Canada is probably not the first place you think of for a foodie destination. In my three months, most of the traditional Canadian food I encountered was meat and different shades of beige. But I was also pleasantly surprised by the amount of vegan and vegetarian options everywhere. In the end, Canadian cuisine didn’t wow me, but I did find a few dishes worth trying. Here is my top picks for things to eat in Canada: … More Things to eat in Canada
The Puglia region, and the capitol Bari, is a woofully underappreciated part of Italy. Forget Tuscany or Venice, if you want to experience real authentic Italian culture and food this is where you should go. From incredible white sand beaches (Puglia is a frequent stand in for Thailand in movies) to picturesque villages (you have … More Things to eat in Puglia
As you know from my previous post, I loved New Orleans. The crescent city has beautiful architecture, a great nightlife and rich culture. But most of all, it has amazing food! The New Orleans food scene is a mix between Southern comfort food, creole and Cajun Louisiana cooking and multicultural culinary excellence. The melting pot … More Things to eat in New Orleans
By cooking most of my own meals I save a lot of money on food while I travel. Instead of spending a ton of money on every meal, I save my hard-earned cash for street food, snacks, drinks and the occasional splurge. Cooking your own meals can seem a bit daunting, but cooking cheap, healthy and easy meals as a backpacker is actually not that hard. I’ll share my tried and tested tips on hostel cooking and saving money on food … More Things to know about hostel cooking and travel meals
Vietnamese food has taken the world by storm. The tasty, flavourful dishes, such as Pho, have become popular all around the globe. Fresh ingredients and herbs, with Chinese and French influence, make Vietnamese cuisine what it is. Each region has its own specialties and versions of staples such as Pho and Bahn My. The food in the north is more similar to Chinese, whereas food in the north has some subtle Thai notes.
Although it hasn’t replaced Thai as my favourite South East Asia cuisine, I thoroughly enjoyed eating my way through Vietnam. Here are some of the dishes you should absolutely try: … More Things to eat in Vietnam