Holi Festival India February/bucket list trip for sure ! Hindus and Sikh, in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka celebrate the main day of this incredibly fun religious festival by throwing colored powder and water at each other.
Other countries have been using outdoor markets for thousands of years. I can't imagine not having a farmer's market to go to. So glad to hear that the number of markets are on a significant up swing in the US.
My friend June recently came back from a work trip to Thailand. The first thing she said to me was that besides all the mesmerizing views her favourite place to visit was the Damnoen Saduak floating market. Its a colourful gem hidden near Bangkok.
When we really want to eat fabulously, we go to Hué, Vietnam's old imperial capital, to eat at traditional royal foods at places like Tinh Gia Viên Restaurant, and equally delicious street food at the stalls in Dông Ba market.