We were riding an Uber the other day around Brooklyn, when I started thinking about how different it must be when you grow up in a city like New York. Well, at least as compared to me, coming from a small town in the North of Portugal. During a trip … 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 everyday, 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 in hands to make all your foodie dreams come true. Some people call it Incredible India. We prefer “Edible India” – and this is why!
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!
Food in Portugal is a serious affair. While the world may be busy discussing what historical landmarks deserve to be among the 7 Wonders of the World, my country keeps itself busy highlighting the 7 Wonders of Portuguese Gastronomy. For a tiny country, Portugal seems to be very particular about … more »
Dreaming about visiting the Philippines sometime soon? Here’s a list of 30 popular Filipino street foods you can enjoy when traveling in the Philippines! 1. Lechon Manok Lechon Manok is the street version of roasted chicken. You can find places selling chicken almost everywhere, and they usually open in … more »
I am generally not a big fan of conducted tours. But, as far as food themed ones go, it’s always a pleasure to hang out with fellow foodies. Food tastes better in good company and, with Taipei Eats, we truly had all the ingredients for a delicious morning that went … more »
Bangkok is, quite probably, one of the greatest cities to eat around in this world. As such, one can expect quite a lot from a food tour in this city. I joined Benz and Taste of Thailand Food Tours for a half a day walking around Thailand’s capital, tasting its … more »
They call it “The King of Fruits”. Grown mostly in South East Asia and regarded as a delicacy in Thailand, durian is… well, how to say it… an acquired taste! On the outside, it looks like a true warrior, grand and spiky, deserving of its royal designation. On the inside, … more »
When thinking of Nicaragua, food is surely not the first thing that comes to mind. However, I would dare say that it actually is delicious. The good news is that Nicaragua has some amazing produce. For example, fruit is delicious, and the country is the biggest producer of beef and … more »
Looking at today’s photo, you can start understanding what Portuguese foodie dreams are made of… This bacalhau sampler is a good representation of how obsessed my country is with salted codfish. It stinks before you cook it, but once you follow one of the (supposedly) more than 365 ways of … more »
If there is something from Portugal I tend to miss while we’re traveling are baked goods. Both bread and pastries – Portugal is outstanding at making those with good quality ingredients, dedication and skilled hands. Considering we are highly unlikely to come across Pastéis de Nata (commonly referred to in … more »
I always say you can rarely go wrong with grilled chicken in Portugal. But I recently discovered that you actually can… at least at this place dedicated to selling just chicken at Lisbon’s popular Mercado da Ribeira. So now that you know where NOT to go for the famous Portuguese … more »