Posts Tagged "shopping"

Gateway to Italian Delights in Mainz

Celpro Italian Supermarket in Mainz-Kastel is the gateway to Italian delights! There you will find impressive sections of pastas, olives & peppers, cheeses, wines and so much more.

Can’t-Miss German Day Trips A-Z: Worms

Worms makes an excellent destination for a day trip. It is packed with outstanding architecture, pedestrian zones and green space. It is steeped in history, too. As one of Germany’s… Read more

German Stores

Shopping Beyond the Military Base

Get started on your shopping journey beyond the gate guards – discover info on popular grocery and hardware stores as well as drugstores in Germany.

Can’t-Miss German Day Trips A-Z: Trier

Trier is a beautiful, history-rich city with origins that are shrouded in mystery. One legend holds that it was founded by an exiled Assyrian prince 1,300 years before the birth… Read more

Eltville’s Magical Christmas Market

Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!

How to Shop Local

Buying locally grown food in a foreign country can be a daunting task. Germany is an environmentally-conscious country that hosts farmers’ markets daily. This article provides tips and preparation for shopping local, especially in the Stuttgart area.

Metz France

Discover the Beauty of Metz, France

This beautiful city will charm you with its culture, cuisine, history, art, shopping and so much more. Take advantage of your time abroad and proximity and discover the French city of Metz.

Cut Your Own Flowers (Blumen zum Selbstschneiden)

Have you seen a “Blumen Selbst Schneiden” sign along the roads? This means you can stop and cut your own fresh flowers. The prices are quite economical too!

Flea markets — hunting for treasures

Due to host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some flea markets may be cancelled or postponed, and travel to neighboring countries may not be allowed. Please verify… Read more

Party Fiesta

Europe’s leading source for party items and costumes is coming to K-Town! Party Fiesta is opening a store at Marktstraße 37 in Kaiserslautern on March 1, which will offer 3.300 sq… Read more

Let’s Go To The Mall

Some people consider shopping. In fact, more and more people are purchasing gifts online to avoid the crowds and emotional reactions. According to a 2017 eMarketer Report, Ecommerce (online shopping)… Read more

Christmas Shopping in the Stuttgart area!

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

Let’s Go To The Mall!

For many of us, the easiest solution to our holiday purchasing tactics is to ‘go to the mall’. Luckily, there are shopping centers nearby that can relieve some of the… Read more

Visit Freiburg

Freiburg offers historic landmarks, a beautiful Old Town, an elite university, great places to eat, a thriving nightlife and much more.

Benelux minus the lux

Tongeren’s Sunday morning flea market is world-renown and if you are an American stationed in Europe, you will hear about this gem. It’s absolutely worth going to visit. When my… Read more

6 Things to do in Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh is an iconic destination. It’s steeped in history, the site of ancient bloody battles and offers incredible architecture.

A Guide to Pottery Shopping in Boleslawiec

Boleslawiec, Poland is one of the favorite places for great Polish pottery deals. This article provides shopping for pottery guidance and suggestions of places to stay and dine.

Beautiful Pottery in Homburg

You can pick up an array of items at the popular Homburg Flohmarkt. Usually, just before Easter, more than 100 artisans from several countries present a great diversity of beautiful ceramics.

Stuttgart Flea Market

Antiques and More at the Homburg Flea Market

Head to the Homburg Flohmarkt to find great treasures including antiques, collectibles and much more.

Light Night Shopping in Bad Durkheim

At the end of February, Bad Durkheim lit up their town Centre for a street party, shopping and wine tastings.

Eltville’s Magical Christmas Market

Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!

Shopping Malls in the Stuttgart Area

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

Wiesbaden Folklore Fest in Review

If NYC’s Greenwich Village and Wiesbaden, Germany collided, it would create: The Wiesbaden Folklore Fest. Held at the Wiesbaden Schlachthof during the last weekend of August, the Folklore Fest brings… Read more

Late night Shopping in Stuttgart

Stuttgart’s shops and public places will be open until midnight on November 7. Romantic lights and exciting fire shows not to mention a musical fireworks display await you all night… Read more

The New Shopping Mall – K in Lautern

The new shopping mall, the K in Lautern in downtown Kaiserslautern is now open. Get your retail therapy with 100 stores as well as restaurants and more.

Recycle and Repurpose Stuttgart Style– Part 1

Turning an old treasure into a personal gem is the craze. There are antique stores and flea markets in the Stuttgart area where you can find that treasure.

International Markets in the Stuttgart Area

In the Stuttgart area are international stores that have a variety of items for Italian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Indian cuisines and more.

Farmer’s Market and Croatian Food in Mainz

The town of Mainz has a fantastic and fresh local Farmer’s Market and as well as a terrific Croatian restaurant that will definitely not disappoint you.

Stuttgart Spring Bazaar, 13-15 March 2015

Visit the Stuttgart’s MWR Spring Bazaar at Patch Barracks. Discover various items from antiques, rugs, ceramics and so much more.

Pottery in the Alsace

Pottery Shopping in Alsace, France

The Alsace region of France is a popular tourist destination for many reasons. It boasts of picturesque towns along the Alsatian wine route, with majestic castles and churches, romantic rivers,… Read more

Fine Bavarian Crystal Factory Outlet

The Nachtmann Factory Outlet is the premier crystal shopping destination in eastern Bavaria, in the quaint little town of Neustadt an der Waldnaab.

Wiesbaden – Roman Spa Town

Wiesbaden is one of the oldest spa towns in Europe. Established as a Roman fort, today it’s a modern city that has lost none of its imperial flair.

Shopping in Germany

Just arrived and feeling a bit overwhelmed? Here’s a few tips you need to know about shopping in Germany.

Stuttgart Flea Market

Stuttgart’s Weekly Flea Market

For 25 years Stuttgarter Fea Market in Karlsplatz has taken place each Saturday on this same spot and delighted all with its colourful stalls.

Antiques & Collectibles

Get Your Antiques and Collectibles On!

Antiques and collectibles is such a vast subject, so let’s scratch the surface to help you on your journey.


Visit Munich’s Outdoor Market

The stalls of Munich’s Viktualienmarkt are loaded with delicious fresh foods from nearby farms, including cheeses, meats, eggs, fruits, and vegetables.

Shopping in Italy

C’iao, Bella! A Shopper’s Guide to Italy

Italy is home to some of the best shopping districts in the world. This article explores a few of the most wonderful places in Italy to shop.

Christmas Markets Make You Believe In Santa Again

There are few places to match the feeling one gets when visiting a German Christmas market for the first time.

8 Tips for the largest flea market in Europe: Paris’ Marche aux Puces

Paris is one of the world’s greatest places to shop and sightsee so it isn’t surprising that the largest flea (antiques) market in the world calls Paris home. This market goes by several names, since it covers over 15 markets with their own personality. The official name is Les Marches Aux Puces but you may also hear it referred to as Les Puces de Saint-Ouen. It is located at the Metro stop Porte de Clignancourt.