Guide to shopping in Barcelona

Guide to shopping in Barcelona

Barcelona is by far one of Europe's most beloved cities. We so far published numerous articles on this blog about Barcelona and its unique vibe, so there is no need to tell you again about how great the Catalan capital is and how many wonderful attractions it hosts. There is one important aspect we neglected, though, and that is shopping. Barcelona is one of the biggest cities in Spain so shopping here can be a very rewarding experience. In the following paragraphs, we will introduce you ... [ read more ]

Best flea markets in Spain

Best flea markets in Spain

With the revival of vintage fashion, flea markets all over Europe are becoming trendy again. Is it this or is it the lingering recession that attracts bargain hunters in bigger and bigger numbers? Well not matter what the reason, flea markets can be a fun place for tourists. Not only they can buy some cheap and very original souvenirs, but flea markets are a great place to meet people, learn about the local culture and work on your negotiation skills. Spain has some really good flea marke... [ read more ]

Bargain Shopping in Madrid

Bargain Shopping in Madrid

Althought Madrid in not quite the first among the well-established capitals of fashion, it’s a great place to shop for the average tourists. Compared to other Western European capitals, Madrid offers the same boutiques and brand stores, at slightly smaller prices. Plus, there are plenty of national brands of clothes and shoes that are little known on the international markets. For the bargain hunting shopper in each of us, here’s my guide to bargain shopping in Madrid: Trendy Brands and... [ read more ]