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So Long and Thanks for all the Fish: The Market in Bergen Norway

Images from the market in Bergen, Norway. Crab legs.

The fish market in Bergen Norway is a feast for the senses. The briny smell of the water from the North sea mingling with the pungent smell of fresh fish. The creamy taste of homemade fish soup mixing with the smell of fresh grilled salmon, cooked to order (for the right price, you could have […]

Fabulous Friday Foto: Walking through the Souk in Casablanca Morocco

Vendors pushing carts of fresh tomatoes and cilantro to the Souk in Casablanca.

One of my best memories from Casablanca Morocco was getting completely lost and immersed in the wonders of the local souk (market).  We had gone beyond the touristy exterior parts of the souk where most of the other passengers from the cruise ship had stopped and continued into the bowels of the market. We wandered, a little […]

The Importance of Including Local Farmers Markets in Your Travel Plans

Cherry tomatoes at the Harrisonburg Farmers Market

Blackberries at the Harrisonburg Farmers Market This morning has taken me in an unexpected direction. I am currently in Harrisonburg, VA on a visit to some friends. My day’s plans came via text message. “Farmers market this morning till noon!!! Bike down Wolfe Street to Liberty Street, head left.” I love visiting local markets, especially […]