Tuesday, May 26, 2009

I'm in Singapore and I'm broke

I am at Ibis Hotel in Singapore right now for working trip until this Thursday. The Great Singapore Sales start immediately on Friday the next day!!!! Ya Tuhan apalah nasibku..

My flight to Singapore was in the afternoon, and so happened today it rained after about a week without a drop of rainwater. The ride was very bumpy prior to landing, and it was the very first time in my life almost vomitting inside a plane. The plane was having a hard time trying to find it's way in the dark cloud. All the telltale sign of me about to vomit was already there. If it was another 10 minutes in the air, all my pre-digested McFillet lunch would have gone to waste.

Dragging my feet behind my boss, I was in no mood to browse around the stuff in Changi Airport. On my previous trips, Changi Airport is normally packed with people, it looks like Midvalley during the weekend. Surprisingly, this time the airport seems like.. KLIA airport on it's 'normal' day. The economic crisis is that bad I think..

The hotel that I am staying at the moment is a pretty new hotel under Ibis Hotel chain originated from France. Haha.. tak dapat pergi France, duduk hotel dari France pun cukupler.. Anyway, our team for the France project left for Paris last Sunday, and I bade them goodbye with such a heavy hearted :(

Back to my story. This Ibis hotel concept is almost like Tune Hotel, the interior is very modern just like Tune Hotel, and they also bore the same Chinese 'Kong Hei' color! The rate for standard room is SGD138, quite steep as there are many other hotels around here which I believe is far cheaper, but who cares right? I'm not the one paying huhu..

Tomorrow will be full with discussions, meeting, site visits and more makan time. I don't foresee that I will have enough time to window shopping since there might be another impromptu meeting on Thursday morning. Anyway, I only have SGD40 in my pocket, just enough for my own meal and small emergency cases. Credit card.. uh no.. the exchange rate at cethi yesterday is 1SGD=RM2.44, which is not really good.

I'm gonna have my shower soon and hope to have a good rest to prepare for a long day tomorrow..see ya..

Hehe.. my boss just replaced my laptop with his (another hands-me-down blehhh...), and I just found out the Webcam function..kihkih..


I know.. macam sakai..

9 comments:

suituapui said...

Namind! U're not the only one! I oso sakai...dunno how to use webcam! But I'm almost 60 yrs old! Got excuse! Dah tua! Hahahahahaha!!!

P.S. No money good! Jimat sikit! LOL!!!

Hamidah Mohamad said...

Whatever it is enjoy your stay in Singapore..you look so pretty in the picture..

Willie said...

Wow...miss singapore. Went there for a short while. It was while waiting for my next flight. Hahaha...

Kesian la u broke...Ibis hotel sounds familiar. I'll try to check out the internet. Hopefully, after hard day work, you will still have some time to go for a window shopping...


See...you didn't go to Paris, but u got the chance to go to Singapore. Kan best?

amieyalen said...

waa,,,, in Singapore.... wanted to go there... few years back.... me and my cousins almost gone to Singapore.... but tak jadi.... mesti best kan???? Haiyak... really wish to be there now,,, dah la ada sales Friday ni.... best5!!!!

nur enjel said...

wah . mun i pun akan turut sakai juak ...

Sumuk said...

suituapui : looking at the bright side... yea.. jimat duit aku.. kihkih..

Kak Midah : Thank you *shy*.. i enjoyed the makan part because we were brought to all the correct places. just had our Indonesian Nasi padang at Cumi Bali restaurant. I love it.

Willie : Looks like no time at all.. from morning until evening working, then night straight for dinner.. pukul 10pm baru balik hotel. Couldn't even see the place. very tired...

amieyalen: next month datangla.. cheap sale.. tiket pun tgh murah sekarang!

nur enjel : haha.. byk juak sakai sitok kihkih.. boleh kamcing..

Kris and Nadia said...

yay... u r so photogenic :) ba jaga h1n1 :)

Cyril Dason said...

Ibis hotel.. sound like Iblis hotel if you're not careful.

Anyway, always wated to go to Spore.. but i'm too broke to go now *sigh*

Sumuk said...

Nadia : when we were there, Singapore just got their first confirmed case. susah hati jugak la.

Cyril : Iblis, yep that's our first thought too. You don't need much money to go there. just enough for ur accomodation, transport and meal. sight seeing jak ba :D... i thought last time ur suppose to go singapore during Christmas?

 
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