Penang is the most food-obsessed place we have ever been to! Folks eat out all the time. Food is ubiquitous, quick, convenient and affordable. Most of the meals served around Penang are prepared by street vendors in so-called “hawker stalls”. Like Ashray would say comparing street food with graffiti “these … more »
The Meal Deal
Trying food from different parts of the World is one of the best things about traveling!
There is nothing more basic and yet more real and down-to-earth than experiencing food as locals do! This is something that humans do every day, so more than seeing monuments and touristic sights, eating should make you feel somehow local no matter where you are.
If you’re not sure how to start sampling the world, allow us to take you on a voyage of some of the most interesting culinary destinations on Earth with these articles:
If Asian food is your thing (and, in that case, you’re one of us!) why not take a remote food tour with us? We can show you around Bangkok through its food or take you on a virtual food walk of Taipei.
Are you traveling to India? We hope you have enough time on hands to make all your foodie dreams come true. Some people call it Incredible India. We prefer Edible India!
If there is a country that we have come to love during our travels and we had no idea what its food was all about, that has got to be Peru. Peruvian cuisine is still pretty unknown for the general masses and as such underrated too. We bet Peruvian food is going to be the next big thing!
Portuguese cuisine is also another gem yet to be discovered by many travelers. Zara is often asked what the food in Portugal is all about. As it’s not easy to sum it up, here’s an intro to Portuguese food to get your juices flowing. If you are planning a trip to Lisbon, make sure you read the ultimate Lisbon Food Guide first!
We recently took a trip around the Central Region of Portugal. The places we visited were charming. The people were kind. But the food, oh the food, that was the absolute highlight of it all! In a way, it’s all connected. The beautiful ingredients and preparations we got to taste … more »
I was recently talking with a foreign friend here in Portugal and she mentioned something that I had never actually thought about. In Portugal, people tend to be proud of their job. It doesn’t really matter what they do for a living, folks tend to do it with dignity and … more »
Lok Lok is not exclusively sold in the late hours of the night. But it is certainly after dark, following the closing hours of most other restaurants and street stalls, that this specialty of Penang shines bright! Georgetown, the colorful capital of the Malaysian island of Penang, is … more »
It’s only been a few weeks since our trip to Korea came to an end, and we’ve already cooked bibimbap (비빔밥) at home at least 5 times! If exploring the food culture of the country was one of the highlights of our trip around Korea, taking a cooking class in … more »
On a fine day back in 2011 I thought my life was coming to an end. That was the day when I almost shat myself to death in Doha’s airport. Back then, we were living in Dubai and had decided to take a small trip to Indonesia. On our last … more »
If India and Mexico made love, they could give birth to something beautiful! No doubt the newborn would dress colorfully and adorn its everyday things with vibrant tones. It would be saucy, spicy and topped with heaps of cilantro. Chances are it would also care a great deal about religion. … more »
After the success of the 1st edition of Lisbon in 100 Bites, the Ultimate Lisbon Food Guide is now back with a new look! The 2nd edition of Lisbon in 100 Bites has a totally new design, improved photography and extra mouth-watering content too. The premise of our food ebook … more »
After spending a couple of days in Penang, I couldn’t help but think: what took us so long to come here? For most of our traveling years, Penang wasn’t even on our radar. And, now, I could easily think of even living there for a while! If Malaysia is known … more »
We traveled to Italy in the summer of 2016. Today we take you with us on a day trip through the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. This is the place where many of Italy’s famous culinary treasures come from. But today we shall take you with us in an entirely … more »