Sara Dajani gets a taste for travel.
1 Borough Market, London
The most popularfood market in London has been in business since at least the 12th century, and today is an upmarket foodie haven. Bread Ahead is dedicated to your favourite naughty delicious treats, such as croissants, doughnuts, bread sticks, loaves and so much more. They also have a huge meat selection, from pies at the Ginger Pig to Gourmet Goat‘s Mediterranean kebabs. The Travel Editor swears by the legendary chorizo roll at Brindisa. For all vegetarians and vegans out there, there are also options for you — try a plant-based burgerfrom Big V and you won‘t be disappointed. If it‘s yourfirst time going, make sure you have an empty belly — and a loaded wallet. You won‘t regret it.
2 Great Market Hall, Budapest
This is Hungary‘s oldest and largest market with an impressive three floors of food. Eat your way through the country‘s most traditional delicacies, such as deep-fried dough called langos. There‘s an extensive fresh food section which has fruits, vegetables, nuts, meats and more. You‘re definitely going to find something that you like at this market.
3 Le Marche Raspail, Paris
The City of Love is also a city of great food, with terrific markets all over the place. This particular market has been going strong since 1920 and with more than 150 food stalls, it‘s the biggest organic market in France. It‘s a popularlocal favourite, so visit early before things sell out. Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris.
4 Albert Cuyp Market, Amsterdam
The most popular market in the city, and for good reason. There is an impressive 300 stalls, which also include clothing, jewellery and otheritems. Be sure to try poffertjies which are dutch pancakes and waffle cookies called stroopwafels areadefinite must. Pretty much everyone there will have one of these goodies in their hands. Whatever you try, this market will be a great experience, and will leave you hungry for more.