Make A Start On Your Christmas Shopping By Traveling To These Wonderful Shopping Cities

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

I’m lucky enough to live in one of the best places for shopping in the world; New York. But when you want to make a start on Christmas shopping, it’s worth considering other cities too. After all, you may find something unique which would make a fabulous gift for your friend! And you can make it a mini break by exploring the rest of what the cities have to offer. Therefore, here are some fantastic shopping cities you should travel to so that you can make a start on your Christmas shopping!


London in the UK 

One of the largest cities in the world, London is a great place to get started on your Christmas shopping. For one thing, the city has a ton of designer shops for you to get your claws into. You just need to head down Oxford Street, which has over 300 stores for you to look in; no wonder it’s often named Europe’s favorite shopping area! And if you are looking for unique items that you won’t find anywhere else, you can head to popular Covent Garden for something different. Also, there a ton of markets dotted around the city with many beautiful gift ideas for friends. For example, Camden is known for its independent stores. 

Paris in France

Known as the city of love, you will definitely adore the shops in Paris. For one thing, it is home to some of the top fashion labels in the world including Louis Vuitton and Chanel. Therefore, you will find the top fashion before it hits the rest of the world. Also, there are some great high street shops which are worth looking in for cheaper gifts. You can also find some charming independent stores in the neighborhood of Canal Saint-Martin. To get around the different areas in the city, the metro is pretty easy to use and has similarities to our subway!


Toronto in Canada 

Another place which should be on your radar for some early Christmas shopping is Toronto in Canada. The amazing city has fantastic shopping with great malls such as the Eaton Centre, which has over 250 stores for your shopping needs. You will find some excellent gifts that you can take home for friends and family; you can find out more about the best places to shop in Toronto on this site. And remember you need to check if you require a visa for Canada, so check online before you get to the airport and can’t fly!

Tokyo in Japan 

Further afield, Tokyo in Japan is one city which is fantastic if you are on the hunt for the latest gadgets for your Christmas gifts. After all, they have all the latest devices before the rest of the world. As for clothes, you can find some unique stores, as well as fabulous boutiques in the city. Harajuku is one place you need to go if you are looking for some unique street style pieces that your friends will love. And if you are looking for something more upmarket, Ginza is home to posh boutiques and department stores.

It’s never too early to start Christmas shopping so that you can find the best items for your buddies. And you can spoil yourself to some new clothes at the same time!

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