This savvy book of tips and wisdom will help show you the best ways to shop, whether you're in your hometown or traveling the world. As a buyer for the Smithsonian, author Kathy Borrus roamed the planet looking for treasures and striking great bargains. Here, she shares her shopping secrets. Learn how to haggle in an open-air market in a language you don't even speak. Learn how to spot scams and avoid rip-offs. Learn when to buy and when to walk away. Borrus believes that "great shopping is not about acquiring things. It's about exploring culture and preserving the sights, sounds, and touch of a place. And whether you buy anything or not, shopping is about the enjoying the experience.