Mall-Hopping in Singapore

Another place to add to my Asia travel wishlist!


Years ago, when Indonesia didn’t have a lot of shopping malls like it does now, a lot of people would fly to Singapore for shopping sprees. Wealthy people would go there at least once a month and splurge on luxury brands like Hermes or Chanel or Louis Vuitton (there aren’t any shortages of high-end luxury products in Singapore).

The rest of us… well, we’re not so lucky. But when we did go to Singapore and bring home our shopping bags from Singapore, we would be considered “cool.”

Those times are gone now. Major cities in Indonesia have tons of malls with many brands now. But somehow, Singapore’s malls still hold an attraction that we just can’t ignore. Maybe it’s the feeling of going from one mall to the next without ever having to go outside (because the outdoors is so passé, right?). Maybe it’s the abundance of great food…

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