London: A Colorful Morning on Columbia Road

The first time I visited Columbia Road Flower Market, I completely fell in love. An entire market dedicated only to flowers? I am┬áso there. This time around, the market was no less charming. Located in East London near Shoreditch, Columbia Market is open every single Sunday, year-round. I wasn’t sure what I might find, visiting … More London: A Colorful Morning on Columbia Road

London: The Chaos and Beauty of the Columbia Road Flower Market

“Come on up, we sold all the crap last week. The flowers are fresh this week!,” the flower vendor cheerfully called into the crowd. It was Sunday morning at the Columbia Road Flower Market, and the day was in full swing: a mass of people, vendors calling out sales pitches that were varying degrees of … More London: The Chaos and Beauty of the Columbia Road Flower Market

Amsterdam: The Delights of the Floating Flower Market

I, like most people probably are, am a creature of habit. I order the same dishes at my favorite restaurants, I follow the same routine every morning, and I’m guilty of listening to certain songs on repeat until I become sick of them. It’s no surprise, then, that I fall into predictable patterns while traveling. … More Amsterdam: The Delights of the Floating Flower Market