Thursday, March 24, 2011

A Travelogue for Tourists and Our Future Generations

Holland Village is a popular venue for younger Singaporeans and expatriates. it is dominated by and often visited solely for its eateries and watering holes, along with some specialist shops selling non-traditional wares. The place is sometimes referred as "Holland V". At 2011, Holland Village will have a new MRT station connecting to the Circle Line.

Wala Wala:

Wala wala is a decade-old two-story stalwart. It remains the great dame of thebars along the Lorong Mambong stretch. It is usually packed in the night with crowds ranging from as young as students to yuppies. It has a laidback atmosphere and also nightly live music for everyone to enjoy.

Holland Village Shopping Mall:

The Holland Village Shopping mall is a landmark of the area andcan be recongnised by the windmall at the top. It is a very small shopping mall as it is only two stories high. There is a cafe in it called “Ya Kun Kaya” which is famous for its coffee and kaya bread. There is also a Japanese restaurant by the name of “Sushi Tei”. Although the food in the restaurant may be quite expensive, the food is delicious and it will guarantee you a satisfying meal.

Holland Road Shopping Centre:

The Holland Road Shopping Centre is famous for southeast Asian houseware, furniture linen and rattan items, lightweight clothes for tropical wear and fancy handbags with coral stones and flip flops from Indonesia. With three levels of shopping area which offer the most exotic and ethnic handicrafts of Asia such as jewellery, furniture, art items, carpets and many more. Lim's is the largest shop in the center and houses a huge range of gifts, furntiture, lamps and other artifacts. Equally noted are Essential Crafts, Esteli Studio,Vista and Jessica stores for handicrafts and artifacts. For modern art work and frames do visit the D'Artist Gallery and Framing Angie.


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