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Top Travel Tip: Salon Berlin, Tel Aviv

Top Travel Tip: Salon Berlin, Tel Aviv

Today’s Travel Tip: Salon Berlin, Tel Aviv This is a cool little shop in Tel Aviv’s Yemenite quarter.  They have a mix of super trendy vintage clothes – knit sweaters, patterned dresses, and plaid button-downs seem to be in for fall – and new items. The new stuff is a line of cotton clothing they … Continue reading

Top Travel Tip: Bom Bom Wholesale, Ubud Bali

Top Travel Tip: Bom Bom Wholesale, Ubud Bali

Today’s Tip: Bom Bom Wholesale Ubud, Bali is full of Beautiful Fabric.  Batik sarongs are absolutely everywhere and each one is more gorgeous than the next. I found Bom Bom Wholesale, right when I arrived and after nearly three weeks of looking in each and every shop since then, I still think she has the … Continue reading

Top Travel Tip: Vintage Heaven, London

Top Travel Tip: Vintage Heaven, London

Today’s tip: Vintage Heaven I love vintage things.  The clothes, the furniture, the shapes and colors and prints of the past inspire me.  So I was delighted to find Vintage Heaven on Columbia Road in east London. Right past the famed flower market, the little shop is full of vintage dishes, kitchenware, and decor in … Continue reading

The French Flea Market I Almost Missed

The French Flea Market I Almost Missed

I was excited to read that there was a rummage sale in Nice this weekend – actually the French call it a Vide Grenier, which literally means to empty the attic – but whatever you call it, any scenario where people set up tables with mounds of cool, cheap, used, stuff is a dream come true … Continue reading

Pondering Things

Pondering Things

Selling all of my belongings has changed the way I see things and being back on familiar ground has made those things come into focus. I have always been someone who loves clothes, and shoes, and cosmetics, and basically… stuff and who especially loves a bargain and my closet reflected that. So going from 100 … Continue reading

Learning to Budget

Learning to Budget

I have been in France for nearly a month now, and the Englishman has gone back to work, so I am on my own for the first time, and the vacation is over. I have vastly overblown my resources in the past few weeks, flitting around Nice and Corsica and Italy as if I am … Continue reading