Mercado Central de Atarazanas

Malaga central market is another foodie heaven, crammed to the rafters with a veritable cornocopia of fresh goods, meats and jars of anything you can imagine. Malaga Central Market, also known as The Mercado Central de Atarazanas is a gorgeous piece of architecture as well as a haven for nibbles and tasty treats. The gorgeous stainedContinue reading “Mercado Central de Atarazanas”

How the Italians do markets

My market odyssey continues during various trips throughout Italy. The magical city of Florence has a wealth of impressive markets including the Central Market. Butchers, fishmongers and delis are on the main floor, while fruit and vegetable sellers are on the top floor, Colourful soaps in every colour and perfume beguile the grimy travellers while pasta comesContinue reading “How the Italians do markets”

More magical markets

Carrying on my pictorial romp though markets that I have known and loved! These are a throwback from a trip to Southern France way back in 2009. From flavoured salts to olives and figs, there’s a host of delicacies on offer. These snaps are from the bustling Cours Saleya market in Nice which is atContinue reading “More magical markets”

Old, new, war and peace

So after a whistle stop tour of central London on Friday we head to the Imperial War museum close to our travelodge in Waterloo. Four stories crammed full of machines, planes, tanks, and other weapons of war. A truely saddening experience that shows how proficent mankind is at killing each other.Ranging from ancient conflicts toContinue reading “Old, new, war and peace”