Posts tagged with ‘Haggling’

  • Survival in India: Haggling 101

    By Rachel Curtis on September 5, 2012
    Shopping in developing countries can be an intense, even baffling, experience for westerners who are accustomed to price tags, consumer protection agencies and transparent sales practices. Although I’d haggled in the streets of Europe and South America, those encounters did little to prepare me for a month of negotiating across India – home to some of the most persistent and […]
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  • Welcome to Nigeria! | Africa

    By Taryn Hottman on February 15, 2012
    Ever wanted to know what a market is like in one of the most dangerous parts of the world? Take a scenic and congested look into a Nigerian marketplace and its people.
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  • Attractions: Indigenous Market- Saquisili, Ecuador

    By Christopher Schirripa on October 31, 2011
    It’s up to you to decide for yourself, but many people argue that the market at Otavalo has become so touristy that you might as well do your shopping for indigenous articles at the airport. Tip: Side step the tourist traffic at the Otavalo market and hit up the Thursday market in Saquisili instead.
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  • Buddha Face; Angkor Wat, Cambodia

    By OAJ on August 19, 2011
    The children may be a common staple when you visit Angkor Wat or their chanting One Dolla mantra may be overplayed, but their smiles are eternal. Enjoy this travel prose.
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  • Lucky Money Fun Time Adventure Day, Thailand

    By OAJ on August 16, 2011
    Start with a list of things that you want to buy and do...then go out and accomplish them. The stories will come rolling after that. Join this traveler as he tackles his list...avoiding the police, a mob of vendors and sickness
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