For everyone for whom shopping's a big part of the fun of travel -- whether it's for exotic souvenirs in Bali, custom-tailored suits in Bangkok, or discount couture in Paris.

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Why shopping is one of '6 Ways to Have Authentic Local Experiences when Traveling'

You’ll most likely grab at least one memento from your trip, but instead of visiting flashy souvenir centers focus more on small manufacturers who create authentic art and products. For example, most experienced travelers choose to shop at traditional and farmer’s markets that feature artists and artisans who display and sell their handmade wares—these usually have a much nicer story behind them. You can talk directly to the maker and get the most accurate information about the product,…

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4 Places to Shop Plus-Size Women Dresses in California

Greetings! I know it always becomes tough to find plus-size dresses while travelling. However, if you are visiting California and thinking to shop plus-size women dresses there, then you must consider these places: The Plus Bus: This is one of my favourite boutique of Los Angeles from where I usually buy plus-size dresses for my aunts and grandmother. Their collection would amaze, and yes, you should definitely consider this option. Fashion Town: If you are thinking to purchase plus-size…

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Fantastic finds in Chandni Chowk, one of New Delhi's oldest street market districts

Old Delhi’s Chandni Chowk district is home to one of the Indian capital's oldest and busiest markets - as well as the country's busiest wholesale market - dating back to the 17th century. It's a colorful, raucous mix of shoppers both local and international browsing and buying from vendors offering an enormous range of products from household goods to art, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It's a singular (and highly Instagrammable) exemplar of Indian lifestyle and culture that's eye-opening and will…

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The atmospheric Incan market of Otavalo, Ecuador

Sputnikcccp One of the best ways to get to know a country is through its markets. What you find is not only its products, but an entire way of life, of feeling, of talking… dare we even say, of falling in love with the place. An entire country is exposed to our senses, through its people and its culture. And so in order to get to know Ecuador better, we’re going to take a stroll through one of the most important markets – not just of the country, but of all South America. Get your shopping…

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