Local markets are part of the charm of travelling. In many cultures, merchants expect you to haggle. Those unfamiliar with the process should start the haggling at 35% off.
Photo by Pedro Szekely
Travel blog Tourist Meets Traveller has a post on the proper way to haggle for a better price, in which they suggest 35% as a good starting point. If that seems too hard to calculate,just slice a third off then add a little. Check out the link for other haggling suggestions and avoid paying too much when travelling.
Do's and Don't to Haggle Like a Pro [Tourist Meets Traveller]