Asian Markets – Vietnam Ben Thanh Market

In the ongoing series about the Asia continent’s best markets, we next highlight Ben Thanh Market, the oldest trading place in Ho Chi Minh City. Located in the heart of District 1 next to Saigon’s equivalent of the Arc de Triomphe traffic circle, Ben Thanh Market is one of the most iconic buildings in the city and images of the …

Asian Markets – Luang Prabang Market

In Asia Talk’s ongoing series about the continent’s best markets, we next highlight Luang Prabang Night Market situated in the former capital of Laos. The UNESCO-listed city is a hybrid of French Indochinese architecture and Theravada Buddhist temples and is framed by a magnificent mountain backdrop. The market offers the best collection of handicrafts in the country. It is located along …

Hong Kong Markets – Kowloon City Wet Market

In Asia Talk’s ongoing series about the continent’s best markets, we next highlight Kowloon City Wet Market in Hong Kong which has been ranked tenth in a CNN Travel survey of the world’s best fresh food markets. This facility raises the bar in a metropolis known for the quantity and quality of its wet markets. The freshness of the produce …