Holiday Shopping around the World

Tis the season for holiday shopping! For many, holiday shopping can be stressful. Dashing through crowds and crowds of people searching for the perfect gifts for your friends and family is definitely exhausting, so check out these amazing places around the world where you can shop for your loved ones!

1. Bond Street – London, England: 

The West End of London is the perfect place to head to get a little shopping done. the most luxurious shops in the world are located between Piccadilly and Oxford Street. This is not only the perfect location for shopping, but also to explore London’s history and culture.

2. Strøget – Copenhagen, Denmark: 

Known for being Europe’s longest pedestrian shopping area, these car-free streets have it all. From international luxury brands like Prada and Louis Vuitton to more affordable retailers, you are bound to find the perfect gift for everyone. While you shop, you can even enjoy the amazing street performers and magicians!

3. Fifth Avenue – New York, USA: 

Take a trip to NYC for some amazing holiday shopping. Not to mention, Rockefeller Center is THE place to be during the holiday season! After your long day of shopping at luxurious boutiques and checking out the holiday window displays, you can head to Bryant Park for some ice skating, or you can enjoy walking down the blocks looking at the beautiful, lit-up city.

4. Rodeo Drive – Los Angeles, USA: 

This one is a give-in, considering it’s known for its amazing shopping! Located in Beverly Hills, the three-block-long shopping area holds tons of high-end stores. Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Versace. You won’t be disappointed with this West Coast location.

5. Panjiayuan Antique Market – Beijing, China: 

Sometimes referred to as the “weekend market” or the “dirt market,” China’s biggest flea market is a great place to find unique items. Merchants show up all week long to sell authentic and fake antiques, artwork, and other local items. You can bargain with the merchants to end up walking away with amazing goods for cheaper than if you went somewhere else.

6. Bahnhofstrasse – Zurich, Switzerland: 

This 1.4 km-long street, translated as “Station Street,” is one of the most exclusive shopping areas in the world. Home to high-end stores such as Dior and Burberry, sophisticated shoppers come here to swipe their credit cards for designer clothes and accessories. While you’re in Switzerland, you should check out the delicious chocolate, too! (If you still have money left after all of that shopping).

7. Boulevard Haussmann – Paris, France: 

Boulevard Haussmann is one of the city’s widest avenues. It is home to department stores such as Galeries Lafayette and Au Printemps. During the holiday season, it is decorated with tons of lights. You can shop for all of your family and friends here and find everything from clothes to jewelry to gourmet food!
Where is your favorite place to shop during the holiday season? Comment below or tweet us @travefy!