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Best Places to Buy Leather

Best Places to Buy Leather

Products like leather wallets, belts, purses and other accessories are always in demand and in fashion. Buying good quality leather is very important. Here are a few tips before we explore some of the best places to buy leather in India and abroad. The thumb rule for buying good leather is – if it looks good, feels good and also smells good, you have a great leather product! Always feel the leathe... »

Top 10 Things To Do In Hong Kong (Shopping Ain’t One Of Them!)

Top 10 Things To Do In Hong Kong (Shopping Ain’t One Of Them!)

“Come to Hong Kong in another five years and you will not be able to recognize most of it.” That’s how rapidly Asia’s World City is being transformed according to my tour guide. As a first-time visitor, I was taken in, almost instantly, by Hong Kong’s magnificent skyline inching forward on the foundation of a rich traditional past. Of course, the darn ‘Shopping’ word was forever at the back of my ... »

Best Shopping Destinations In India

Best Shopping Destinations In India

Do you think shopping is a waste of time and money? Are you alien to the concept of retail therapy? Do you always buy stuff off the internet and haven’t been to a store in ages? Or worse, do you like it that way? If yes, then there is a lot that you are missing out on. Read about the Top 10 shopping destinations of India and  why shopaholics cannot get enough of them. 10. Mysore Rich cuisine, orna... »

Dubai Shopping Festival 2014 – A Dummy’s Guide: Infographic

Dubai Shopping Festival 2014 – A Dummy’s Guide: Infographic

  Dubai Shopping Festival 2014 has everything for everyone, in every budget. Try this four-night DSF 2014 package. Even better, check out the fully loaded DSF 2014 package.   Read more [...] »

Shop Till You Drop In Dubai Shopping Festival 2014

Shop Till You Drop In Dubai Shopping Festival 2014

What is the first thing that you associate Dubai with? Over the past decade, it has undoubtedly got to be the annual Dubai Shopping Festival 2014. The month-long shopping fiesta has become amongst the top tourist draws in recent times and for a good reason. Spread across various malls and souks, shops offer attractive deals and discounts on a variety of products and services. Here’s why you should... »

Your Guide to Shopping and Eating in Ladakh

Your Guide to Shopping and Eating in Ladakh

One of the highlights of travelling to a new place is sampling the local cuisine and bringing back souvenirs to remind you of your holiday. Leh, Ladakh doesn’t disappoint on both counts. We’ve picked out the best places where you can shop to your heart’s content and try out the best Ladakhi delicacies. »

Dubai (Or Not Du-Buy) – Tips on Where to Shop in Dubai

Dubai (Or Not Du-Buy) – Tips on Where to Shop in Dubai

Do you find shopping exciting? Do you feel a sense of fulfillment after or during shopping? Does shopping bring a smile to your face and make you feel good about yourself? Well, if you answered yes (or even bothered to actually read all of the above questions), then a visit to Dubai is a must! Dubai is now regarded as the ‘’king of shopping’’ in the region and why not? Its swanky malls and impres... »

Mysore Tales 2: Of Sweets, Sandalwood, Silk and Souvenirs

Mysore Tales 2: Of Sweets, Sandalwood, Silk and Souvenirs

My rendezvous with Mysore grew into a dear tale of delightful shopping experiences. Mysore, as you know, is famous for its silk sarees, Mysore pak (which I have already raved about in my previous blog on Mysore) and wooden handicrafts. Armed with a water bottle, head scarf and glares, off we went on a shopping spree to this magical city! Apart from its palaces, Mysore is also popular for its sweet... »

The Seven Sisters And a Splurge Spree

The Seven Sisters And a Splurge Spree

What holiday is complete without shopping for local goodies to take back as souvenirs? This is true for all parts of our diverse country, but especially so of our hilly north-eastern states – a region that’s just coming into its own on the tourist map. From semi-precious gems, rare antiques, object d’arts, affordable trinkets and decorative pieces to unique herbs and treats – the seven sister stat... »

Shopping in Kashmir- A List of Must-buys for Every Tourist

Shopping in Kashmir- A List of Must-buys for Every Tourist

Majestic Chinar trees, lush green hillsides and the mesmerising sounds of the Santoor – all transport you instantly to the Kashmir of the sixties and the seventies. Back then, no self-respecting Hindi movie could afford to miss shooting a romantic song in Kashmir; newly married couples aspired for a Kashmir honeymoon; and the rich and famous holidayed here. But then came the eighties and political... »

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