Nuremberg has dispatched invaders, emperors and a dictator, yet its markets have stood the test of time, writes Ray Kershaw.
It's only small, but this art collection packs a punch, writes Steve McKenna.
In Buenos Aires, Palermo is where the chic go to shop. Ben Groundwater tries to fit in.
Jane E. Fraser answers the taxing question: how much do I owe customs?
Travellers' Check For Australians, America has become a shopper's paradise - not just because of the strong dollar, but because, unlike here, there's a lack of price-gouging.
Shaney Hudson expores the artisan tradition found in a maze of workshops in a quiet part of Florence.
From olives to perfumes and people watching, Shaney Hudson revels in an Arles market day
Bagging high-end bargains is best enjoyed with cocktails and fine dining in between, writes Kate Cox.
In Bangkok, Leisa Tyler puts vintage clothing, emerging designers and luxurious trinkets on her shopping list.
Welcome to the final resting place for lost luggage in the United States.
For vintage fashion, antiques and contemporary design, this city is streets ahead, writes Belinda Jackson.
Stephen Phelan enters a world of ideas in the English-language bookshops of Paris.
The 'trip of a lifetime' is dead and shopping holidays have skyrocketed thanks to the strength of the Australian dollar.
Jane E. Fraser Negotiating the plethora of rules around carry-on liquids can leave a traveller in need of a drink.
Tripologist We have been told by friends the place to go for both beach and shopping is Phuket. If so, would it be a bit pricier than the other destinations?
It's not just about the surf and sand in this Sunshine Coast town, Belinda Jackson learns, and don't you love it?
Kate Cox strolls a city on the must-visit list of international trend-setters.
Brian Johnston spends 24 hours in Dubai's colossal Mall of the Emirates, and finds too much shopping is barely enough.
Haggle in the souks and on the streets or splurge on fixed-price designs found in boutiques, writes Belinda Jackson.
Sam Vincent With no money and no working ATM card , Sam Vincent resort to extreme measures to get some cash.