5 Charming Cities to Visit for Your Christmas Shopping

November 6, 2014 Updated: November 6, 2014

Christmas is almost upon us and there is certainly so much to look forward to during the season. And, with the excitement and the cheerier atmosphere comes a need to start buying present to avoid buying gifts at the last minute. If you plan to squeeze in a bit of shopping before Christmastime, it would be great to know where to go. Here are some of the cool shopping destinations for your Christmas shopping especially if you are going to do a bit of traveling:

New York City, USA

 

New York (E Travel Blog)
New York (E Travel Blog)

 

Where shopping is concerned, you can never go wrong in choosing the Big Apple. There are so many shops in the city, so choosing cool presents will not pose any problems. A city break in New York will make you closer to really iconic places. Shops in the city come in every style which is fit for anyone’s price range. Famous shopping streets in Manhattan such as Fifth Avenue will surely be a good stop especially if you love to shop. Among the most famous shops in the city are Bloomingdale’s and Macys. With so many shops, you will certainly find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

London, UK

 

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London (E Travel Blog)

 

As one of the fashion capitals, it doesn’t come as a surprise why London would be in anyone’s list of place for Christmas shopping. With so many shops, there is certainly something nice about going all the way to UK’s capital to pick the perfect presents. There is no denying that as a shopping mecca, you can have almost every present that can be possibly bought in one of the numerous shops. You have so many options from clothes, to jewels to small trinkets. Aside from that, there are a lot of cool sights and destinations in the city which makes it more than just a shopping district. It has all kinds of sights and stops which is perfect for everyone from kids to history buffs to curious travelers.

Edinburgh, Scotland

 

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Edinburgh (E Travel Blog)

 

Scotland may seem to be an odd choice for a Christmas shopping destination but there are certainly good reasons why this place happens to be a cool stop for a vacation and for some shopping. If you are willing to brave the cold Scottish winters, this beautiful city is such a treat to stay in and it has a lot of cool sights. The streets are packed with several shops and you can find quaint and interesting gift shops as well as shops that carry designer names.

Dubai, UAE

 

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Dubai (E Travel Blog)

 

Duty free shopping is certainly one of the most enjoyable things to do in Dubai and it is a good place to escape the winter. There is no denying that this place has so much to offer especially when it comes to shopping. If the massive malls are not proof enough of what you can look forward to, then you should be seduced by the gold markets. Serious shoppers will also be glad to know that the malls here carry almost all of the designer brands that you can call to mind.

Milan, Italy

 

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Milan (E Travel Blog)

 

A lot of people might argue that as far as fashion is concerned, Paris is the place to go to but there is no denying that in style, Milan can put up a good fight. As the home of Gucci, Prada and Armani, there is no rebuffing that the some of the world’s best shops hailed from this chic city. If you are trying to shop for clothes, then you are in for a successful shopping spree as almost every kind of dress is here from designer to rugged and street smart clothes and they come in different price brackets.

Shopping and traveling can surely go together and some early Christmas shopping while going someplace new is certainly exciting.

This article was written by Margarette L. originally published on www.etravelblog.com. Read the original here.