DRESSING FOR SUCCESS
Updated: Oct 27, 2022
Looking good an Feeling good on your day-trip
Believe it or not how you dress for your day trip will have a lot to do with how successful and enjoyable the day will be. It's hot & humid in Singapore so be sure to wear loose fitting light clothing and avoid silks and polyesters as they trap in the heat and moisture. Instead wear cotton or some of the newer moisture wicking materials.
You will likely also be doing a lot of walking, so I recommend wearing lightweight ankle socks and comfortable walking shoes or sneakers. Avoid sandals and flip-flops as Singapore has a lot of uneven pavement.
In the bright tropical sun a good hat with a large bill along with a pair of quality polarized sunglasses are worth their weight in gold. Its also not a bad idea to do as the locals do and purchase a small lite foldable umbrella for the tropical sun or occasional rain shower.
TIPS for travelers
Sunscreen lotion is a must
Freeze your water bottle the night before or fill it with just ice before you start your day trip. It will thaw as throughout the day and give you cold refreshing water to drink. Don't store it with camera gear or electronics.
Bring along a small soft towel... You can soak it with cold water and use it to cool off...
Bring along a few small packs of tissues. You'll need them for sure.
Contact lens, Carry a spare pair or two if you use them.
Clothing, Carry a spare lite shirt or sun dress along with a pair of socks.
Carry at least $50 in small bills $10s, 5s, and 2s... Hawkers and Taxis don't like large bills and may not take them.
TIPS FOR YOU LADIES
Bring along a large scarf or shawl as the AirCon in Buses and some restaurants can be chilly.
Avoid silks and polyesters as they trap in the heat and moisture.
Want some help exploring Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam
Book a Singapore Street Shots Photo walk and let us help you create stunning photos for your Singapore story.
Make a nice photo of Ilonka and I dressed for the heat of Singapore (Wearing our sweat towels) At the Merlion.
I hope this Blog has been helpful and informative, and inspires you to make the most of your visit to the Singapore and Asia. Be sure and enjoy one of our Singapore Street Shots Photo walks .
Singapore is well known for it's incredible verity of delicious foods from every corner of Asia, so do stop at the Hawker centers for lunch and discover the local cuisine...
Also for night life, try hitting some of the Roof-top Bars and restaurants in Chinatown and the downtown area for drinks & dinner.
Please do not forget to post some of your best Shophouse photos along with a short story about your experience on our Singapore Street Shots Facebook Page.
Mark Stevens & Ilonka Guenther
Business Owners, Photographers & Travelers
Singapore Street Shots Pte. Ltd.
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5th Series: Lakeside Gardens
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1st Series: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
2nd Series: MacRitchie Nature Reserve
3rd Series: Singapore Zoo and Singapore Bird Park
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1st Series: Pulau Ubin
2nd Series: Coney Island
3rd Series: Sentosa Island
4th Series: St. John Island
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