Southbank Book Market – A London Book Market

The Southbank Book Market is London's Best Kept Book Shopping Secret: We came across the Southbank Book Market on our London Walk and were impressed by the sheer size of this outdoor second hand book market. London is a book lover's heaven and this Riverside Walk Book Market has got to be one … [Read more...]

Mädler Passage – A Magnificent Leipzig Shopping Arcade

Mädler Passage Is Beautiful Shopping Arcade in the Heart of Historic Leipzig: Mädler Passage is one of Leipzig's most magnificent city arcades and there are many reasons why locals use this arcade and why visitors to Leipzig might want to visit this arcade. This Mädler Passage is an … [Read more...]

Visiting the Famous London Markets

Things To Do in London - Visit One of the Specialty London Markets: For a shopping and sightseeing experience that's a little different from the usual tourist trail, head for one of the many specialty London markets on your London holiday. The food markets in London are fascinating places to … [Read more...]

Seven Dials – Covent Garden's Hidden Shopping Village

Seven Dials is the Pillar with Six Sundials and Also Refers to the Surrounding Neighbourhood: In the upper corner of Covent Garden is a junction where seven streets converge.  Seven Dials, a pillar with six sundials, marks the crossroads with the central spike supposedly representing the seventh … [Read more...]

Shopping in Oxford – Where to Find Your Oxford Shops

Oxford Shops - Oxford Shopping Streets and Shopping Centres: Shopaholics need not feel concerned about suffering withdrawal system when they visit Oxford. Most well-known high street shops and department stores are represented here. The main Oxford shopping streets include Queen Street, … [Read more...]

Visiting the Home of Wedgwood at Stoke-on-Trent

Josiah Wedgwood - the Man who Started Wedgwood: Our travels through Staffordshire brought us to the Wedgwood Visitor Centre to learn a little about this famous brand ... and perhaps for some retail therapy. The Wedgwood Visitor Centre is located at the home of Wedgwood whose factory is set in 250 … [Read more...]

A Visit to London's Famous Portobello Market

Portobello Market - A London Market That's Extremely Popular  with Tourists: It may be crowded and a little chaotic on weekends, but London's Portobello Market is a fun place to visit, especially for visitors who love wondering through street markets. Portobello Market is of course one of the … [Read more...]

Christmas Markets in Cologne, the Cathedral City – 2014

Cologne - a Popular Destination at Christmas Time: With no fewer than seven Christmas markets, the cathedral city of Cologne is a popular destination at Christmas time. Christmas Market at Cologne Cathedral (24 Nov 2014 - 23 Dec 2014) Cologne's main Christmas market, the Weihnachtsmarkt … [Read more...]

4711 – Cologne’s Original Eau de Cologne

A Visit to 4711 Eau de Cologne, the city's oldest internationally famous brands: Eau de Cologne was first invented in the city of Cologne in 1709 when Johann Maria Farina named his elixir Eau de Cologne (Water of Cologne) in honour of his new home. He had moved to Cologne from Santa Maria … [Read more...]