Browsing Tag

market

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

    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…

  • ART sign at the Frenchmen Art Market | New Orleans, Louisiana
    Louisiana

    The Frenchmen Art Market

    As you know, I love a good market. Farmer’s markets are hands down my favorite with so many colors and smells and mysteries, but art markets are a close second. While I…

  • Rugs for sale outside the Grand Bazaar | Istanbul, Turkey
    Markets, Turkey

    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…

  • Bright blue bags of spices | Marrakech, Morocco
    Markets, Morocco

    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
    Canada, Food, Markets

    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
    Food, Markets, Nicaragua

    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
    Markets, Turkey

    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…