markets

Bags of Rice at the Central Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bags of Rice at the Central Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Today's travel photo is of some bags of rice at the Central Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia. There is no going down to the supermarket to buy a neatly packaged bag of rice here. Instead, head down to the market and buy it by weight from the huge sacks of rice that the seller has… Read More

Lantern Lit Chinatown Market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Lantern Lit Chinatown Market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Today's travel photo is of the Lantern Lit Petaling Market in Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I took this photo while walking along one of the side streets off of the main busy street of the market - Petaling Street, which is also where our guesthouse was located. The Petaling Street Market is a great… Read More

Handicraft Night Market in Luang Prabang, Laos

Local Handicraft Night Market in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Today's travel photo is of the local handicraft market in Luang Prabang, Laos. The market stall owners set up their market each evening along the main road in the old town of Luang Prabang, located between Phou Si and the Royal Palace. Most of the products on offer are handicrafts, art, clothes and other knickknacks… Read More

Busy street at the market in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Busy Market Street in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Today's travel photo is of a busy street at Tsar Chaa (the central market) in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I absolutely love visiting local markets when I travel, particularly in Asia, so as soon as I got to Siem Reap, one of the first things I did was take a walk to it's central market -… Read More

Ben Thanh Market in Saigon, Vietnam

Exploring Ben Thanh Market in Saigon, Vietnam

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Cars and motorbikes zoomed by me in every direction as I stared with my mouth open at the roundabout ahead of me. Several chaotic Saigon streets had converged into this one place, sending the already crazy traffic into a frenzy of horn honking and near misses. Somehow there are no accidents and everyone seems to… Read More

The Night Market in Vientiane, Laos

Night Market in Vientiane, Laos

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Today's travel photo is of the busy night market in Vientiane, Laos, just as it is getting going as the sun sets. The night market in Vientiane sets up along the river front each night from around sun set until late. When I first visited the city in 2011, this market was pretty small and… Read More

Boats trading at Cai Rang Floating Market in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Cai Rang Floating Market in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

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After the terrible first day of our tour of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, we awoke in the morning to find that we were dreading another day of the same thing. We were up early in Can Tho to visit the Cai Rang Floating Market, one of the best in the Mekong Delta. This was… Read More

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