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Top Choice Food & Drinks in Historic Heart

Kupetz Eliseevs

This Style Moderne stunner is St Petersburg's most elegant grocery store, selling plenty of branded goods from blends of tea to caviar and handmade chocolates as well as delicious freshly baked breads, pastries and …
Top Choice Market in Kyiv

Kurazh Bazar

Kurazh Bazar is a fantastic monthly weekend flea market on Kyiv's left (east) bank. You'll find some 400 vendors selling all manner of new and used clothes, antiques and bric-a-brac, in addition to plenty of street …
Top Choice Chocolate in Lviv

Lvivska Maysternya Shokoladu

A chocoholic's dream, nothing quite prepares you for this branch of Lviv's most famous franchise export. Over several floors of a seemingly endlessly vertical old townhouse, you'll find countless cafe tables intersp…
Top Choice Market in Petrograd & Vyborg Sides

Udelnaya Fair

This treasure trove of Soviet ephemera, pre-revolutionary antiques, WWII artefacts and bonkers kitsch from all eras is truly worth travelling for. Exit the metro station to the right and follow the crowds across the…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Minsk

Ў Gallery & Shop

This cool space, named after a letter unique to the Belarusian language (called 'u nieskladovaye', and pronounced as a 'v') is about as counter-cultural as Minsk gets. The design, souvenir and clothes shop is the id…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Sighişoara

Arts & Crafts

Inside Casa Vlad Dracul, this wondrous handicraft shop is the brainchild of self-styled 'Spoonman' Mark Tudose, who employs traditional woodcarving methods to fashion Transylvanian spoons (each with a local legend b…
Top Choice Clothing in Kyiv

Vsi. Svoi

The ‘biggest store selling Ukrainian brands in the world’ (as it markets itself) is strategically set on the central bul Khreshchatyk. Set over four floors, it carries a huge selection of all things Ukrainian-made. …
Top Choice Cheese in Kolan

Sirana Gligora

Pag's most award-winning cheese producer has a wonderful shop where you can taste many of the cheeses before you buy; there are dozens to choose from and they can slice what you buy for your picnic or vacuum-seal it…
Top Choice Food in Lviv

Lvivska Maysternya Pryanykiv

This award-winning gingerbread shop is a must-see, even if you are on a sugar-free diet. The delicious tooth-rotters are decorated in everything from Ukrainian tridents and embroidery motifs to The Simpsons and funn…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Buzet

Destilerija Aura

Occupying the extensive cellars of the elegant 1907-built Narodni Dom (People's House), this Aladdin's cave is filled with glistening bottles, hip flasks and jars of the rakije (grappas), liqueurs and jams that are …