The Mall – Florence Designer Outlets

More than one outlet to spend your money at: Florence, city of art and culture has another treasure at its door steps - Designer Outlets.   To the north you have the McArthur Glen's Barberino Designer Outlet and to the South there is The Mall. Apart from these two large groups, some of the … [Read more...]

Rome Shopping – Fashion District Factory Outlet

More shopping outlets in Rome Another of Rome's Shopping Outlet villages is Fashion District who claim to be Italy's largest shopping project.  Fashion District has a network of Factory Outlet Centres in Valmontone, Montova and Molfetta. The Fashion District concept is to create the feel of a … [Read more...]

Madrid Las Rozas – Designer Outlet Shopping

You can shop till you drop in Spain: Those familiar with Outlet Shopping malls in Rome, Paris and London will be familiar with the Chic Outlet Shopping concept in those cities. Travellers looking to do some outlet shopping on their travel in Spain will be pleased to know that Chic Outlet … [Read more...]

Shop in Spain – City Shopping

Spain, a Shopaholic's Destination: You can't avoid shops in Spain even if you wanted to!  No matter where you go, whether it's the big cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia, or the little towns and villages that you happen to be passing through, there are all kinds of shops … [Read more...]

Shopping on your Croatia holiday

Is there anything to buy in Croatia?: Croatia is not a shopping destination, however that doesn't mean that there's nothing to buy here.  There is a long tradition of handicraft here so one can buy original handmade craftwork such as lace, hand-painted ceramics or jewelry. What to … [Read more...]

Shopping on your Belgium holiday

What to Buy in Belgium? Belgium has made a reputation for itself in a number of products and some of these you don't even have to travel to Belgium to enjoy. Belgian chocolate for example is world famous, not to mention Belgian beers. Other famous products include: Artwork It's an important … [Read more...]

Shopping on your Ireland holiday

What to buy in Ireland: Ireland is a country where it's still possible to find high quality handmade goods.  It has a worldwide reputation for knitwear and woollen items, so if you're in the market for nice winter jumpers, scarves, capes, etc. this is the place to shop. Woollens and … [Read more...]

Shopping on your Sofia holiday, Bulgaria

The Shopping Scene: Over the past years more multinational companies have been setting up in Sofia and there are now more luxurious hotels, shopping malls, restaurants and entertainment centres in the city centre.  Along the big boulevards like Tsarigradsko Shousse and Nikola Vaptsarov, a … [Read more...]

Greek sandals fit for gods and goddesses

Greek sandals by a famous sandal maker On my first visit to Athens many many moons ago, I stumbled upon Pandrossou Street and recall my heart rate spiking up as for me this was like discovering an Aladdin's cave of shops.  Pandrossou Street is a pedestrian walkway jammed  with shops on both … [Read more...]

Shopping on your Athens holiday

Athens, a Shopping Mecca for all: Athens is a shopping mecca which caters for all types of shoppers.  From the souvenir collectors to the bargain hunters and to the more serious buyers of artwork, jewellery or sculptures, there is an abundance of choice here. When Athens was awarded the 2004 … [Read more...]