I live in Harrisburg PA and I generally fly out of Baltimore or Washington DC since I find much better Flight and price options at those airports even though Harrisburg does have an International Airport but it is rather small and does not really have many flights compared to the others.
I found some pretty nicely priced flights from Washington. Turkish Airways has a flight that is only 964 dollars a person round trip and the flight is a total of around 30 hours. There are also some more expensive flights that are very long. One of then is slightly over 50 hours.
Once arriving in Singapore there are some very nice hotels that are not hideously expensive in a Number of areas within a few miles of the center of the city.
From everything I have seen from researching online and what I have seen on TV shows, Singapore has what looks like the most fabulous Food there is. It is a mix of Chinese, Malaysian, Indian and a few dishes that looked very much like some of the ingredients were based on Thai food. There are regular restaurants but there are number of buildings around the city that are called Hawker Centers. They are kind of like the food areas you can find in some malls in the United States. They are set up these food stalls in the buildings because the government of Singapore has mandated that there can be no food carts on the street any longer. One of the dishes I would love to be able to eat is called Chicken Rice. I watched one of Anthony Bourdain’s shows and this dish looks absolutely delicious. The food stall boils entire chickens for hours with a few herbs and spices in the water. After the chicken is done that water is used to cook the rice. It is then served with chopped up chicken along with a number of different sauces that are available to dip it in or to spread over the rice and chicken.
There a number of ethnic areas that are surely fantastic since I love cultural areas. There are also a number of historic areas that I am also sure are great. I love exploring culture and learning of the history of any new area I go to.
I wish I had the funding to there now since this is the year that Singapore turns 50 and there are all kinds of festivals going on.