Eight Reasons Why You should Shop in the Philippines
1. The Philippines has a collection of shopping establishments that cater to different markets, budgets, and needs. Whether a person is more comfortable in air-conditioned shopping malls or curious to explore traditional Filipino flea markets called Tiangges (pronounced tee-yang-gehs), the Philippines has it all. Bazaars, trade fairs, fashion emporiums, dry and wet markets, are spread throughout the country. Most shopping establishments cater to the shoppers’ varying budgets but many are bargain spots where haggling is the name of the game. While other shopping malls exclusively carrying branded luxury items are also available. For those looking for particular items such as authentic Chinese or Indian delicacies and ingredients,China town and Little India are home to a number of shopping centres and street vendors specializing in exotic and hard to find items.
Rows of tiangges fill Greenhills’ shopping complex