Notting Hill in London

London-Portobello-Road

Notting Hill has a chequered history. Long before it became fashionable in the last two decades of the twentieth century, its run down houses were occupied by migrants. In 1988 Notting Hill became fashionable and its quaint Victorian houses were picked up by wealthy families and presently it is an up market location with houses and gardens. Its closeness to Kennington Garden and Chelsea makes it desirable place for people with cosmopolitan tastes. Two things make it a popular tourist destination; the Notting Hill Carnival Festival and the Portobello Road. Apart from these two attractions, Notting Hill is also home for many exclusive shops, restaurants and pubs and galleries. Continue Reading

Shopping Tourism in Oslo

Oslo, the capital city of Norway is the place to shop if you are looking for something Norwegian. The city has some very good places for shopping where you can buy souvenirs like cheese slicers, knitwear, items made from pewter, jewellery made of gold and silver, ceramic and wood trolls. Items made from goat cheese, smoked salmon and caviar, chocolate and akvavit, which is a white spirit. You may choose from popular and established brands of Norway that include Magnor and Hadeland glass, Husfliden handicrafts, David Andersen jewelry and Porsgrund porcelain. Here are some of the popular shopping destinations in Oslo…

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