This year, we have eaten a lot of soup. Being in South-East Asia for about 3 months, we have tried soups in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. With rice, rice noodles, egg noodles, bean noodles, glass noodles, thick noodles… beef, chicken, seafood, pork or vegetables… spicy, sweet, sour or all of … 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!
I am not proud to say that sometimes I freak out when it comes to trying new foods. Don’t get me wrong: I have come a long way and traveling around the wold has trained my mind and palate to be way more open to new experiences than before. Still, … more »
Whenever you read a travel guide, you’ll always come across the typical paragraph suggesting you to learn a few “useful words and sentences” in the local language of the country you are about to visit. They say so for a reason, as we recently experienced in Vietnam. We were in … more »
In Thailand, staple dishes in restaurant menus often offer the possibility of adding chicken, pork, beef or seafood – this tends to happen with foods like stir-fried noodles, for example. If you want to eat some of those preparations in street stalls and smaller businesses, chances are there are no … more »
It has been over a year since I put together “The Yummiest Blog Post of the Year“. As a fan of food (or food porn whenever actual food is not around), I like looking at photos of delicious meals from around the world. Ethnic food, weird eats, indulgent sweets and … more »
A few years ago I spent a summer in Mozambique for work. I was there shooting a documentary for Al Jazeera TV and this allowed me to meet a lot of people for our interviews. One of them, a singer from Mozambique, wanted to be friendly and bought a coconut … more »
If something can easily connect you to a certain culture no matter where you are in the world, that is food. When you arrive to a new place, trying the most popular local dishes is a great intro to the local culture and, in many cases, even an ice-breaker to … more »
If you are in Lima, Peru, right now: STOP READING! I mean it. Leave your computer and head out to Mistura Food Festival which started yesterday 6th of September and will last until the 15th. It’s a shame they close at night, otherwise, I would even recommend you to pack … more »
I’d be lying if I said I had great expectations regarding the food side of things during our USA trip. Call it prejudice, call it awareness, I had a feeling the USA favors quantity over quality. We were sitting in a plane to Las Vegas and about to take off … more »
Indonesia is a country that prides itself on its local cuisine, for the dishes that are famed for their scintillating taste and delicious flavor. The food has been influenced by so many nations like the Netherlands, India, China, and many more. If you ask me what is my favorite Indonesian … more »