Taling Chan Floating Market, Bangkok

At the weekend only Taling Chan Floating Market in Bangkok Thailand, locals and tourists enjoy Thai music, foot massages, canal tours and the freshest of seafood. It makes for a perfect day trip in the city and provides a glimpse into the local Thai lifestyle. No trip to Bangkok is complete without visiting a floating […]


Jungle Jim’s International Market is a self-proclaimed “International Food Lovers’ Paradise”. Not bad for an international grocery store outside of [easyazon_link identifier=”1681060523″ locale=”US” tag=”thetravelersway-20″]Cincinnati, Ohio[/easyazon_link]. But to call Jungle Jim’s a grocery store is a disservice. Jungle Jim’s is a grocery experience! Like all experiences, it is best to plan ahead for a visit to […]


How to Get the Most Out of Duty Free Shopping

by Mary Jo Manzanares on July 13, 2015

Duty Free Hunter is the first Global Hub for the Global Shopper, providing travelers around the world with a single place to match their next trip to the duty free and luxury shopping on offer in the world’s airports as well as onboard airlines. Built with the help of the major airports, duty free retailers, airlines, […]


Photo Friday: Arenas de Barcelona

by El-El on December 13, 2013

Arenas de Barcelona

It may still look like the bullring that it was in a previous life, but the Arenas de Barcelona is now a shopping and business complex near the Placa d’Espanya. Bull fighting was never popular in Barcelona, and it was banned completely in 2012, so for much of its life, this bull ring sat empty […]


Shopping at the Milwaukee Public Market

by Jenni Ingersoll on August 29, 2013

Milwaukee Public Market_Exterior

To get the true flavor of a city it is best to eat like the locals.  In Milwaukee, locals have been visiting the Historic Third Ward area for fresh and locally prepared food for over 100 years.   Within the Ward, the revitalized Milwaukee Public Market, boasts over 20 independent merchants  selling local, artisan and ethnic […]


Announcing The Travelers Way Store

by Mary Jo Manzanares on May 20, 2013

Fathers Day gifts for dads who travel

Just in time for Fathers Day shopping, we’re launching The Travelers Way online store, full of gift suggestions for the Dad who loves to travel. And even for the Dads who are reluctant or armchair travelers. Take a moment to browse a few of our recommendation – from guidebooks to electronic gadgets to practical tools […]


Best Locally-Owned Los Angeles Boutiques

by Lanee Lee on May 16, 2012

I’d rather go to hell than to a mall. This equates to countless hours scouring both the glamorous and gritty streets of Los Angeles to find local shops for everything from groceries to garter belts to galoshes. I try to follow the mindset of Be Local, Buy Local whenever possible, even if that means facing […]


Shopping at London’s Harrods Department Store

by Rita Cook on December 22, 2011

shopping at Harrods in London

When in London there is one place that most visitors have on their list of places to visit.  The infamous Harrods in Knightsbridge is not only about shopping till you drop, but the store also offers restaurants and a personal shopping service too. In true Harrods fashion the store even has a dress code that reads: […]


Panama: Gambling, Indigenous People and a Canal

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 7, 2011

Kuna dwelling in San Blas islands, Panama

Separating North and South America is the country of Panama, a strip of land  bordered by Costa Rica and Columbia, and a canal, connecting the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean.  Most people in the country live in either Panama City or Colon, on each side of the canal, with the remainder of the country […]


Shopping on London’s Pimlico Road

by Rita Cook on November 9, 2011

Pimlico Road London

London anytime of year is perfect, but during the colder months when you can’t hang around outside and play, there is really nowhere better to spend time than in the Pimlico Road area. Afterwards, duck into nearby Harrods for a shopping excursion. It’s the place to see and be seen for the chic and elegant […]