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 … More Milan. The flea market along the canals in Navigli.
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 … More Madrid. Visiting the new streetfood market Mercado de San Ildefonso.
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 … 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 … 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 … More germany. cologne. christmas markets & decorations.
smorgasburg -a weekly food market- got a new location in september: the old (and roof-less) tobacco ware house in dumbo – right under the brooklyn bridge. from their website: “Smorgasburg happens in two locations every weekend: Saturdays on the Williamsburg waterfront between North 6th and North 7th St., at the East River; and Sundays on … More nyc. brooklyn. dumbo. smorgasburg.
feira da ladra (thieves market) is a flea market dating back to the 13th century, held in lisbon’s neighborhood alfama every tuesday and saturday. [i visited the feira da ladra during my stay in lisbon in may. whenever i’m in a city i try to visit the local flea market (or any kind of market), because it is perfect for … More lisbon. alfama. feira da ladra.
LXFactory is an arts center situated in and around an abandoned factory building in alcantara, right under the bridge “ponte 25 de abril”. established in 2008 it now hosts various businesses, shops, cafes and restaurants, workspaces for artists and galleries, as well as workshops, exhibitions and concerts. from their website: “It’s in the year 1846 … More Portugal. Lisbon. LXFactory.
“Nowhere else in Los Angeles today can you taste the richness of yesterday. The landmark Grand Central Market dates back to 1917, when well to do Angelenos rode the Angels Flight Railway for a penny down to the best open-air shopping in town. At the Market, they could find an entire world of treats for … More los angeles. downtown. grand central public market.