Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

The BBC have just aired their latest episode of hit comedy reality series ‘the Real Marigold on Tour’ and this time they were in Cheng-du China. Do you know what else is in Cheng-du China? A Mall whose scale has to be seen to be believed. It is the largest in the world and goes by the name of th...

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  • Picture it: Planet: Earth. The year: 2017.
  • “Hey Margaret, after our breakfast bacon food pill, shall we go to the Mall? I am looking for a new big toe”
  • “Sure, I’ll come along. I’ve been meaning to irrigate my colon anyway, so I can do it at the same time.”
  • “Great, so shall we use the jet-pac...

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Well, happy birthday Mr. President! A giant statue of stunning Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe has just popped up in one of China’s newest and most impressive Shopping Malls, the Dalian Central Avenue Tourist and Cultural Centre (catchy!), which opened in October this year. The statue, who’s feet...

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Singaporean Mall brand CapitaLand has just branched out with yet another Mall in China, called the Suzhou Center Mall. Almost six years in the making, it is the awesome MegaMall company’s biggest and most ambitious Centre to date. For comparison, their biggest project in Singapore, ION Orchard (na...

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Now, we have certainly been to more than a few Malls in our lifetime and it is incredible to us how few have spiral escalators. Usually, when a new technology comes around, the opportunity to present a novelty to the public proves too enticing for Shopping Centres, and they are quick to adopt. Howev...

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It’s a familiar sight in Malls across the World - the husbands and boyfriends trailing their wives and girlfriends like zombies as they browse rack after rack of clothing; the herd of men mulling around the changing-rooms waiting for their significant others to emerge so that they can, immediately...

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Having grown up in a relatively hot Country, I thought I was used to the heat; but nothing prepares you for the heat of Hong Kong in the Summer. The actual temperature is not the issue, it's the drenching humidity. My goodness the humidity. We're talking sweat-down-the-crack kind of humidity. Normal...

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We have only just started to get used to the trend of bubble tea, a drink that has come to be my beverage of choice for mall meandering (icy, sweet, milky, plain tea with a scoop of tapioca and a scoop of red beans to be exact!). Nothing, though, has prepared me for this latest phenomenon sweeping t...

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China is far outpacing the rest of the World in terms of Malls which were either built in 2016 or are in the development pipeline. The only other Countries to touch this Mall-mad Nation are Mexico, Thailand, Malaysia, Russia and Australia, but these Countries are still a long way off the pace. Accor...

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