Groups Project Manager Rebecca spent her educational trip touring through Portugal—and what she discovered surprised her. Here, she recounts her newfound appreciation for the country's gorgeous ceramic tiles.
Travelers, it’s time to make your list and check it twice. No matter how many shopping days until Christmas, your trip offers a unique opportunity to find something really special for your friends and family members. From all over the world, here are our suggestions for classic gifts and unexpected surprises.
No place compares to city markets when it comes to getting a taste (sometimes, literally) of authentic culture and customs. The perfect spot to mingle with locals, each of these five must-see markets offers a unique glimpse into daily life in that city.
Local markets can be some of the best places to find authentic gifts and souvenirs—but to get a good price, you've often got to do a little bargaining. While some may think that haggling with vendors is not for the faint of heart, you’d be surprised how easy it is to master the skill.
While tiny Eiffel Towers, expensive candles, cheap colorful berets and quickly vanishing macarons are all great momentos from time spent in the City of Light, we recommend the more personal and historical charm of an antique book. There are a ton of antique bookshops throughout the city, but Shakespeare and Company is legendary—not only has it been featured in many contemporary movies, but it was a hangout for litera