Well, it’s that time of year for shopaholics.

If you live in Bangkok, this weekend is one of the annual sales that many look forward to, including (and especially?) Japanese tourists: it’s the Jim Thompson Sale! From June 3-5, it’s going to be at BITEC which is just a stone’s throw (traffic aside) from where I live.


Then of course, there’s the Grand Singapore Sale that started on May 27 and lasts until July 24.

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Wahsay, two months for shopaholics to have their fill! (I love Singapore but I still find it a tad expensive compared to Hong Kong and Bangkok, even when on sale. Besides, most of their brands are available in Bangkok… but when is H&M opening anyway?!)

But the one sale I am looking forward to, especially after reading this article, is Hong Kong’s fabled sale season. I’d be in HK, hopefully next month for a business trip, and I must remind myself to hold on tight to my wallet. And of course, get some work–not shopping–done.

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