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17 April 2015
We look at the history behind Le Bon Marché and other department stores, telling the story of how they revolutionized Parisian fashion.
18 December 2014
Docent Theresa Potenza shares some tips on how to find Roman artisanal jewelry for the perfect holiday gift.
23 June 2014
We recently sat down with our docent and design journalist Suzanne Wales, who leads our Made in Barcelona walk, to learn more about the Barcelona “school” of design, its roots and the current trends of today.
4 May 2014
To whet your appetite for our soon-to-launch Nishiki Market walk, we’re looking at some of the delicious and unusual foods you’ll find at Kyoto’s four-hundred-year-old covered market.
8 December 2013
Ready for the holidays? So are we! We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together…
28 August 2013
Shopping in China? Learn what to buy and what to skip.
22 July 2013
Docent Chantal Martineau shares her favorite sustainable shopping finds in Brookyln.
22 February 2013
Get an insider’s view on Naples, one of our favorite Italian cities.
31 May 2012
A selection of our favorite souvenirs to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of H.M. The Queen.
18 April 2012
Join us as we discover Venice’s Rialto Market. Here we’ll find delicious food and lots of traditions!
12 March 2012
Our Istanbul expert tells us all about places to visit and things to do when visiting the city
5 March 2012
We were delighted to meet Sarah and Tom from Bespoke Beijing a few weeks ago over plates of dumplings, noodles,…
12 December 2011
The holidays are rapidly approaching, and amidst the shopping crunch we all need to take little time to revel in…
6 December 2011
I hate to be a groaner about all the travel I get to do for my job. And mostly I…
28 November 2011
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