Hong Kong is a city famed for its exquisite ability to satiate the needs of the fussiest retail therapy seeker, from electronics and books to traditional Chinese artefacts and designer shoes. Wanchai is a historic landmark in the city, and is plied with some of the finest and most intriguing shopping enclaves in the city. To shop to your heart’s content, ensure you secure a quality 4 star hotel Hong Kong has to offer its pleasure seekers and wheeler dealers who visit each year. Perhaps consider the Cosmo Hotel as this stylish option of a Hong Kong boutique hotel is the perfect host for your shopping expeditions in the city. Wan Chai made its way into the spot back in 1960, with the release of the movie The World of Suzie Wong, a tale about a Hong Kong call girl. Today, it’s known as the city’s happening hot spot and party district, with world class nightlife and shopping options to lure the hedonist and shopaholic alike. Causeway Bay is a shopping area renowned for stocking both the most competitive and exclusive retail therapy cravings you may have. From designer goods and handmade Chinese scarves to books, toys, and electronics, you’d need more than a day in order to fully explore the outlets here, at the Hong Kong World Trade Centre, Times Square and more. For superb deals on clothing, another great option is Spring Garden Lane, which boasts a wide selected of items formerly earmarked for export. Tech junkies will enjoy browsing through the Wanchai Computer Centre located on Hennessey Road, chock full with everything electronic in the form of software, hardware, accessories for computers, phones, and everything in between. Toy crazies of all ages would love running around in Tai Yuen Street, which an entire strip of outlets boasting the latest toy crazes as well as some beloved classics. And when you’ve shopped till you’ve officially dropped, a myriad of restaurants offer you the chance to sit down and energize yourself before the next dose of shopping mania hits!
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.