Duty Free Shopping: Part II

As promised in last Thursday’s blog post, here are some findings from my recent, highly un-scientific study of Duty Free shopping vs. department store shopping and whether or not there are truly savings to be had.  For my study I chose one item, Christian Dior’s J’Adore Eau de Parfum (100 ml), as the item of study.  In…

Christmas Gifts for the Traveler in your Life

Posted in Gifts| shopping

Anyone else shop for their holiday gifts at the very last minute like I do? Good! This list may be just in time for you procrastinators. 1. Anne Taintor Luggage Tags – A great little stocking stuffer to help luggage stand out from the rest on the airport carousel.Price: $8.99 – $9.99Buy From: Anne Taintor Website2…

Is Global Shopping too Global?

Posted in Gifts| shopping| Souvenir

There is something special about finding the perfect souvenir for a friend or family member while you’re traveling the globe. Something that has Aunt Jane or Cousin George’s name written all over it.  What is less than special is finding that gift, deciding to spend your limited budget on it, packaging it up, standing in line…

Gift Suggestions for the Traveler

In this past Monday’s post, I mentioned some great birthday gifts I got from friends and family who know about my travel habit. That inspired me to put together a list of a few items that I’d recommend if you’re shopping for a traveler in your life (even if that traveler is YOU). These are great…

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