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7 Great Gifts to Bring back from Australia

Heading home from Australia and want a gift that’s quintessentially Australian? Or what about a souvenir for yourself? Forget the keyrings and cheap t-shirts! Here’s a list of the best things to bring back from Australia. Vegemite There are few things as quintessentially Australian as vegemite. If you’ve never tried […]

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Buying Tailor-Made Clothes in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is one of the cheapest places in the world to get tailor-made clothes and, if you’re visiting Vietnam, it’s definitely worth stopping by to get a few new pieces for your wardrobe. I paid between $15 and $25 for a tailored shirt. It’s not dirt cheap, but it’s […]

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The best gifts to bring back from Scotland

It’s always nice to bring a gift to friends and family back home, and in Scotland there are seemingly countless things that would make great gifts. From tartan wallets to whisky to a Spurtle (don’t worry: you’ll find out what that is), here’s our guide to the best gifts to […]

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Get Amazon.de (Amazon Germany) in English!

Amazon Germany is one of Amazon’s largest stores, and one of the best Amazon stores to use in Europe. Unfortunately for a lot of international shoppers, it’s all in German. Don’t worry: there’s a fix. Simply click here and voilá Amazon Germany is now in English. You can also switch to other […]

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7 Department Stores With International Shipping

It wasn’t that long ago that you had to live in the US to shop at Macy’s or in London to shop at Harrods but, these days, thanks to online shopping, many department stores deliver to customers worldwide. The following are just a few of the world’s most popular department […]

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13 Stores With Free International Shipping

Who doesn’t love free shipping? Or, to put it more accurately: who hates when you have to pay for shipping? Everyone, that’s who. Online companies that have free delivery programs, especially free international delivery programs, are loved, well, the world over. It’s nice to be able to place an order […]

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13 Clothes Stores That Offer International Shipping

We all love to shop online, especially when it comes to clothes. These days, many of the best clothes store are based online – whether that’s low-cost retailers like ASOS and Zalando or luxury retailers like Net-A-Porter and Farfetch – and we want to be able to shop at them, […]

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The Best UK Parcel Forwarding Companies

Have you ever been shopping on Amazon or another online retailer, only to find that the item you want can’t be shipped to Ireland? Or, worse, they will ship to Ireland but the delivery costs are astronomical. It happens a lot, and often there’s no good reason for it. Despite […]