Tag Archive: markets

Apr 27

The Best Melbourne Markets

Melbourne is blessed with brilliant fresh produce markets and we toured three of the best Melbourne markets, the Queen Victoria Market, South Melbourne Market, and Prahran Market, on our recent trip. Why do a tour of a market? Isn’t it enough just to shop the market and soak up the atmosphere? To take in the …

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Mar 02

Melbourne, More Than Laneways, Cafes and Arcades

Forget about the travel stories you bookmarked and the ads on TV, Melbourne has more to offer than laneways, cafés and arcades. One of the world’s great eating cities, it’s the restaurants, gastro-pubs and food markets that you really need to know about. Melbourne has always been a fantastic foodie destination and it’s been no …

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Feb 28

Mouthwatering Melbourne – A Taste of the Melbourne Food Scene

We recently spent 12 days in Melbourne, Australia, on a magazine assignment, getting a taste of the Melbourne food scene for a story we called ‘Mouthwatering Melbourne’. I took 4,712 images. Because of the tight schedule, one of my goals was to shoot it all with natural light, no flash. With a lot of these shoots, we …

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Feb 22

Where to Stay in Luang Prabang

Where to stay in Luang Prabang? A decade ago your options would have been limited to guesthouses, because for many years the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town was predominantly a backpacker destination with few choices for travellers looking for comfort, style, and something more. Things have changed, and while backpackers still outnumber other travellers, Luang Prabang is dotted …

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Jan 02

Cooking with Poo – A Walking Tour of Klong Toey Markets

“Isaan people eat everything!” Poo tells our small group as we negotiate the muddy paths of frenetic Klong Toey market on a walking tour to purchase ingredients for our Cooking with Poo experience and the Thai cooking lessons to follow at Saiyuud Diwong’s Helping Hands Thai Cooking School in Bangkok. ‘Poo’ is the nickname of Saiyuud Diwong, our …

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