Wandering the world’s markets can give you insight into local culture past and present. Some of the markets below have been in existence for centuries.
Maya traders travel from all around the Guatemalan highlands to sell their goods at the market in Chichicastenango twice a week.
You have to bargain hard in the labyrinth of Marrakesh’s souks.
There are probably more fakes than originals at the Dongtai Road market in Shanghai, China but you can still find an abundance of communist kitsch.
Shopping like a Roman is not expensive at Rome’s Camp De Fiori market.
I’ll just cut to the chase and zero in on the bling in Dubai’s Gold Market.