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Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce

Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce The biggest Christmas market in Florence takes place in Piazza Santa Croce. This annual open air market is set up with wooden stalls that are typical in Christmas markets in Germany. With over 50 international vendors, here you will find products which include Christmas decorations, crafts, and so much […]

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How to Haggle: Successful Bargaining Tips

How to Haggle: Successful Bargaining Tips In much of the Mediterranean world, the price tag is only an excuse to argue. Bargaining is the accepted and expected method of finding a compromise between the wishful thinking of the merchant and the tourist. In Europe, bargaining in shops is common only in the south, but you […]

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Testaccio Market in Rome

Testaccio Market in Rome The old covered market of Piazza Testaccio has been waiting for years to be moved to a location that had been given to a private real estate manager by the municipality. A move announced years ago and postponed several times, including a delay due to the discovery of archeological findings (that […]

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How to Shop a Paris Flea Market

How to Shop a Paris Flea Market The first thing to learn about Clignancourt is how it’s laid out. The market itself has two entrances, and both are off the rue des Rosiers, one from each end. Most people use the No. 4 line and get out at Porte de Clignancourt. This will take you […]

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Testing the Quality of Leather @ San Lorenzo Market, Florence

Testing the Quality of Leather @ San Lorenzo Market, Florence Whether you are looking for an activity for the whole family, a Tuscan meal, hunting for those local ingredients to try your hands at a Florentine dish or for a souvenir to bring home, the San Lorenzo Market is the place for you. The market […]

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Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Catania Fish Market

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Catania Fish Market Located at the tip of Italy’s ‘boot’ and surrounded by the Mediterranean and Ionian Seas, Catania is a wide-spread city at the base of active Mount Etna. The city is filled with ancient Greek and Roman ruins, churches, piazzas, a huge port, and markets. The fish market is […]

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