Author: Flash Parker

Where the Wild Things Are

Flash Parker takes us on a journey where the wild things are … Papua New Guinea

Hunting Velcro Pygmies

The best way to plan a first-time visit to Dallas and Fort Worth is to ask the locals

Snap Happy in Phinda

Phinda Private Game Reserve is one of the most remarkable natural playgrounds in all of South Africa.

Theres No Place Like Roam

South Dakota’s Buffalo Roundup embodies the spirit of the West

Finders Keepers Market

Is today the day I buy myself an ornamental ostrich egg?

The Vine Runner South Africa

Just how far you’re willing to go for a good glass of wine?

Deyrolle Taxidermy. Paris, France

Deyrolle deserves honourable mention on account of it being the single strangest shop in all of Paris

Witches Market, La Paz, Bolivia

The Witches’ Market in La Paz is packed with shops selling goods used in local Aymara rituals

Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, Hong Kong

The Bird Garden is near the flower market, one of the brightest and prettiest parts of Hong Kong

Gypsy Bride Market. Mogila, Bulgaria

If you’re hard-pressed to find a blushing bride, you might consider a visit to the Gypsy Bride Market

Yongsan Electronics Market, South Korea

If it blinks, beeps, whizzes, whirs or walks chances are good you’ll be able to buy it at Yongsan Markets

Alodaw Pauk Pagoda Market. Inle Lake, Burma

Alodaw Pauk Pagoda weekly market brings together local hill tribe villagers to swap wares.