Healthy & vegan: Plant Address: 8 Buiten St, between Long and Bree Streets / Closed on Sundays http://www.plantcafe.co.za/ // Best burger in town: Royale Eatery Address: 273 Long St / Closed on Sundays http://www.royaleeatery.com/ // In colorful Bo Kaap: Batavia Café Address: 114 Church St in Bo Kaap / open everyday from 8.00 am – 5.00 pm https://www.facebook.com/bataviacafe/… Read More Cape Town. Where to eat & drink – my 15 favorite spots.
While visiting Italy last month to see The Floating Piers at Lake Iseo I had one full day to spare and I decided to spend it in Milan. I had been there last year in June and had fallen in love with the Navigli district. Two canals are the heart of this neighborhood and they… Read More Milan. The flea market along the canals in Navigli.
On my way to New York I had a 21 hour long layover in Madrid and this visit could be summed up as “walk, drink, eat, repeat”. After checking into my hostal on Calle Fuencarral I walked over to the Mercado de San Anton in Chueca. This market sells fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and cheese… Read More Spain. 21 hours in Madrid.
One of my favourite past-times in New York is visiting one of the many flea and/or food markets on the weekend, such as the Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg or Hell’s Kitchen Flea. During my last visit I got to visit the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side and the LIC Flea & Food in Queens… Read More NYC. Markets: Hester Street Fair and L.I.C. Flea & Food
On Calle Fuencarral -one of Madrid’s busiest shopping streets- in the hip Malasaña neighborhood is this brand new street food market: Mercado de San Ildefonso. The 18 food stalls on 3 floors offer snacks, street food and typical Spanish tapas. Additionally there’s a bar on each floor and 2 indoor terraces. I visited at… Read More Madrid. Visiting the new streetfood market Mercado de San Ildefonso.
I just came back from my trip to New York and Madrid. For the first 3 nights I stayed at the Bowery House: a former flop-house now turned into a stylish hostel. The rooms (cabins) do not have a ceiling and only thin walls but the price (~$75/night) and location are unbeatable. I loved their… Read More NYC. Recap & favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 1-5
The LX Factory has quickly become one of my favourite spots in Lisbon and I make sure to visit everytime I’m in the city. Last September during our stay in Lisbon we went there on a Sunday, just like i did on my first visit to the LX Factory in May 2012. During that first visit I was kinda… Read More Lisbon. Sundays at the LX Factory: LX Market.
From the website: “… The Flea’s Fort Greene flagship location features 150 vendors every Saturday from April through November. The 40,000-square-foot schoolyard at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School is part vintage bazaar, part hipster hang, part old-fashioned town square, and part food bonanza. …”
the farmers market is a permanent food market in the fairfax district of los angeles. it first opened in 1934 when local farmers came to this place and parked their trucks on the field to sell their produce. today the market consists of more than 100 grocers, restaurants and souvenir shops. the farmers market is open seven days a week and… Read More los angeles. farmers market.
i ventured out last saturday evening to take some photos of the christmas markets and decorations around the old town here in cologne. but since my little point & shoot doesn’t handle night time shots too well and and i don’t handle large crowds too well (seriously, the amount of people on the… Read More germany. cologne. christmas markets & decorations.