Author: Flash Parker

Coc Ly Market, Highlands, Vietnam

Coc Ly is a traditional trading post for highland peoples and a quintessentially local experience

Somphet Market, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Tuck into the bustling Somphet Market for a taste of the city’s finest market fare

Cafayate Artesanale Market, Cafayate, Argentina

The Cafayate Artesanale Market is open daily, but really comes to life on weekends

Jagalchi Fish Market, Busan, South Korea

Visit the massive Jagalchi Fish Market, where merchants and vendors hawk the country’s freshest seafood

Picos de Europa, Cantabria, Spain

The Picos de Europa are one of Western Europe’s most iconic mountain ranges

Djemaa el Fna, Marrakech, Morocco

Visit Marrakech’s renowned market at night for a spectacular, if not spooky, experience

Muara Kuin Floating Market, Muara Kuin, Indonesia

Muara Kuin is one of the oldest and most beautiful markets in Indonesia, with all the action taking place on the river

Prague Flea Market

Every second Saturday of the month, this market near the riverside at Palackeho náměstí comes alive

Ka Firushi bird market, Kabul

Ka Firushi is a truly beautiful destination, a bird market that has withstood decades of strife in one of the most dangerous cities in the world

Portobello Road Market, London, England

The Portobello Road Market is one of the most popular in Europe thanks in part to its unusual second-hand clothes industry

Skuon Spider Market, Skuon, Cambodia

Skuon in Cambodia is one of the most curious markets in Asia, with an abundance of fried spiders, live spiders, spiders of all shapes and sizes

Izmailovsky Market, Moscow, Russia

This quirky and colourful market is your one-stop shop for every kind of Russian nesting doll there is