Changing China: Shanghai Chic & Chengdu

SHANGHAI The French Concession area of Shanghai was designated for the French in the mid-19th century. The area’s central Huaihai Lu is the city’s busiest shopping street, but the tree-lined roads and many Tudor buildings, mixed with the bustling Chinese neighborhood, still retain a feel of the “Paris of the Orient”. Fuxing Xi Lu (Fuxing […]

City Shopping: Paris

Destination’s City Guide to Paris:   Our favorite areas to shop in the city: Saint Germain: designer, homewares, footwear, books, cafes, galleries Shop: Begin with rue du Four, where you’ll see French chains like Sinéquanone, Les Petites, Maje and Eurythmic, as well as teen-oriented outlets like Alambic and cute kiddies’ shoes at Pom D’Api. Rue […]

City Shopping: Miami

Miami – City overview Most of Miami’s action is centered on balmy Miami Beach, a fantasy island filled with gorgeous Art Deco hotels and glamorous contemporary resorts just off the eastern coast of the city. However Miami’s up-and-coming neighborhoods – Little Cuba, Wynwood, the Design District and Coral Gables – each have a unique character […]