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Everything you need to know about REAL Mexican food

MEXICO | Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 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

A Pinch of What? How to Cook Real Indian Food at Home

INDIA | Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | Views [3993]

India - the land of blinding colours, incredible smiles, honking cars, warm people, littered streets, mighty Himalayas, naked hermits, a million gods, gorgeous women and spicy food. [Yeah, the snake charmers are passé!] All of us have ... Read more >

Tags: cooking, curry, india, recipe, travel

Running Amok for Fish Amok

CAMBODIA | Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | Views [5430]

The bowl is steaming hot. I deeply inhale the lemongrass and galangal and immediately start salivating.  And as soon as I put a spoonful in my mouth, my tastebuds "rush into a frenzy" - the original Malay meaning of the word "amok".  ... Read more >

Tags: amok, cambodia, cooking, cooking class, cooking class, fish, hotel, recipe, siem reap, travel

Eating Gooseneck Barnacles in Ecuador

ECUADOR | Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | Views [6188]

Travelling along the La Ruta del Sol (The Route of the Sun), which is a scenic coastal route on the Pacific coast of Ecuador, our small group stopped at a village called Salango. The population of this village is around 3,200 with ancestral roots, ... Read more >

Tags: barnacles, ecuador, food, travel

Staying in a Kenyan Home

KENYA | Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | Views [3209]

As a traveller – or even worse, as a tourist – it can be very difficult to come face-to-face with the normal, day-to-day life of a place, especially if faced with barriers of language, culture and ethnicity. Having been lucky enough to spend ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, guesthouse, kenya, travel

Sweet Tea, Singing & Goat Meat: Celebrating a Maasai Wedding

KENYA | Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | Views [5479]

As travellers, many of us are in constant search of genuine cultural experiences. This is especially true – and especially tricky – for that particular breed of travellers who want to capture such wonderful moments using various digital ... Read more >

Tags: goat meat, kenya, maasai, photography, singing, sweet tea, travel, wedding

Photographing Nicky the Rhinoceros

KENYA | Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | Views [2210]

If you spend two years in close proximity to wildlife, developing strong bonds to the oddest animals - from squabbling hyena pups to wallowing warthogs - is perhaps inevitable. Despite that, nothing had prepared us for our meeting with Nicky. Nicky ... Read more >

Tags: learn new skills, photography, travel, wildlife

Spin Rocinha: How a DJ School is Empowering a Rio Favela

BRAZIL | Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | Views [6450] | Comments [1] | Video

Rocinha is the largest favela in Brazil with over 250,000 inhabitants and is located in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone between the districts of São Conrado and Gávea. Unlike its wealthy neighbouring districts, Rocinha has experienced decades ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, dj, education, favela, music, rio, rocinha, travel, youth

The Taste of a World Nomads Christmas

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | Views [4491] | Comments [1]

Mangos, turkey with stuffing, fresh prawns and yorkshire puddings floating in rich homemade gravy. How can all of these flavours represent the same tradition world wide? We've asked the staff here at World Nomads "What does Christmas Taste like to ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, culture, family, food, traditions, travel

Beyond the Blue Lagoon - Hot Tubs & Coffee Scrubs in Iceland

ICELAND | Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | Views [5003] | Video

Iceland is famous for its geothermal spas and open-air ‘hot pots’ that offer a luxurious retreat from the icy temperatures outside. So when an opportunity to meet with a local Reykjavik swim club popped up I jumped at the chance. I thought ... Read more >

Tags: blue lagoon, cold, crazy, geothermal, hot pots, iceland, just go, ocean, swimming, travel

Deep Inside Rocinha: A Rio Favela Story

BRAZIL | Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | Views [5770] | Video

Going to Rio de Janerio for many people means a non-stop party, and while I had a great time of getting amongst the infectious atmosphere of Carnaval, I wanted to discover the other side of Rio that laid up the mountain, inside the Rocinha favela. ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, beaches, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel

Hangover Soup: The Power of the Pork Spine

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | Views [10427]

It is Saturday morning at 1 a.m. and I am sitting at a folding table outside the GS Mart, a ubiquitous convenience store in my little neighborhood of Seoul. Next to me is my boyfriend, Hudson, and across from us are Ik and Jiny: a young Korean couple ... Read more >

Tags: food, hangover, hangover cures, pork, seoul, south korea, travel, trekking

Bali Hot Springs - We should have cupped our ‘bits’!

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Views [5323] | Comments [1]

A tale of inappropriate (un)touching on the road. It was a cultural faux pas of epic proportions! The old women of the village looked like they wanted to throw us into the nearby volcano. The young women giggled behind their hands. It was clear ... Read more >

Tags: bali, connect locally, inappropriate touching on the road, mount batur, travel

Travel Indonesia - Is Balinese White Magic real?

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | Views [2450] | Video

Hanna Butler , the winner of  World Nomads 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship , travelled to Southeast Asia to immerse herself in the local culture and write about her experiences.  In Bali, Indonesia, Hanna seeks out and finds a traditional ... Read more >

Tags: bali, indonesia, magic, scholarship, travel, writing

Travel Malaysia - Eating Durian In Penang

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | Views [13369] | Video

Hanna Butler , the winner of World Nomads 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship , travelled to Southeast Asia to immerse herself in the local culture and write about her experiences.  In Penang, Malaysia, Hanna decides to seek out the exotic and polarising ... Read more >

Tags: durian, food, malaysia, penang, scholarship, travel, writing

Travel Indonesia - Bali Cremation Ceremony

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | Views [3005] | Comments [2] | Video

Hanna Butler , the winner of World Nomads 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship , travelled to Southeast Asia to immerse herself in the local culture and write about her experiences.  In Bali, Indonesia, a simple afternoon drive took an interesting ... Read more >

Tags: bali, cremation, indonesia, scholarship, travel, writing

Travel Malaysia - A World Nomad Eats Bull Penis Soup In Penang

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | Views [3379] | Video

Hanna Butler , the winner of World Nomads 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship , travelled to Southeast Asia to immerse herself in the local culture and write about her experiences. In Penang, Malaysia, Hanna visits a night market where she sits down ... Read more >

Tags: bull penis soup, food, malaysia, penang, scholarship, travel, writing

Smoking - The Great Travel Leveller?

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | Views [5524] | Comments [4]

As many who have travelled from Australia to South America can attest, it is not the easiest or most luxurious of flights. So having just landed in bustling Buenos Aries; negotiated the Argentine version of a customs process, followed by collecting ... Read more >

Tags: smoking, tabacco, travel

A Taste of England - Cream Tea and Black Pudding

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | Views [4974] | Comments [1]

Photo by WordRidden via Flickr The food in England is often overlooked on the world culinary scene.  Popular pub foods like fish and chips and Bangers and Mash are what usually come to mind when people think of English food. And while I agree ... Read more >

Tags: britain, connect local, england, food, travel, united kingdom

The Best Dish: Southeast Asia

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 7 May 2012 | Views [3971]

Food plays a big part in any travellers adventure. The different smells and textures, the new spices, the levels of heat - so much of it is tied intrinsically into our memories of a place. South East Asia in particular is recognized by travellers ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, connect local, food, laos, malaysia, noodles, soup, thailand, travel, vietnam

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