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Shopping Liberty London’s Prints, Gifts and Accessories for fun Souvenirs

If you live near a large city like New York, the idea of visiting another country’s department stores probably doesn’t hold that much appeal. We all get the same international designers, and what you can’t find back home you can almost certainly find easily online (usually with free shipping both ways). So when visiting another […]

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British Food Souvenirs from the Supermarket (Tesco Editon)

Where I live in New York City, the shelves of my local supermarket are well-stocked with British food imports. I don’t need to book a flight to pick up Marmite, Heinz salad cream or HP brown sauce. My corner store even stocks my favorite British candy bars. Given the wide availability of British grocery items, […]

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Shopping Covent Garden- London’s Most Convenient Market for Handmade Souvenirs

Shopping Covent Garden’s Apple Market for Souvenirs made in England While other London markets like Spitafields and Brick Lane may be more famous, Covent Garden’s Apple market is the only market located smack dab in central London. No need to plan a separate excursion here, you are likely to stumble across it when you’re in […]

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Tourist Tips for attending a Barclays Premier League Football Match (and Souvenir Kits)

Barclays Premier League: Everything a tourist needs to know to see a live soccer match (and bring home a souvenir kit) Football in England– A tradition with a long history Football (also called soccer in the US) is the most popular sport in the world. But even given its worldwide popularity, football still holds a […]

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London: Shopping Fortnum and Mason is like visiting a living museum

London’s Fortnum and Mason, a decadent department store with a 300 year old history I don’t feel the least bit frivolous browsing the biscuits, jams, candies, honey, tea and assorted sundries in the grand ground floor food hall in Fortnum and Mason’s Picadilly store. Shopping for souvenirs at Fortnum & Mason (known by locals as […]

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