This booth is one of 62,000 in a city-sized wholesale market in China

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Saturday 7 March 2015

You thought being in a Tesco or Ikea was crowded enough, but looks like they’ve met their match in this 43-million-square-foot market in China. Located in Yiwu, China, this is the world’s largest ‘small commodities’ market – meaning they sell everything from fake flowers to clothing and toys.

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Luna 1878 Night Market in Melbourne

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Events on Monday 13 August 2012

It may be hot and sticky where you are but in the Southern Hemisphere, winter is well under way. And ‘tis the season for mulled wine, comfort food, and hibernating beside a fire with a bowl of something steaming. To help lure Melburnians from underneath their duvets, there’s Luna 1878: a new night street market running weekly throughout August.

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Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein, Johannesburg

Shara Mordt Reader Find

By Shara Mordt in Cool Travel on Wednesday 28 March 2012

Situated in the heart of Braamfontein, Johannesburg, the Neighbourgoods Market has become the ideal spot to visit every Saturday for a high quality market experience, and is becoming the landmark for the urban regeneration in the area.

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