Singaporeans love to travel — we take an average of around 2 holiday trips a year! Here’s what to bring along to feel right at home while travelling.
Singaporeans’ Top 5 Travel Destinations and What to Bring Along
1. Bangkok, Thailand
On The Fly kit from Patchology, $50
It should come as no surprise that Bangkok is the top travel destination of Singaporeans — after all, everyone loves a good bargain and great food! What’s not as great, however, is Bangkok’s infamous air pollution.
Look your best for those holiday selfies with Patchology’s On The Fly travel treatment kit! This convenient little kit helps hydrate your skin, illuminate your complexion, wake up tired eyes and smooth your lips to keep you looking and feeling fresh.
2. Tokyo, Japan
Classic Check Stole from Aurora, $688
Tokyo is our second favourite travel destination and many go to see the picturesque cherry blossoms in full bloom. In Tokyo, that’s usually around the last week of April and the first week of May, during the season of spring as winter transitions to summer. As such, the weather can be unpredictable, ranging anywhere from 10°C to 25°C.
Bring along this chic Classic Check Stole from Aurora, made from 100% cashmere. Drape this luxurious piece around your neck when the wind picks up or the mercury drops. It’s lovingly made in Japan so you’ll fit right in with the locals!
3. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Floral Paradise 99% UV Umbrella from Borsalino, $188
The third city on the list is our neighbouring Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur — the destination of choice for a simple weekend getaway. From the majestic Batu Caves to the imposing Merdeka Square, there are many places to explore outside of comfy air-conditioned malls!
Protect yourself from the sun with the elegant Floral Paradise 99% UV Umbrella from Italian boutique Borsalino. Form meets function with this beautiful 2-way foldable umbrella that comes with an easy carry long pouch and 99% UV protection.
4. Bali (Denpasar), Indonesia
One piece swimsuit from Aimer, $279.90
Famous around the world for its incredible beaches and laid-back lifestyle, Bali (Denpasar) is another top destination for Singaporeans. It’s also a gateway to the rest of Bali, where you can find many exciting water sports to take part in as well as plenty of chill resorts and beaches.
This one-piece swimsuit from Aimer is versatile enough for sipping mojitos by the beach or an exciting ride on a jet ski! The soft yet strong spandex material of the swimsuit ensures a comfortable fit, while a magnetic back buckle makes it easy to put on and take off. A deep V neckline and gold-trimmed pearl details give you the confidence for a fun time at the beach!
5. London, England
ELLGENC Long Belted Wrap Coat from Ted Baker, $725
The European city of choice for Singaporean travellers is London — home to Buckingham Palace and Big Ben, among many other historical sites. Immortalised in countless books, movies and TV series, many visit this grand city for its incredible traditional architecture and rich history.
London during the winter is truly an unforgettable experience! Stay warm with this sleek ELLGENC Long Belted Wrap Coat from British luxury fashion retailer Ted Baker. Made of a luxurious blend of wool and cashmere, this quintessentially British coat exudes sophistication unlike any other.
Go forth and explore the world. But first, a trip to Takashimaya Department Store for your travel essentials!