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This was definitely not my first sand storm and I suspect it won’t be the last. When we woke up and heard the gusty winds, I knew it was going to be challenging. So what to do in Isfahan when there is a sand storm? I could only think about something I have always loved, […]
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If you haven’t visited the Mercado da Ribeira in Lisbon, you must! What is so special about this particular market? Well, everything! Besides all the fresh produce, gourmet food and nice shopping involved, there is something else I love about this and other markets. The possibility of getting to know a bit more about the […]
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It is freezing in Vienna! Since we arrived two days ago, our bodies – still on Mexico time – have been trying to cope with the extreme temperature change. We’ve equiped ourselves with warm coats, scarfs, gloves, hats, you name it and once you feel confident every inch of your body is covered, you can […]
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It is no secret I have a passion for markets. I have visited quite a few in Mexico now but I must admit the ones in the state of Oaxaca have a special atmosphere. The Tlacolula market still maintains the principles of the pre-hispanic tianguis or street market and it is one of the oldest […]
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“For me, a journey to Damascus is an amazing hunt from beginning to end, a slice through layers of history in search of treasure.” ― Tahir Shah, Travels With Myself I couldn’t agree more. That is exactly how I felt when I entered the market or souk in Damascus for the first time. In a week when […]
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