Archive for the tag 'shopping'

Jun 21 2012

Photo essay: Singapore’s Chinatown wet market

Published by under Photos

Get your 8-10 servings of veggies a day!

Some travellers dismiss Singapore as “Asia lite”: sanitised, commercialised and dull. Dispel such silly notions with a visit to the wet market at the Chinatown Complex where some of the produce is so fresh it’s still hopping. With ground level stalls selling cheap souvenirs and sundries, the Chinatown Complex doesn’t look like much from the … read the full post

Apr 27 2011

How tourists can get a sales tax refund in Singapore

Published by under Money & costs

If your Singapore itinerary includes a shopping spree on Orchard Road you’ll be happy to learn that the 7% GST included in prices can be refunded when you leave the country. To be eligible for the GST (goods and services tax) refund you must meet several conditions. You must be 16 or older; you must … read the full post