With Christmas just around the corner, the festive season will be in full swing before you know it. Whether this fills you with fear or elation, you’ll still need gear yourself up into consumer mode and start shopping!
Below we list our top 5 shopping destinations worldwide. Where would you rather be? In a crowded shopping mall in Croydon, or strutting down 5th Avenue? We know what we’d choose!
1. New York
Major department stores, and stylish boutiques abound, you’ll always be able to find a bargain in the Big Apple. Shop until you drop, take in a Broadway show, or twin with a trip to New England, perfect in the Autumn when the leaves turn to reveal a stunning palette.
Dubai is larger than life in every way, and the shopping experiences are the same, with world’s largest shopping mall hosting over 1200 shops. There’s more than just shopping here though, there’s also the Dubai aquarium, which has one of the world’s largest viewing panels displaying over 33,000 marine animals.
3. Los Angeles
If it’s sunshine you’re after, you can’t get much more sunnier than beautiful LA. With plenty of malls and fashion outlets, you’re bound to find exactly what you’re looking for, and probably a lot more! Don’t forget to stroll down Rodeo Drive, Pretty Woman style and take a day trip to Disneyland while you’re in the area!
Shopping in Bangkok is quite unlike anywhere else in the world. Whether it’s visiting modern malls, or bustling traditional markets, day or night you can always find somewhere to shop. Markets are best visited in the morning or evening to avoid large crowds, and don’t be afraid to haggle.
5. Hong Kong
Hong Kong is synonymous with shopping, offering a diverse range of shopping experiences and merchandise. If there’s something you have in mind you’re sure to find it in one of the countless malls, department stores or street markets, whether you’re an experienced shopper or a bargain hunter.