Things to Do in Phoenix and Scottsdale

Phoenix-Scottsdale is known for its golf resorts and cacti, but there is a lot more to explore: museums, shops, hiking trails and Native American history.

Discovering the Fascinating Medieval City of Troyes

Troyes has yet to attract hordes of tourists and remains a quiet and atmospheric place. There is so much to do that we recommend a two-day visit.

8 Favorite London Shops

London is one of the world's greatest shopping cities. Here are eight stores for menswear and fragrances, plus one iconic whisky shop.

Shopping in Japan: Kyoto's Best Stores

If you love food and design, Kyoto has some of the best shopping in the world. Here are highlights from our most recent trip to Japan.

What to Buy in Corsica

When visiting Corsica, one of the most scenic islands in the Mediterranean, look for these specialities: olive oil, charcuterie, immortelle and coral jewelry.

The Art of Chimayó Weaving

Drive north of Santa Fe to find intricate handwoven tapestries and clothing at traditional Chimayo weaving shops.

Dutch Goods: 4 Hip Concept Shops in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has become one of the most interesting shopping destinations in Europe. Here are four of our favorite shops for everything from clothing to candles.

Where to Shop — and Not Shop — in Marrakech

Marrakech ranks among the great shopping cities of the world. Here are 12 shops we visited -- some worthy of recommending and some not.

Top 7 Safari Duffle Bags

Due to weight and size restrictions, soft-sided duffle bags are a must-have on safari flights. Here are 7 of our favorite duffle bags to take into the bush.

Indelible Memory: Early Morning at La Boqueria

Arrive early to Barcelona's La Boqueria and you'll be able to savor an almost devotional atmosphere at this temple to the Catalan passion for food.

Barcelona's Best-Known Flea Market

Barcelona's best-known flea market, Mercat dels Encants, isn't exactly the place to get bargains, unless you are an experienced collector.

13 Upscale Boutiques in Austin

Austin continues to grow as a travel destination. Besides live music, it has other strong points, including its ever-growing number of upscale boutiques.

Favorite Shops of the Year

When we travel we inevitably stop at local boutiques, galleries and eclectic shops along the way. Here are some of our favorites from 2017.

23 Best Travel Gifts for 2017

Andrew Harper editors contributed items from their wish lists to put together the ultimate guide of the year's most lust-worthy yet useful travel gifts.

What to Pack for Paris: For Him

What should you pack for your next fall trip to Paris? Here is a curated list of what men should consider adding to their suitcase.

Shopping in Hamburg’s Passages

Hamburg's shopping “passages,” mostly in the Neustadt neighborhood, are worth a visit, especially on a cold or rainy day.

Santa Fe’s Indian Market

Santa Fe is New Mexico’s most enticing destination for artists and travelers alike, and no more so than during the annual Indian Market.

Shopping and Strolling Through San Angel in Mexico City

The flourishing San Angel neighborhood in Mexico City, located southwest of downtown, is a charming colonial area perfect for an afternoon stroll.

Highlights of Historic Casco Viejo

The historic quarter of Casco Viejo features restored colonial buildings converted into high-end stores and galleries, restaurants and boutique hotels.

What to Buy in Marfa, Texas

The small desert outpost of Marfa, Texas, contains a number of stylish shops, all within walking distance of one another. Here are a few of my favorite finds.

A Piece of Portugal for Yourself: Shopping in Lisbon

Portugal’s capital has more than its fair share of independent jewel-box shops set in beautiful historic buildings. These are my favorite things to bring home.

The Magic of Mexico’s Valle de Bravo

Two hours west of Mexico City awaits Valle de Bravo, a place that satisfies a deep and nostalgic appetite for Mexican life and culture.

Hotels' Signature Scents — and How to Bring Them Home

Walk into a hotel, and the first thing you notice may not be the décor or the floral arrangements but the scent. Here's how to get those scents for yourself.

Shopping for Azulejos in Lisbon

Numerous stores in Lisbon sell azulejos, both hand-painted and factory-made. Here is a selection of the best places to purchase the tiles.

Palm Springs Shopping

Fans of midcentury-modern design will love strolling Palm Springs' Uptown Design District with its galleries, coffee shops, art stores and clothing boutiques.

Grand Awards: Favorite Shops of 2017

Whether browsing or buying, shopping is an integral part of traveling. Here is a look back at some of the best shops — and best purchases — of the year.

18 Most Comfortable Travel Shoes

Having comfortable footwear is essential to enjoying your travels. Here are 18 shoes that will put a spring in your step as you explore the world.

Three Shops for Beach-Goers

Andrew Harper reviews three shops in St. Barths for beach-goers including local boutique Ligne St. Barth, swimwear shop MC2 Saint Barth and Poupette St Barth.

Ferry Building Update

For food and food-related goods, culinary experts, locals and tourists alike head to the Marketplace on the ground floor of the Ferry Building.

Recommended Boutique Shops in San Francisco

Mr. Harper details five of his favorite one-of-a-kind boutique shops that offer locally made products from a recent trip to San Francisco, California.

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