Every time we travel to a new place, there’s a part of us that wants to bring something as we go back home, something that will remind us of that place and all the memories we spent there. Before you leave Singapore, here are some of the best souvenirs that will surely make your family and friends back home happy.
This souvenir can be rather expensive, but it is worth the price as it is uniquely Singapore. This real orchid plated in 24k gold can be bought in Tangs Orchard, Tangs Vivo City, Suntec City Mall, Changi Airport, Singapore Botanic Gardens, and Takashimaya Shopping Centre. Price can range from $50 to $500.
Singapore sling is a very popular drink in Singapore with several versions today. However, the original versions are grenadine syrup, pineapple juice, angostura bitters, and Cherry Brandy. You can buy them in Raffles Hotel shops, Changi Airport, and in bars or stores. Six 50ml bottles would cost around $45.
Bak-kwa is also known as BBQ pork. A favourite snack of Chinese, bak-kwa is pork meat sliced into thin sheets. After marinating it with sugar and spices, it is air-dried and preserved. This is available in Changi Airport, Bee Cheng Hiang Bak Kwa, and in Kim Hock Guan at an estimated price of $50 per kilogram.
Kaya is a jam made from coconut milk, egg, and sugar, and is perfectly paired with toasted bread during breakfast and snack time. This product is proudly and uniquely Singapore. This is available in Yakun Kaya Toast and in Changi Airport.
This Peranakan noodles soup is of two kinds: coconut curry soup or curry laksa and sour fish soup or asam laksa. Ready-to-cook and frozen in bags, they are available in Geylang Street and Changi Airport.