Tag Archive: shopping

May 16

Melbourne Shopping: The Most Eclectic Boutiques Of All

Melbourne shopping is some of the best there is in Australia, especially for fashion. But while most visitors make a beeline for Bourke Street Mall and the posh GPO – the former General Post Office remodeled into an elegant home for luxury labels – far more interesting is the shopping at the city’s eclectic boutiques, hidden …

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Apr 29

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 she should be our vintage expert. GT: Tell us what …

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Apr 27

The Best Melbourne Markets

Melbourne is blessed with brilliant fresh produce markets and we toured three of the best Melbourne markets, the Queen Victoria Market, South Melbourne Market, and Prahran Market, on our recent trip. Why do a tour of a market? Isn’t it enough just to shop the market and soak up the atmosphere? To take in the …

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Dec 19

Eric Raisina’s Guide to Siem Reap Style

We met Madagascar-born fashion designer Eric Raisina at his atelier when researching shopping in Siem Reap on our first trip to the Cambodian city. The Paris-trained designer worked for Christian Lacroix and Yves Saint Laurent and makes some of the most enchanting clothes I’ve ever seen. He’s also something of a celebrity in Siem Reap, a city he finds inspirational and …

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Dec 18

Shopping the Gorgeous Stores of Siem Reap – An Itinerary

For most travellers, Siem Reap has been little more than a departure point for exploring Angkor Wat and the other Angkor temples. Yet it hasn’t always been that way. Until the Khmer Rouge seized power in 1975, Siem Reap had been something of a celebrity hot spot. Its heyday was the 1960s, when King Sihanouk …

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