This Week in Travel: Top 5 European Markets

Find the perfect shoe/bag combo and dip into Japan’s onsens. Here are our top travel stories of the week.

Mar 21, 2013
Great Market Hall in Budapest
If you buy one thing at Budapest’s Great Market Hall, make it a packet of smoked paprika.
Photography courtesy Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Like European markets? Go here.
Shopping street markets can be hit or miss, but these grand spots consistently deliver the goods. (CNN)

Travel in style
The right shoe/bag combo can take you anywhere in the world, according to this interactive slideshow. (T Magazine)

Google Street View goes off-roading
Google has been using its “street view” technology to bring sites such as the Great Barrier Reef and the Amazon River to life. The latest addition to the Street View Collection: Everest and Kilimanjaro. (Gadling)

Dip into Japan’s onsens
The country’s thermal baths break down barriers and improve circulation. (Wall Street Journal)

A new reason to love East London
The duo behind East London’s Goodhood clothing boutique opened Goodhood Life Store, a home furnishings shop that, despite its cult following, specialises in “selected goods for the independent mind.” (Cool Hunting)

An Independence Day opening in the U.S.
New York’s Statue of Liberty, which has been closed since Hurricane Sandy last year, will reopen on July 4. (New York Daily News)

On the beauty of St Petersburg
A Booker International finalist writes about the beauty found in this city built on marshland. (The Daily Beast)

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