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Being is Paris when the dollar and the euro are at parity  makes for interesting shopping. This Column shows you fun places to shop and eat. Paris at Parity explores the newest and best stores in town. Take a luxury private shopping tour on both banks of the Seine. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Parity in Paris
Paris at Parity

The beaches and huitres of Arcahon, with a stop in Paris, is where this Column takes you. An hour west of Bordeaux, the Bassin of Arcachon has been luring visitors for over a hundred years. Discover the beaches, restaurants, markets and stores that make up the goup of towns that line the sandy shores. Take a luxury private shopping tour in Arcachon, Le Molleau and Pyla-sur-Mer. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Beaches and Huitres in Arcachon
Beaches of Arcachon

This week’s Column visits some of the many new stores in New York.  Midtown  and Fifth Avenue are getting a lot of new stores. There are new boutiques are for men in the mix, too. These boutiques all have new looks and big ideas. The brands come from around the world.  Discover them here, and see the new developments. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Midtown moments
Midtown Views on Fifth Avenue

This week’s Column visits the buzzy Dimes Square neighborhood. Hotels and new bars and restuarants are opening in the hood. Hypebeast and Dimes Square have become the place to be.  New stores with vibrance and personality have settled in. The brands come from around the world. And Canal Street and Orchard is where they want to be. Discover them here with a NYC private shopping tour, and see the newest and best shops. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

New York Social Diary Dimes Square
Hypebeast and Dimes Square

This week’s Column visits interesting new stores that are sold in Soho. These boutiques all have big ideas. The brands come from around the world. And Soho, with its beautiful cast iron spaces, is where they want to be. Discover them here, and see the new developments. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Sold in Soho NY Social Diary
Solid in Soho in NY Social Diary

Shopping is as hot as ever in Rome. Rome and Sicily are the Summer destinations that this Column takes you to. Centuries of art and culture are found all over the city and the island. Take a stroll around the beautiful city on the Tiber. Visit the best stores and boutiques in Rome.  Take a luxury private shopping tour around the via Condotti, or near the Pantheon and the Piazza Navona. Visit the beaches on Sicily’s Southern and Northern coasts. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

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Trinita di Monti is hot in Rome

Vienna is where this Column takes you, the Hapsburg capital of Austria. Centuries of art and culture are found all over the city. Take a stroll around the beautiful city on the Danube. Along with Bruegal, Cranach and Archimboldo, see Klimpt, Schiele, and other Austrian masters. Discover other magnificent buildings and palaces all over the city. Take a luxury private shopping tour along Graben and other nearby streets. Discover some of the stores here. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

New York Social Diary Vienna
Visit Vienna

They are building like MAD on Madison Avenue. This week’s Column visits more new stores on Madison Avenue. Some are new, some are back, and some have moved.  And they all look different, and individual. Almost every store on the Avenue has a backstory. Discover some of them here, and see the new incarnations with New York shopping tours. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Building like Mad on Madison
Madison Ave building like Mad

This  Column  is part two of a column about how to discover Venetian art, and the 59th edition of the Venice Biennale. Take a stroll around the beautiful city on the lagoon. See the art at the Biennale and the other exhibtions located in Palazzos and other magnificent buildings all over the city. It is a luxury private shopping tour for the world of art. Discover them here. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

discover Venetian art
St Marks Square in Venice to discover Venetian art

This  Column lets you see the Venetian art of discovery and the 59th edition of the Venice Biennale. Take a stroll around the beautiful city on the lagoon. See the art at the Biennale and the other exhibtions located in Palazzos and other magnificent buildings all over the city. It is a luxury private shopping tour for the world of art. Discover them here. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Venetian Art tour
Venetian art all over the city