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A. Litterati Italian Market

A. Litteri and The Florida Market

Tifnotes:  The Florida Market is worth a stop for the A. Litteri Italian market alone, but there are several other ethnic grocers here with unique items at great prices that make this a nice once a year kind of place to go; however, it isn’t fancy nor super clean.  You’re not going into a Whole […]

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Monschau Christmas Market

Monschau Christmas Market

It was the first day of the Monschauer Christmas market, so a friend and I headed down there for a day. Monschau is only an hour away, but it’s in the Eiffel forest region, so the weather is dramatically different. Our snow has been gone for days, but these fields are completely covered. The bit […]

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German Christmas Markets: Aachen and Cologne (Koln)

German Christmas Markets: Aachen and Cologne (Koln)

Germany is known for it’s beautiful Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmarkts), but even beyond those borders, you can find some amazing markets enjoyable not only for shoppers, but for anyone wanting to absorb the ambiance and may be try something delicious to eat as well. I’ll give you some information on the Aachen and Cologne (Koln) markets […]

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GK Local: Organic Markets

Cross-Posted at Livingingk.com A fan of healthy organic foods? You won’t be without them here. Most German grocery stores have small sections of organic foods near the produce section and on the Netherlands side, you can find a good selection of organic foods at Albert Heijn as well as the two large weekly markets in […]

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Rue Mouffetard – Saturday Morning

Some experiences are best savored in the company of a good friend, so this morning, leaving Kirk and the girls (fabulous travel companions, but a cumbersome lot) behind to enjoy a lazy morning, Mom and I took off to see a neighborhood market I’d heard about from none other than the elementary school principal. Our […]

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Schagen, NL

Schagen, NL is a small town in North Holland that got its humble beginnings in the 900’s. It hosts many events throughout the year including a special historical market held just 10 times in the summer between the end of June and the beginning of September. A small town surrounded by farmland, it is very […]

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