Posts tagged ‘shopping’

Confessions of a Groupon Addict

As I mentioned last week, I’m really interested in the recent emergence in the post-consumer mastodon that is Groupon. A friend of mine happens to be…

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Shopping Without Buying

I’m in the market for a new office chair. I’m planning on investing in a good one. After all, you only get one back, and I…

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Men’s Boutiques in Vancouver

When we were in New York, we set one afternoon aside for shopping. We meandered through Nolita and Soho, checking out the boutiques. I was dismayed…

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Shopping, Buying et Une Rallonge

In Moroccan medinas, there’s a store every ten feet. They’re packed in like stalls at Playland. Or the average North American mall, if each store had…

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Grocery Shopping in Morocco

I just got back from Essaouira’s souk, where the locals shop. I bought: 6 eggs. A whole chicken breast (meaning, uh, all the white meat on…

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It’s Just Nice to Be Cold Again

I got into Toronto last night and had an extremely satisfying evening. I ordered fish and chips from room service, and watched Hockey Night in Canada…

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On Irish and American Customer Service

My Irish friend Sarah recently wrote a post about a trip to the USA, and the stark difference between customer service in Ireland and stateside: In…

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The Fish Man Doesn’t Come When It’s Windy

Last week we were shopping in the market square in Rabat, and happened upon a fish seller (not, as far as I could tell, that kind…

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