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How to Eat

INDIA | Wed, 15 Apr 2015 | By lucitravels | Views [408]

During one trip to a sugar cane farm, my friends and I were treated to sweet dosas and coconut chutney for breakfast. The farmers had a huge skillet, and made probably 50 dosas for 10 people. They placed one on our banana leaf in front of us and scooped ... Read more >

Tags: bangalore, dosa, eating, food, india

Day 9: Staying Local, Sunday Stroll

CHINA | Mon, 13 Apr 2015 | By chinaho | Views [273]

What an enormous change a warm day can make. Sunday is a family day, and our little campus doubles as a public park. Families with young children, and couples with older parents, walk about, set up little tents, have picnics, stoop by the edges of the ... Read more >

Tags: caa campus, century market, cultural character, eating, helpfulness, local streets

Julia vs. the animal kingdom; 1-1 draw.

THAILAND | Sun, 8 Feb 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [963]

If this holiday goes as quickly as what the last five days did, I will be home a week ago. Sure, most of what Julia and I did in Bangkok revolved around the consumption of alcohol, but as soon as we divided up the vast tracks of land that constituted ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, eating, fish, khao san road, scorpian, selfies, tattoo

Things I Worry About Now

INDIA | Sun, 25 Jan 2015 | By lucitravels | Views [415]

If I eat dosas and rice three times a day every day will I be able to fit in the airplane seat home? How to divide everything I buy with rupees by 61 to see how many dollars I spend Why I ever buy anything in America If I walk across the ... Read more >

Tags: american, bartering, clothing, cows, eating, india, lists, puppies, rupees, traffic

Everything you need to know about REAL Mexican food

MEXICO | Wed, 29 Oct 2014 | By connectlocally | Views [3195]

If you think Taco Bell is awesome Mexican food, chances are your nationality is other than Mexican and have never tried any authentic food while visiting Mexico. Taco Bell is an American company that tired of waiting for line cooks to heat up each ... Read more >

Tags: authentic, cooking, eating, food, mexican, mexico, taco bell, travel

Cafe Florian

ITALY | Fri, 9 May 2014 | By chiacchierare | Views [400]

An almost non existent breeze still managed to find its way all the way from the piazza into the café. I leaned back into the velvet-upholstered chair and observed the wall paintings as I waited for my order to arrive. Beautiful men and women ... Read more >

Tags: cafe florian, eating, goethe, san marco, venezia, venice

Australia Entry 8 of Journal 03/20/13

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 20 Mar 2013 | By jewraider | Views [431]

Dear Journal (and to all my readers)       Today was a very interesting day! i went to take a tour inside of a beautiful mansion, and acres of land around called Rippon-Lea Gardens. There was an amazing ... Read more >

Tags: basketball, biltong, eating, garden

Spice belly in Singapore

SINGAPORE | Sat, 8 Sep 2012 | By lani | Views [703]

You know you've found a good biryani restaurant when the lady taking your order simply asks one question. "Mutton, chicken or vegetarian?"  On our trip out to Little India we discovered plenty of options around town whilst hiking it all around ... Read more >

Tags: biryani, eating, indian food

Farewell Portland

USA | Wed, 2 May 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [654]

6:45am - Wake up. Ahhh, I got time.  Blink once. 7:30am - Second wake up. Shit!! Oh well, I still got time. Ha ha ha! ------------ I am sure everybody has experienced this. My breakfast entailed a huge bowl of oats, a banana and a truck load ... Read more >

Tags: eating, portland, reading, sleep in, vipassana

Connecting with Locals through Food - Jordan

JORDAN | Thu, 26 Apr 2012 | By connectlocally | Views [5898] | Comments [2]

Food in Jordan overflows with the flavours and colours of the Middle East. Served in large dishes and designed to be shared, its success lies in using ever-so-fresh and finely chopped vegetables, lashings of sesame-style tahini and plenty upon plenty ... Read more >

