Getting to Singapore from Bangkok was a blur. Transportation to and from the airport, as well as my flight, were quick and smooth. That, mixed with being deliriously tired from staying up late and waking up early, made me feel like I’d been teleported into an alternate universe.
Archive for : May, 2018
Singapore hadn’t even been on my radar, but it didn’t take me long to get excited about it! Before I left the states we researched activities, pre-booked flights, accommodations and even arranged for my friend to come back to Thailand with me after Singapore. While making these plans I had no idea what a lesson they would teach me about pre-booking.
As soon as the group at The Oasis Hostel in Chinatown found out I was a hairstylist, several haircut requests were made- I really wasn’t expecting that. I mean, I know I’m good at what I do, but they had just met me, they had no reason to trust me.
I came barreling into The Oasis Hostel in Chinatown, dripping sweat. I didn’t expect anyone to be there because I’d received an email saying the front desk would be closed from 12pm to 4pm, for a Songkran celebration. It must not be noon yet? I thought, when about ten people greeted me upon arrival.
First things first, Songkran, is the Thai New Year. The official date is April 13th but it is celebrated from April 12th to April 15th with a nation wide water fight! Yes, a multiple day…