Rome is a rare blend of the ancient and modern hardly found anywhere else in Europe. The number of historical sights and world famous artifacts is just astonishing for a single city. If you haven't visited Rome yet, you are missing a lot!
PRICE RECORD: SWAROVSKI JEWELRY
I am a huge fan of Swarovski brand for its shine and sparkle that would beat any medium quality diamond. However, it is considered overpriced for fashion jewelry by many people; they probably haven't tried hard enough, as I managed to get every piece at a great discount. Here is my collection along with the prices I scored.
SHOPPING TIP #10: ARE YOU A SHOPAHOLIC?
Shopping is fun and exciting for most people. But there is really a fine line between a shopping lover and shopping addict. Watch out for these signs and seek help if shopping becomes an obsession.
VISITING ISTANBUL: TRAVEL AND SHOPPING TIPS
Istanbul is a mysterious city with long imperialist history where Eastern and Western cultures intertwine. The former great Constantinople offers the rare mixture of architectural styles that makes it one of the world's top tourist destinations.
10 SENSUAL VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT IDEAS
Valentine's Day is a romantic holiday for which your regular gift list wouldn't apply. Forget about shirts, socks or wallets, and surprise your sweetheart with something sexier this year.
VISITING VIENNA: TRAVEL AND SHOPPING TIPS
If you, like the majority of people, think that Paris is the most beautiful city in Europe, you probably haven't been to Vienna. This is where the sublime meets neatness, and, most importantly, safety.
PRICE RECORD: SILK HUNT
If there is something I absolutely can't resist, it is silk. Not only it looks and feels expensive, it kind of transforms me into someone refined and sophisticated. No wonder it is one of the most expensive materials. Let's see if I can score a good deal.
PSYCHOLOGY OF SHOPPING: WHY DO WE LOVE TO BUY?
If you are a woman, the chances are, you love shopping. But what is it exactly that triggers the sense of happiness when buying things? Including the things we don't need.
ONLINE SHOPPING TIP: AVOID SCAM
Wise shoppers always look for the best deal, which involves comparing prices on every website out there. But do you know how to spot fake websites or fake offers on legitimate websites?
PRICE RECORD: CASHMERE SWEATER
Cashmere is posh, soft and cozy with something christmassy about it. No wonder I am looking for some this time of the year. And it is generally not cheap, but let's see what's the best price we can score.
VISITING BELARUS: TRAVEL AND SHOPPING TIPS
The Republic of Belarus is not among the most popular tourist locations. It does, however, attract seekers of alternative, non-traditional, or cheap experience. Here are my best tips on what to see and what to buy there.
SHOPPING TIP #9: GIFT OF FASHION
Clothing and fashion items are not among the best gifting options - they require first-hand knowledge of someone's tastes and measurements, not to mention all the "matching rules."
SHOPPING TIP #8: THERE IS NO FRIDAY LIKE BLACK FRIDAY
If Black Friday is your favorite holiday, you are not alone. And if you've been preparing your shopping list for the past year, you are doing it the right way.
SHOPPING TIP #7: RETURN POLICY MYTHS
You might be used to the idea that anything can be returned and refunded nowadays. However, there are some common myths you should consider - especially when it comes to bargain hunting.
SHOPPING TIP #6: IT’S ON SALE ≠ I NEED IT
Sales are always exciting and enticing. But remember, their main goal is to make you buy stuff you don't need. Here are a few tips for wiser shopping and avoiding impulsive decisions.
SHOPPING TIP #5: RATING VS. REVIEW
Both can be helpful for your shopping experience, but is it enough to just take a quick look at the overall rating? Not always.
PRICE RECORD: CORK WEDGES
It is time to put some of my tips to practice and score some deals! Let me show you my latest shoe hunt.
SHOPPING TIP #4: WHAT NOT TO BUY ONLINE
Shopping is fun and addictive, online shopping - even more so. While it seems like nowadays anything can be obtained from the comfort of your bedroom, there are still a few things worth meeting in person.
SHOPPING TIP #3: IT ALWAYS LOOKS BETTER IN THE PICTURE
Picture-perfect is the name of retailers' game. There is nothing they wouldn't do to maximize the product's marketable appearance. Here are a few ways to be prepared.
SHOPPING TIP #2: WAIT FOR IT…
Every shopaholic is familiar with the adrenaline rush when we see something that we want. It tells us to grab it right away. Take a deep breath, bookmark the page, and wait...
SHOPPING TIP #1: QUALITY FIRST
There is a famous saying "It is quality rather than quantity that matters." But it doesn't mean we can't have both. In any case, quality is not something to neglect.