It is fun to plan a shopping day with your girl friends, how about taking it up a notch and shop in other places around the world? Make it a several month adventure or set your travel times for special shopping days through out the year. The following are five must go shopping escapes for you and your friends to enjoy.
Talk about having a blast with friends for culture and open air shopping. You will enjoy the Ladies’ Market with over 100 booths to bargain at. You and your friends can have a blast with the high energy and buzz of mingling with the people, checking out the various women’s accessories, cosmetics you name it and trying on native attire to post pictures of yourselves on your favorite social networks.
Cape Town, South Africa
Take advantage of the excellent exchange rate to get the most for your money. Find jewelry from excellent gold designers, leather and sport wear for the active side of you. You will find antiques, art and books as well. There is easy access to ATM’s should you need a little extra cash for that can do without item you found and some shops also accept international credit cards as well as traveler’s checks.
You and your shopping friends can enjoy a handful or all of over 50,000 shops you will find in the capital city of Spain. With that said you may want to spend at least a week there to pace yourself in this extravaganza of a shopping adventure. You can find accommodations that will host four of you for less than $100 a night. Shop till you drop with most shop hours from 10 am to 10 pm. Enjoy upscale shopping at the ABC Serrano mall and Salamanca District or shop the flea market at El Rastro.
Head to the land down under for a shopping adventure where you can find unique styles in clothes, summer wear and jewelry. Shop outdoor shopping areas, malls and places like Queen Victoria and The Strand Arcade. Find Australian labels on Glenmore Road at The Intersection. Shopping can also be found in Mosman, Surry Hills, Woollahra and Balmain.
Minneapolis – St. Paul U.S.A.
Head over to the Mall of America for shopping and some fun. Get ready for over 500 store shopping in the largest shopping mall in the U.S.A. If you want to just have a bit of “kid” distraction you and your friends can get side tracked at the amusement part, Underwater Adventure Aquarium Flight Simulator or House of Mirrors for an all out fun girls shopping day out.
Now if you prefer a less energetic soothing shopping time then head out to 50th and France or Edina Galleria. Shopping at 50th and France is a nice stroll shopping at upscale independent stores. Edina Galleria is an indoor mall also provides shopping from small independent chains with boutiques and designer stores.
Plan one shopping trip at a time or plan them all. You will have the most memorable time with your friends no matter which part of the world you choose to travel to and shop to your heart’s content.