by Kevin Hughes
For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere.
The delightful cobbled lanes around these two Roman landmarks are great places to browse for antiques, design, books, jewellery, and offbeat fashion items in Rome
Dublin's creative genius shines at weekend markets and in suburban villages where you'll uncover funky designs, vintage gems and gourmet stalls
Far from being a sleepy city in the south of Africa, Cape Town is most certainly a ‘watch this space’ place. In fact, we’re on a mission to become the World Design Capital in 2014
Brighton's favourite shopping streets are lively, individual and fun to explore on foot. As a bonus, they're also stuffed with great little places to eat and drink. So go on, treat yourself.
High street basics? Or something utterly unique? Whatever you're after, Brighton's eclectic shopping streets can deliver. I'll point you in the right direction.
If you're after a special memento of your visit to Budapest, then what about an antique print, a tablecloth embroidered with traditional rural motifs or a fine piece of Herend porcelain?
by Andrew Stone
With their practical, democratic eye for detail the Danes (OK, with help from their Scandinavian cousins) have conquered the applied arts, not least among them furniture and interior goods design
From the yoga posers on Venice Beach to the idle rich in Malibu, from wet-suited surfers to Hollywood stars - it’s impossible to pin down what defines LA. And that’s what makes it so alluring