SHOPPING

The best little chocolate shop on the fjords

Geiranger Sjokolade, Fjordnaer If you find yourself in the sleepy town of Geiranger to see the UNESCO fjord, Geirangerfjord, be sure to stop by the best little chocolate shop on...

Be Fjord Ready with Dale of Norway

One of the best things about traveling abroad for someone who loves to shop (like me) is discovering new designers and brands that you can’t easily find at home.  Dale...

The Wonderful World of Waterford Crystal

In the heart of Waterford City in Southeast Ireland, you’ll find The House of Waterford Crystal.  Renowned for their lead crystal stemware, exquisite chandeliers, and commemorative pieces, Waterford Crystal was...

The Cutest Candy Shop in the Land – La Cure Gourmande

Choupettes, calissons, and other sweet creations are waiting for you at one of the cutest candy shops you’ll ever see.   The La Cure Gourmande candy shop, started in 1989 in...

A Shopping Guide for Corning, New York

Spend a nice afternoon shopping along picturesque Market Street on your next visit to Corning.  You’ll find a few antique shops, a small sprinkling of some chain stores, a gallery...

Le District – A French Market in New York City

New York City has some great markets, but my favorites are the indoor markets made of foodies’ dreams. Yes, I’m talking about places like Chelsea Market and Eataly.   Now, in...