If you want to be on hand for the reopening of Singapore’s classic Raffles Hotel, plan to arrive in early August. Even if you don’t book a room, at least stop by for a Singapore Sling in the hotel’s historic and fully restored Long Bar. Enjoy local dishes at one of the many casual and inexpensive hawker centers where you’ll find favorites Hainanese Chicken Rice and Singapore’s national dish, Chili Crab. For a family visit, Sentosa, accessible by road, monorail, cable car, or walkway, offers much to do on one convenient island. White sand beaches, pools, water activities, bars, and restaurants provide daytime fun. At Sentosa Nature Discovery, visitors can learn about the plants, birds, animals, and insects of the island. Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom offers educational hands-on interactive exhibits. At Adventure Cove Water Park, attractions range from the lazy river to high speed water slides and a reef where visitors can snorkel among tropical fish. At Universal Studios Singapore on Sentosa, rides, shows, cartoon characters, dining and shopping will keep everyone busy all day. Sentosa Golf Club offers two courses and a luxurious clubhouse for the golfers in the family. The spectacular Gardens by the Bay nature park is an attraction that everyone will enjoy. Hotels at all levels are available in Singapore.The serene Capella Hotel on Sentosa offers guestrooms and apartments as well as a spa and pool.