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  • Pears and mandarin oranges | Bastille Market | Paris, France
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    Market Heaven in Paris: Marche Bastille

    There’s nothing better than visiting a farmer’s market in the heart of one of the world’s best food cities. And if you are hoping to visit a market that not only offers…

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    The Forsyth Farmers Market

    Forsyth Park, the largest of Savannah, Georgia’s historic parks, is EXACTLY how I pictured this city in my head and exactly what I wanted Savannah to be. Spanish moss draped from every branch of…

  • Pimientos de Padron at Mercado San Miguel | Madrid, Spain
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    Madrid’s Mercado de San Miguel

    It’s only fitting that my first real post about my trip to Spain is a post about my favorite place to go when I’m in a new destination: the market. The smells, the…

  • Rugs for sale outside the Grand Bazaar | Istanbul, Turkey
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    Carpet Shopping in Istanbul

    Carpet shopping in Istanbul is an intense experience. With an endless amount of styles, sizes, and colors to choose from, picking the right one from the right shop can stress out even…

  • Purple artichokes at Campo de Fiori market | Rome, Italy
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    Market Heaven in Rome: Campo de Fiori

    I could sense the excitement before I even turned the corner and headed into the square. People zipped around holding market bags filled with green, red, and purple surprises. Delivery men carried…

  • Bright blue bags of spices | Marrakech, Morocco
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    A Guide to the Marrakech Souk

    Walking through the labyrinthine alleys of the Marrakech souks is a quintessential Moroccan experience. Piles of spices, olives, and dried fruits are arranged artfully in bags and bowls. Brilliantly colored slippers and…

  • Lavendar and the old market | Montreal, Canada
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    20 Hours in Montreal

    20 hours in a city like Montreal is nothing. It’s barely enough time for three meals in one of North America’s best food cities. But for this traveler on a whirlwind weekend…

  • Chili sauce at the Central Market | Granada, Nicaragua
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    Granada’s Central Market

    Since I’m a market-aholic, my travels to Nicaragua would not have been complete without a trip to a market. While San Juan del Sur and Ometepe were amazing, they proved fruitless in…

  • Grand Bazaar lanterns, Istanbul
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    Navigating the Bazaar

    I love markets. Markets are generally one of my favorite parts of travel. Farmer’s markets never disappoint me with their bright colors, tempting smells, and fascinating people watching. But other markets selling…

  • Roots at the farmers market
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    Essential New York: Brooklyn Farmer’s Market

    One of my favorite things in the whole world is a morning visit to a farmers market. Mountains of fresh food all around – vibrant colors, sweet scents of flowers and greens,…

  • Pai Farmers Market Thailand
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    Appreciating the Farmer’s Market

    Going to a farmer’s market in one of the highlights of my week in the summertime.  Farmer’s markets are not always easy to get to in NYC, even though they set them…

  • Thongsala night market | Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand
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    Appreciating a Good Market

    One of my most favorite things to do when I arrive in a new country is check out the local markets. While I totally do love a good farmers market as well,…