• Posted:Friday, March 5, 2010
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Shop 'til you drop on holidays!

When you take a trip to a new place there are so many things that all tourists and travellers will do. Be it sightseeing, eating out on the local cuisine or sampling different aspects of the nightlife. But for some tourists their number one priority when visiting a new city or country is to come back with a suitcase full of new purchases!

Shopping is a huge attraction for many when it comes to a trip away, for both male and females. Visiting cities or towns in different countries opens up a whole new world of shopping as it can be cheaper depending on currency or tax rates. And also many countries have shops that don't branch out into other cities so when many get to visit them they like to take advantage!

Take a look at our blog on Hostels.com to see some posts on shopping in a new place, including how you can shop on a budget in New York. Also, if you are serious about your shopping and like a discount or two on your new clothes then a must read is our feature on Outlet Malls for where to find the best bargains. And in order to keep all of your cash to spend in the shops, book one of the very cheap hostels on our website! Just remember to buy us a present while you're on your shopping spree!

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