Things to Eat in Riga

As it turns out, Latvian cuisine is right up my alley. It’s like a mix of Eastern and Central European cooking, with Russian and Nordic influences. And although it is mostly meat and fish based, there are also plenty of delicious vegetarian options. I had a great time exploring the food scene in Riga, both on the Live Riga food tour and on my own. These were my favorite dishes and the best things to eat in Riga: … More Things to Eat in Riga

Things to Eat in Canada

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

Things to Know About Hostel Cooking and Travel Meals

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, travel meals and saving money on food while traveling. … More Things to Know About Hostel Cooking and Travel Meals