Tags: connect local, cusines, eating, food, jordan, middle east, travel

A Little Guide to Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR | Tue, 4 Oct 2011 | By emily_mcd | Views [773]

Ever thought of going? No, me either... One of England’s few remaining colonies; Gibraltar marks the entrance to the Mediterranean as well as the end of Europe. I went on a weekend break, an odd choice I know, it’s a home from home, except ... Read more >

Tags: apes, beach, boats, dolphins, eating, gibraltar, rock

A Taste of France - Clafoutis

FRANCE | Mon, 19 Sep 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [4048]

The first time I tasted clafoutis was during my summer failure as an au pair. I was barely 18 and had been placed in—to put it mildly—the middle of nowhere. I had already spent a summer in rural Provence, so I thought I knew the drill: cycle to ... Read more >

Tags: community, connect locally, eating, food, france, french cuisine, fruit, local recipes, travel

The Foreign Attitude about Food

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 9 Jun 2011 | By alineswala | Views [687]

Something that I've noticed while traveling abroad is that each country has a different attitude towards eating.  In India, it's known as the eat as much as you can when you are told to eat  philosophy.  Or else, there will be no food.  In France, ... Read more >

Tags: china, eating, food, france, italy, usa

Going Local in West Java, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Fri, 20 May 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [8404]

A few weeks after I arrive in Indonesia, one of my host’s friends, Jamal, invites me and a few other volunteers to his village. We travel 20 minutes out of Cianjur until the rice paddies and tea plantations dissolve the highway into a bumpy mud ... Read more >

Tags: asia, connect locally, eating, fishing, indonesia, java, locals, rice paddies, southeast asia, travel

A Taste of Peru - Chupe de Camarones (Shrimp Chowder)

PERU | Thu, 24 Mar 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [13886] | Comments [5]

One of the wonderful things about Latin America is that you never need to worry about being hungry . Cities are dotted with wonderful street vendors selling fruit and serving up hot food. In North America if you are going on a long bus ride or ... Read more >

Tags: cuisines, culture, eating, experiences, food, peru, recipes, south america

My First Lesson

CHINA | Tue, 31 Aug 2010 | By samvanneilson | Views [353]

Hi everybody, This little ditty goes something like 'i suck'. I had my first lesson planning period as well. On Mondays we create lesson plans for the coming week with the Chinese teachers. They are very much in control of content but we get our ... Read more >

Tags: china, eating, first day, teaching

Losing ones head…

CHINA | Sun, 29 Aug 2010 | By samvanneilson | Views [580] | Comments [3]

So right now it’s the 29th and I last updated on theeeeeee 24th? Lots to say. So on my first day in the school there was a morning staff meeting. I got to meet almost everyone at the school and they were very friendly and some have great English. Right ... Read more >

Tags: china, eating, hot, school, travel

Food Safety on the Road or How to Avoid Gastro

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 1 Jul 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [5181] | Comments [2]

When you are traveling around the world, you want to try as much food as possible. You want to eat the local cuisine, dine at street carts, and try as many weird delicacies as possible. But in our desire to try new dishes, it’s important that ... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, eating, food, food safety, gastro, hygiene, illness, local food, parasite, travel

Weird and Wonderful: Authentic American Eats

USA | Sat, 1 Aug 2009 | By travel-tips | Views [3451]

A family enjoying a daunting Chicago-style deep dish pizza "pie". Now that's a slice! While the U.S. may be known as a culinary melting pot - adopting, transforming, and fusing cuisines from around the world, there are a few foods that ... Read more >

Tags: america, culture, eating, food, travel-tips, usa

Laos (8-6-09 / 18-6-09)

LAOS | Mon, 22 Jun 2009 | By jesseandjustine | Views [1033]

Laos is amazing. It is a small country on the border of Thailand, China and Vietnam. We arrived there after a long long long slow boat journey that took two days. The boat on the first day was not bad. We had room to move and cushions to sit on. We willed ... Read more >

Tags: boating, bowling, busing, dancing, drinking, eating, raining, tubing

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