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Doha Shopping Guide – From Atmospheric Souks to Shiny Shopping Malls

Doha Shopping Guide – From Atmospheric Souks to Shiny Shopping Malls

Our Doha shopping guide covers everything from atmospheric Souq Waqif, where artisans craft gold jewellery in tiny ateliers and locals sip coffee and smoke sheesha in breezy squares, to the shiny shopping malls that house luxury designer stores. Like the United Arab Emirates’ cities of Dubai and Abu...
Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

Our guide to Siem Reap markets covers the liveliest local markets and petite neighbourhood markets in the northern Cambodia city, as well as artsy crafts and organic farmers markets. We also provide responsible travel advice on the night markets – should you or shouldn’t you...
A Local Guide to Shopping Siem Reap

A Local Guide to Shopping Siem Reap

Much to the surprise of most visitors to Cambodia, shopping Siem Reap is a real delight, with everything from stonemasonry and woodcarving that date back to the Khmer Empire and artisanal crafts such as silk weaving and basketry to contemporary fashion and handcrafted jewellery. There...
A Revival of Traditional Arts and Crafts in Cambodia

A Revival of Traditional Arts and Crafts in Cambodia

After exploring the temples around Siem Reap, one of the real pleasures for those interested in the traditional arts and crafts in Cambodia is to visit the workshops, ateliers and silk farms, where stone and wood are carved, silk is hand-woven, and handicrafts are made...
Our Dubai Shopping Guide

Our Dubai Shopping Guide

Dubai’s reputation as a tourist destination was built on sun, sand and shopping. While there is a lot more to the city than its great weather, beach and malls, if shopping is high on your list of priorities then we better help you to get...
Melbourne Shopping: The Most Eclectic Boutiques Of All

Melbourne Shopping: The Most Eclectic Boutiques Of All

Melbourne shopping is some of the best shopping there is in Australia, especially for idiosyncratic fashion, jewellery and accessories. Designers are hand-making beautiful pieces while boutique owners are carefully curating eclectic collections. While most visitors make a beeline for Bourke Street Mall and the posh GPO —...
A Local Guide to Vintage Shopping in Melbourne

A Local Guide to Vintage Shopping in Melbourne

That we needed to provide you with a local guide to vintage shopping in Melbourne quickly became apparent after spotting some Melbourne locals in beehives, cats eye glasses and bobby socks. After meeting vintage princess Danielle Pumo on our Hidden Secrets tour, it was obvious...