can retire to some beautiful palm fringed beaches and fantastic seafood, which should help to recharge their batteries. Throw in a cold beer or two, some harvest Makossa music alive and the Indomitable Lions of the national soccer team, and they are enjoying their discovery.

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Yaounde, could be the capital of Cameroon, Douala, but economic power. With little in the way of tourist attractions, is a mess of dust sweltering traffic jams honking. It is difficult to estimate first, give it some time and can begin to appreciate the good restaurants of this harbor city, nightlife and a decaying tropical environment. As the Cameroonians say, ‘sleep Yaounde, Douala is moving. “