So you’re thinking about traveling solo huh? Well, there are plenty of things that can deter you from traveling alone as a female including safety concerns, fear, embarrassment, or anxiety. But the truth is, there’s no right or wrong way to travel and traveling alone has many benefits. If you’re ready to dive head first into your first solo trip, here are some advantages for you to look forward to.
When I say Barcelona, what immediately pops into your head? Beaches? Gaudí? Football? While Barcelona can be all of these things, it’s also so much more. One of my favorite things to do is explore the local brands, products, and goods of the places I visit. In this post, I share three of my favorite Barcelona-based brands with you. Keep reading to discover interesting brands created in Barcelona.
Cake, yeast, big, small, round, square, there are so doughnuts in this world to choose from. Who doesn’t love circles of fried dough covered in delicious icing and sugar? Ready to embrace your gluttonous side and start bouncing off the walls? Here’s your ultimate guide to the best doughnuts in New York.
4 Great Atlanta Market Spaces
Ponce City Market
The Low Down:
Where Sears, Roebuck once lived now lives Ponce City Market. This large reuse project is home to some of Atlanta's greatest culinary expressions, shops, apartments, and creative co-working spaces. Located in the Old 4th Ward neighborhood and on the Beltline, there's much to explore in this market. Be sure to check out their rooftop skyline park in the summer.
Don't forget to check out Syline Park on the roof!
Location: 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30308
Neighborhood: Old 4th Ward
Hour of Operation: May vary
Stand out vendors: King of Pops Atlanta, Hop's Chicken, H&F Burger, Minero, Spiller Coffee, Citizen Supply, and Foster Atlanta
Heads up: Parking is NOT free! I know, I know.
For more information, visit their website: www. poncecitymarket.com
Sweet Auburn Curb Market
The Low Down:
Around since 1924, Sweet Auburn Curb Market is a staple and beloved by locals. It's truly diverse and has a variety of produce, seafood, meats and vendors dressed with Atlanta flair. This market offers everything from soul food to Venezuelan arepas. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Location: 209 Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303
Neighborhood: Sweet Auburn Historic District
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Stand Out Vendors: Afrodish, Metro Deli Soul Food, Miss D’s, Arepa Mia, and Pansbury's double crust pies.
Heads up: Parking is not free! Again, I know, I know, however, ask your merchant to validate your parking ticket.
For more information, visit their website: thecurbmarket.com
The Low Down:
If the name doesn't give it away, Westside Provisions is located in West Midtown. This space offers everything from coffee to dining to retail. On the higher end, it's great for those interested in some serious retail therapy. For those visiting or outside of the area it's easy to make a day out of it. Checkout the farmer's market every Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Location: 1100-1200 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30318
Neighborhood: Westside Provisions
Hours of Operation: Varies
Must see vendors: Little Barn Apocothary, Star Provisions, Bacchonolia, and Brash Coffee
For more information, visit their website: westsideprovisions.com
Krog Street Market
The Low Down:
Located in Inman Park, Krog Street Market is where you come to get some major eating on. With large tables for communal dining and independent stalls it lends itself to a cozy community vibe. KSM has attracted many great chefs such as Todd Richard's (Richard's Southern Fried), Ford Fry and Kevin Maxey (Superica). It's a great place to pick up some goods or hang with friends during the week or on the weekend.
Location: 99 Krog Street, Atlanta, GA 30307
Neighborhood: Inman Park
Hours of Operation:Varies
Must visit vendors: Fred's Meat & Bread, Richard's Southern Fried, Superica, Xocolatl, Mama homemade bath and body, and The Merchant
For more information, visit their website: www.krogstreetmarket.com