Tag - markets

Happy Days in Milwaukee (even in snow and rain)

Milwaukee is not on a lot of travelers radars but we’re happy to say it’s worth the visit. To the outsider there’s not much on offer. Mmm beer and Happy Days, possibly the only cultural touchpoints they’re familiar with – or possibly Weezer due to their timeless Buddy Holly music video which also happened to reference Happy Days. So why visit...

Melbourne’s best fresh food shopping at Queen Victoria Market

Farm fresh produce, cured meats and fine wines abound at Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market, the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere. If you’re heading north up Elizabeth Street, you can’t miss the classic façade of the Queen Victoria Market Meat and Fish Hall. For over 150 years, it has been a permanent fixture and home to fresh produce, crafts and...

Marshmallow and Maple Candy at Montreal Christmas Village

The festive game is strong at the Montreal Christmas Village (Village de Noel de Montreal). From the moment you enter the area past the giant marionette puppets, you’re transported into a world of Christmas spirit – Montreal style. There’s a thick, sweetness in the air. Despite the sub-zero temperatures, the atmosphere is warm and large fire pits are keeping the...

Smorgasburg, Brooklyn, NYC

Smorgasburg is a massive outdoor marketplace of food trucks and tents selling all manner of delights. The twice weekly event happens at Williamsburg (Saturdays) and Prospect Park (Sundays) and attracts tens of thousands of hungry visitors. The result is a mash up of different flavors and aromas to try and to share. Smorgasburg. It sounds kinda exotic. Like someone...