World’s Best Food Markets

Cai Rang Floating Market – Vietnam

About 6km from Can Tho city, this early-morning market is one of the largest on the Mekong Delta. Boats of all sizes sell coconuts, mangoes, papaya and fish. Make sure you reach before 9am.

Insider tip: “The small boats selling deliciously thick Vietnamese coffee.”

The Neighbourgoods Market – Cape Town

Housed in a bright, airy biscuit mill in Woodstock, this Saturday market is a treasure trove of handmade artisanal goods, like tea and unrefined African shea butter. It also hosts speciality festivals, seasonal events and live music shows.

Insider tip: “Visit the Honest Chocolate stand for handcrafted chocolate. Also check out Steve Jeffery’s handmade charcuterie; the Cafeteria food truck; local artisanal pear cider at Everson’s and macarons from Martin Senekal.

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