Buns and bright lights: the joys of Taiwan’s street food

Lured to south-east Asia by his love of Taiwanese squishy steamed bread, our writer finds a dazzling array of edibles on offer in Taipei’s markets

Tallinn, Estonia: a very Baltic Christmas

For an authentic Christmas market, Tallinn is hard to beat. But it’s not the only reason to go

Vintage stuff: Belgium’s biggest flea market

Tongeren, Belgium’s oldest town founded in the first century AD, is also home to a vast and fascinating flea market. Perfect for a weekend treasure hunt

10 of the best market restaurants in Barcelona

The restaurants and stalls around Barcelona’s markets use fresh produce, often direct from the vendors – and are some of the best places to eat in the city

Hong Kong shopping guide: the markets of Mong Kok

Vibrant market stalls still thrive in Hong Kong, on streets dedicated to selling everything from toys and trainers to flowers, fish – dried and live – and caged birds