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Two Days in Lisbon, Portugal: How to Spend 48 Hours Solo in Lisbon

Two Days in Lisbon, Portugal: How to Spend 48 Hours Solo in Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal is the gorgeous capital city of Portugal and a hot spot for young travelers. From its cobble streets and historic tiles to delicious food and noteworthy traditions, Lisbon should be on your travel list. This post is the perfect guide to a solo travel adventure in Lisbon. 

Made in Barcelona: 3 Barcelona-Based Businesses You'll Love

Made in Barcelona: 3 Barcelona-Based Businesses You'll Love

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. 

The Ultimate Guide for the Best Doughnuts in New York

The Ultimate Guide for the Best Doughnuts in New York

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

4 Great Atlanta Market Spaces


Ponce City Market

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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!

Market Details:

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

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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.

Market Details: 

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

 

Westside Provisions 

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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. 

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Market Details:

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

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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. 

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Market Details:

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

4 Ways to Treat Yo’ Self Solo in San Francisco

4 Ways to Treat Yo’ Self Solo in San Francisco

Solo traveling in San Francisco can be easy! In this blog post I show you how to make the most of a solo trip to San Francisco and treat yourself like the queen you are. Use my day as an example and create your own “treat yo’self day” for a solo trip to San Francisco, California.