As a tourist in the 21st century it is probably a mortal sin not to have a camera of sorts especially on foreign land, so for my second day in Singapore finding one comes on top of my itinerary. Being a gadget hub I sure didn’t have any difficulty finding one for me in Singapore. What’s good about being a tourist buying gadgets in Singapore is that you are entitled to a 7% GST (Goods and Services Tax) refund of up to S$300 for purchases above S$100 (in a single receipt). For many gadgets Singapore prices are among the most competitive in the region and the additional incentive sure makes shopping more gratifying. Here are the first sets of pictures taken from my new digital camera:
Travel Tip: Most modern gadgets won’t have any problem with Singapore’s voltage but if your gadget’s charger or power cord is Philippine-standard make sure to bring an adapter as Singapore’s outlets are different.
What do tourists normally do? Tour! That’s exactly what we did, and yes it’s the day before the marathon!
Travel Tip: You may consider bringing along a small bottle of water when touring Singapore.
Travel Tip: Civic District is best toured by foot, but don’t forget to bring your map!
For dinner since it’s the night before race day it can only mean one thing—carbo loading time!
Before calling it a day we stopped over a supermarket to do some shopping.
Finally just before having some shuteyes I thought of writing some inspirational message on the extra bib provided, but being tired of touring my mind wasn’t generating creative juices so I just prepared my things for my marathon the following day.
The moment I have been waiting for, the reason I am in Singapore, has finally arrived. What will happen on race day remains unknown so far…
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