Discovering Bodrum

A Cup of Turkish Coffee helps Jay Artale appreciate Turkey's Bodrum Peninsula "Türk Kahvesi Lütfen." I'd ordered my first cup of Turkish Coffee seamlessly, or so I thought. But my request was met with a barrage of Turkish I had no chance of understanding.  After a moments silence and my blank … [Read more...]

Paris Sale – Paris is the Shopping Capital of the World

During the January Paris Sale, the City Transforms into a Bargain Basement for Fashion: Any city which starts the new year with a huge sale must be a serious shopping city. And yes, Paris is a serious shopping city! The year begins with the launch of its winter sales, which lasts for five … [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 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...]

Austria: Shopping on your Vienna holidays

Shopping Streets in Vienna Mariahilfer Strasse - This is Vienna's biggest shopping street which stretches from the Museums Quartier in the city center to Westbahnhof station. Past the station, Mariahilfer Strasses carries on all the way to the outlying district of Penzing. Along this trendy … [Read more...]

Shopping in Portugal – Portugal Holidays

Shopping in Portugal needn't break your bank! Portugal is a country where handicraft is very much alive and here you'll be able to buy souvenirs that are practical, rather than ones that collect dust on your mantelpiece.  Traditional craftwork such as lace, rugs, ceramics, copperware, wicker, … [Read more...]