It’s no mystery that Hong Kong is a shopping paradise. Whether you are a fan of glitzy shopping malls or after the quintessential night market experience, Hong Kong will not disappoint.
So, forget the usual souvenir kitsch and get your pasalubong bags ready as we bring you this insider’s hunt for the perfect homecoming gifts.
What: Short for Police Married Quarters, PMQ is the current “IT” hub where all things, cool and hip gather – both fashion and gourmet dining.
Finds: Locally designed fashion and lifestyle pieces. Indie cafes offering gourmet organic meals.
Tip: For the most one-of-a-kind pasalubong, check out the many workshops offered by various boutiques where you get to customize your own jewelry and even apparel pieces.
What: One of the most iconic shopping malls in Hong Kong housing trendy labels and boutiques that one would be hard pressed to find elsewhere in Asia
Finds: Cutting edge fashion and accessories
Tip: Don’t miss out Hong Kong based fashion specialty stores such as Lane Crawford, known internationally for cutting edge fashion and Shanghai Tang, for their contemporary Chinese chic fashion and home furnishing items.
What: Undoubtedly the most iconic night market in Hong Kong, this street bazaar has a flurry of activities with stalls operating till late.
Finds: Exquisite Chinese tea ware, Hong Kong street sign novelty magnets and jade pieces
Tip: Bargaining is the norm at street markets so immerse yourself in this local practice especially if you are buying in bulk!
What: Enjoy wandering along this street, dubbed Hong Kong’s coolest and expect the quirkiest of design ware stores and quaint fashion boutiques.
Finds: Home décor accessories that doubles up as the perfect pasalubong gift
Tip: Stop by Homeless, a quirky home furnishing store where a team of designers help create your own piece of furniture to bring back as the ultimate pasalubong gift.
Visit DiscoverHongKong.com and download My Hong Kong Guide app to start planning your perfect pilgrimage today, all within the click of a button. Now you can shop to your heart’s content!
Stand a chance to also receive this limited edition Hong Kong Pasalubong Bag, designed by Abbey Sy at the Travel Madness Expo from 8 to 10 July exclusively at the Hong Kong Tourism Board pavilion! Terms and conditions apply.