Tips on Haggling in Asia and Africa

Neither Bell or I are always the most forward people, but when it comes to someone trying to rip us off, I don’t hesitate to proclaim “Hold on a second buddy!” My father is originally from old school Greece (he’s 85 now) and loves to haggle, even when the custom isn’t to do so. When…

Ladra Flea Market in Lisbon

While in Lisbon, we stumbled upon a wonderful market for special gifts, the Ladra Flea Market. Feira da Ladra, its Spanish name, basically translates to “market of thieves.” However, what you’ll actually find is a market with exquisitely hand crafted items. There are stalls with beautiful jewelry made from recycled goods, like nespresso coffee pods…