Shopping Travel Stories

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In the Italian town of Montegranaro, the fine art of handcrafted shoes lives on among the mass-produced versions.
Bargain shopping and swimming in oily waters (Post, August 27, 2010; 12:50 PM)
Grand Bazaar Phobia? This Texan Can Help. (Post, August 9, 2009)
Posh Meets Past on New York City's Lower East Side (Post, July 29, 2009)
Try This On for Size: Shopping Is a Bargain (Post, May 3, 2009)
Attention, QVC Shoppers . . . (Post, January 28, 2009)
Market Is Central to Lancaster's Charm (Post, October 19, 2008)
Let's Make a Deal in N.Y. (Post, September 7, 2008)
Upscale Markets. Way, Way Up.: The higher you climb in the Andes, the more bargains you'll find. The scenery's pretty good, too. (Post, April 13, 2008)
GIFT BOOKS: Alluring Escapes From the Holiday Rush (Post, December 16, 2007)
What Gives?: A Host of Holiday Options For People on the Go (Post, December 9, 2007)
SHOP OP: Crete, With Strings Attached (Post, December 9, 2007)
Outlet Bound: Look, Ma, No Tax! (Post, November 28, 2007)
SHOP OP: On a Greek Island, A Stitch Back in Time (Post, October 21, 2007)
'Hoods With the Goods in Miami (Post, July 8, 2007)
FILE THIS: TAX-FREE RETAIL: Where Shopping Is Not a Taxing Experience (Post, April 15, 2007)
SHOPPING: Where the Buys Are, From Kitsch to Glitz (Post, June 24, 2007)
How Much for the Plastic Rat?: For Weird Souvenirs, Vietnam Is a Bargain Waiting to Happen (Post, April 22, 2007)
SHOP OP: I Asked London to Sock It to Me. And It Did. (Post, February 11, 2007)
GIFT GUIDE 2006: And to All a Good Flight (Post, December 3, 2006)
A Swatch of Scotland: This little patch of the Outer Hebrides is the only place where Harris tweed is woven. Misty skies, heathered hills, welcoming craftsmen -- all help form the fabric of this island outpost. (Post, November 12, 2006)
HIP POCKET: L.A.'s Chic and Savory Third Street (Post, October 22, 2006)
SHOP OP: Finding Your Thrill in Tennessee's Berry Hill (Post, September 24, 2006)
TRAVEL Q&A: Designs on Italy (Post, August 6, 2006)
SHOP OP: On Oahu, Tropic-Chic for Cheap (Post, February 19, 2006)
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