Food markets are a great way to experience the local cuisine from a destination all under one roof. These stellar food markets should be on the top of your list when visiting these destinations.
Borough Market, London
Borough Market is one of the oldest markets in London, with roots dating back to the 12th century. Today, the market offers a wide range of fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese and fish. Make sure you stop in one of the many eateries for a taste of London. The market also hosts a variety of events, including cooking demonstrations and market tours.
La Boqueria, Barcelona
One of the most popular attractions in Barcelona, La Boqueria boasts an impressive collection of fresh produce, meats, dried goods and tinned fish. The restaurants and bars on site get crowded quickly so be patient. Make sure to sample traditional tapas plates at the markets’ bars.
Pike Place Market, Seattle
Pike Place Market is much more than a food market. There are food and craft vendors, restaurants and shopping. The market hosts events from cooking demonstrations to soap-making classes. Select restaurants in the market also participate in Seattle Restaurant Week.
Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo
The market is known for its famous early-morning fish auction. Vendors previously banned visitors from viewing the intense auction. In addition to fish, the market offers other food items and dining options.
For some extremely last-minute holiday gifts this year, you can still give back by gifting with the all-new Adopt an Animal program with Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium. Based in Springfield, Missouri, the museum’s virtual program allows would-be guests and nature lovers around the country to connect with the 35,000 resident animals of Wonders of Wildlife.
Travelers go on trips for various reasons: Some love to enjoy unique culinary experiences, while others want to explore new cultures and have authentic local experiences. Whatever the reason, vacations should have one thing in common — rest. In fact, healing and healthy ways to boost the immune system are trending topics now and Korean-style wellness is just what you need on future trips. At the 48 recommended wellness travel destinations in Korea, visitors can relax and recharge by enjoying different types of Korean therapy and participating in programs that seek healing in nature. Stay at home and visit Korea for a wellness vacation when it's safe to travel again.
New Year’s Eve is going to look a little different this year. With celebrations scaled back and reduced gatherings, people seek different ways to ring in the New Year. Whether spending the holiday in your hometown or going on a little getaway for a change of scenery, check out these cities to spend the holiday.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.