Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 436

Shopping Explorations Culinary Explorations French and Creole plus African and Indian influences are reflected in the food served in restaurants througout Martinique. Many of the island’s hotels house restaurants but you can go on a culinary adventure and explore the many eateries which dot the landscape. Why not check out La Kano located in Trois-Ilets, Le Zanzibar in Marin, or Chez Carole in Fort-de-France which serves up creole cuisine in a casual setting. So, you feel a sudden, unexplained urge for some retail therapy of the French kind, but don’t want to travel to France - well, Martinique’s got you covered! A lovely assortment of luxury and modest g oods line Rue Victor Hugo, Rue Antoine Siger, Rue Lamartine and Rue Moreau de Jones. For items such as craft, fashion, souvenirs, art, spices and other made-in-Martinique products, check out Le Grand Marché Couvert (Covered Market), in Fort-de-France and Rue Ernest Deproge. You can definitely fulfil your retail therapy requirements by visiting Martinique, where you’ll find local and international treasures, of the French kind.