When in Singapore, in terms of entertainment, this small city state is packed to the rafters with distractions! Whether you crave themed rides, cruises, sightseeing or shopping, Singapore is made to deliver. Filled with shopaholics, this is one country that invites not only locals but also tourists with their alluring stores filled with high quality items at, sometimes, bargain prices! While some of the more famous shopping destinations in the country include the Mustafa Center, Parco Marina Bay, ION Orchard, the customary attractions of Little India and Chinatown, Haji Lane is one shopping destination that truly merits a visit.

Whether you are a tourist or a local, Haji Lane is extremely easy to find. Located in Kampong Glam, this shopping destination is found quite close to the Bugis MRT Station making it easily accessible via public transport. Once you are at Haji Lane, expect to find rows upon rows of little shops and boutiques selling a myriad of vintage items. Tourists, especially the shopaholics, are advised to carve out a considerable period of time in their schedule if they wish to visit Haji Lane for this is one destination where time will fly by as you move from shop to shop perusing a range of local finds housed in pre-war warehouses. Some of the best shops in the area include Know It Nothing, a shop selling clothing and shoes created with inspiration drawn from the local surroundings, making the items truly unique and an absolute steal given their amazing prices. The Blog Shop on the other hand is a store where designer items are found in abundance as it showcases designs by locals. For a sweet treat, make your way to Pluck and enjoy delicious deserts and ice cream while you shop till you drop.

If you are staying at a nearby serviced residence Singapore and have an interest in music, Straits Record is the place to go for this is truly the one stop you need to make on your entire tour of Singapore for this store sells almost every single hip hop, alternative and reggae music albums ever released! Therefore, Haji Lane is truly one stop that needs to feature on your must do list if you are ever in the country. In terms of accommodation, this city state is more than accommodating and if you are searching for short stay apartments Singapore, the best recommendation that can be made is the iconic Riverdale Residence Singapore.

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry. Google+