Shopping is an essential activity when you’re on holiday and Hong Kong is famous for being a popular destination for retail therapy. Shopping is known to cure all sorts of ailments; whether you’re suffering from heartbreak or simply need a change in wardrobe. If you’re staying at a Wanchai hotel in the city, such as Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong, you’ll be in close proximity to many shopping malls and outlets where you can shop till you drop before retiring to the comforts of your hotel room!

Pacific Place is one of the premium shopping centres in the city featuring a complex of retail outlets, restaurants, cafes, a cinema and a department store. The phrase “everything under one roof” is relevant with this shopping complex. There are over 140 shops to walk in and out of at the Pacific Place and you can even enjoy a meal mid way through your shopping experience. Stores that you’ll be able to find here are Yves Saint Laurent, Crabtree & Evelyn, Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss, Cartier and many other similar brands. Popular restaurants to visit for delectable food served at fine dining establishments from European and Asian cuisines to food courts. The mall is open every day from 10am to 8pm and is located just above the Admiralty MTR station.

Tai Yau Plaza is more a local centred shopping mall which houses local brands, restaurants and cafes and perfect for buying souvenirs. If you’re not overly brand conscious, the Tai Yau Plaza located at the centre of Wan Chai is the ideal place for some quick shopping. From fashion stores to beauty stores, you’ll be able to find a number of local brands to choose from. The Oriental 188 Shopping Centre in Wan Chai is your one stop shop for all things electrical, whether it’s for movies, electronic devices, computers, or any other collectibles. This shopping centre is famous with the younger gaming generation as they can have a large collection of gaming consoles and games to choose from.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.