Taling Chan Floating Market, Bangkok

At the weekend only Taling Chan Floating Market in Bangkok Thailand, locals and tourists enjoy Thai music, foot massages, canal tours and the freshest of seafood. It makes for a perfect day trip in the city and provides a glimpse into the local Thai lifestyle. No trip to Bangkok is complete without visiting a floating […]


Jungle Jim’s International Market is a self-proclaimed “International Food Lovers’ Paradise”. Not bad for an international grocery store outside of [easyazon_link identifier=”1681060523″ locale=”US” tag=”thetravelersway-20″]Cincinnati, Ohio[/easyazon_link]. But to call Jungle Jim’s a grocery store is a disservice. Jungle Jim’s is a grocery experience! Like all experiences, it is best to plan ahead for a visit to […]


Shopping at the Milwaukee Public Market

by Jenni Ingersoll on August 29, 2013

Milwaukee Public Market_Exterior

To get the true flavor of a city it is best to eat like the locals.  In Milwaukee, locals have been visiting the Historic Third Ward area for fresh and locally prepared food for over 100 years.   Within the Ward, the revitalized Milwaukee Public Market, boasts over 20 independent merchants  selling local, artisan and ethnic […]


Toronto: Crazy Culinary Adventures

by Lanee Lee on July 20, 2012

What do a suckling pig and a hockey stick have to do with one another? On a recent urban adventure tour of Toronto, Canada, I discovered they are intimately and literally intertwined.  Chef Scott Savoie of Culinary Adventures Company specializes in offering tours featuring the bizarre and beautiful aspects of Toronto’s burgeoning food scene, and […]


Visiting Austria’s Christmas Markets

by Pam Mandel on October 18, 2011

Christmas Market, Linz, Austria

There’s something undeniably special about wandering the streets of Vienna under twinkling lights. You can eye the traditional ornaments — straw or painted glass — while warming your hands and your belly on a mug of mulled wine. There are music quartets and stands selling bratwurst and the bite of snow in the air. Bundled […]


Browsing the Portobello Market in London

by Jessica Colley on August 22, 2011

During my first trips to London, days passed quickly in a blur of the Tate Modern, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey. With these essential attractions under my belt, it was time during recent trips to venture beyond the center of London and seek a more neighborhood feel. One sunny day this summer I woke up […]