Experience food shopping at its most Venetian while putting together a picnic. Read my guide and find out where to buy the finest cakes in Venice, excellent cheese and some perfectly quaffable wine
At the height of Venice’s glory, the city's textile shops were so much in demand that they were open 24/7. These days, they keep more regular hours, but they are still hugely popular
by Madra Rua
Dress to impress, dine with finesse, relax in top hotels and indulge in some high end retail therapy. Your bank manager won't like it but you will love it - and everything else that Milan has to offer
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
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.
From antique ceramics to limited edition serigraphs, you can find that special something either for yourself or as a unique gift
This guide takes you through the areas of Florence where you will find the best choice of stores selling clothes, shoes and accessories.
For centuries, small family-run firms have manufactured precious items for royal families, aristocrats and wealthy industrialists. This custom continues today, albeit on a smaller scale.
Whether it's a pair of Christian Louboutin leopardskin slingbacks you need or a nice thick cardie, you'll find it in Barcelona's easily strollable shopping streets