Jalan Surabaya, Jakarta, Indonesia. Image © Mike Aquino, licensed to About.com
Your guide's wallet has been worn thin by the Christmas holidays, but you don't need the holidays as an excuse around here: Southeast Asia is full of little retail centers that have been draining shopper's budgets for centuries.
While malls have been sprouting up left and right around the region, they have a long way to go before they match the value, breadth, and fun factor of shopping in Southeast Asia's markets. Click on the link to find out more!