Chris Carter looks at some of the best Christmas markets, including a fantastical fair in Aachen presided over by a gingerbread man.
Articles written by Chris Carter
If the idea of surrounding yourself with valuable first editions has a certain romantic appeal, here’s where to start.
Scotland still holds the record for the most expensive whisky ever sold – but Japan is catching up fast.
Auctions showcase items ranging from classic cars and comic books to jewellery and toys. Enjoy yourself – but don’t expect to bag a bargain.
These three great ski resorts have much more to offer than downhill thrills.
Collectable watches can sell for millions of pounds. The crucial factor determining the price is the story behind them. They often belonged to someone famous or were produced by a renowned watchmaker.
Wine can be an appealing investment – just don’t drink it all, says Chris Carter.
Classic cars have been a spectacular investment for the last few decades, but with prices now sky-high, there are signs of a slowdown in the market. Yet help could come from a decidedly modern quarter…
The key to making money from jewellery is to be a dedicated follower of fashion – and to have an eye for a well-cut gemstone.
It’s been a record-breaking ten years for the art market – even Old Masters of questionable provenance are selling for hundreds of millions. But where should new collectors start?