Hong Kong shopping guide: the markets of Mong Kok

Vibrant market stalls still thrive in Hong Kong, on streets dedicated to selling everything from toys and trainers to flowers, fish – dried and live – and caged birds

Vancouver – Commercial Drive – Part 1

This extract is from ‘Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford’ The lively 16-block area of Commercial Drive (between Broadway and Venables) is an enormously popular district with locals, but is often overlooked by tourists. The main reason for tourists to come here is to discover the most diverse mix of people, dining, shopping, and entertainment that Vancouver hasContinue reading “Vancouver – Commercial Drive – Part 1”

Scandinavian Special – Norway, shopping, and Copenhagen

Oslo on a budget: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/19/oslo-norway-on-a-budget Bergen for the weekend – see the landscape that inspired the film Frozen http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/19/bergen-weekend-norway-mountains-frozen Shopping, Scandinavian style – in pictures http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/jul/19/shopping-scandinavia-style-sweden-denmark-norway-in-pictures A day in Vesterbro, Copenhagen http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/19/copenhagen-city-guide-day-in-vesterbro