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Trip: Local Cuisine

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What's it really like at La Tomatina?

SPAIN | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [4701]

The 1st truck drove through the 20,000 anticipating attendees and dumped its load of over-ripened tomatoes onto the streets. In bursts of elation the crowd surged towards the missiles and began throwing them at whichever hapless soul happened to fall ... Read more >

Tags: bunol, festival, gopro, la tomatina, spain

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

Street Food Tales: Old Delhi

INDIA | Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | Views [15568] | Comments [10]

In the sprawling mass of Old Delhi – its hidden mosques, giant gates and crumbling mansions – are a handful of eateries that have locals and visitors coming back for more. This is the biggest bazaar of them all, home to some ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, food, india, photography, street food

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

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

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 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

Harvest Festivals to Celebrate Locally

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | Views [4194]

This article was published by our friends at The Travel Word. Check out the original article here! In the northern hemisphere, late summer and harvest time are upon us. We are reminded of the earth’s bounty as agriculturalists reap the fruits ... Read more >

Tags: connect local, festivals, guest post, harvest

The Best Food in Europe

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | Views [5256]

Photo by  jonnygo Food plays a big part in any travellers adventure, and Europe offers some of the most indulgent food in the world! From baguettes and cheese to snails and frogs legs, Europe is a great destination to take your ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, europe, food, france, frogs legs, germany, pork knuckle, snails, spain

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

A Taste of Iceland - From Licorice to Whale Meat

ICELAND | Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | Views [7759]

Lamb, a popular meat option in Iceland  As someone who transforms from Jekyll to Hyde when temperatures drop below 70 degrees Fahrenheit, I generally go running for the hills at the first sign of cold. So it was an uncharacteristic and unlikely ... Read more >

Tags: connect local, food, iceland

La Tavola Italiana (The Italian Table)

ITALY | Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | Views [4848] | Comments [3]

The British comic Douglas Adams said; “Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” I can draw two concise conclusions from this statement, one; he is insightful, and two; he has clearly never lived in Italy. Having recently moved to Italy ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, food, italy

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

Connecting with Locals through Food - Jordan

JORDAN | Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 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 Taste of Jordan

JORDAN | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | Views [6021]

Like much of the food in the Middle East, meals in Jordan are generally made up of an array of different dishes — mezze. Mezze are small plates of appetizers usually part of a much larger meal. Falafel, fatoosh (a cucumber & tomato ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, food, jordan

A Taste of New Orleans: Beignets and Café Au Lait

USA | Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | Views [5494]

The floor is covered in heaps of powdered sugar. Feet glide across this dessert heaven, meandering through beignet cloud nine. A whiff of the air tastes sweet with a hint of caffeine. It is a dreamland for anyone with a sweet tooth, myself included.... Read more >

Tags: beignets, connect local, food, new orleans, travel

A Taste of Greece - From Mezes to Pastries

GREECE | Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | Views [3511]

The tastes of Greece are rooted in the landscape; the olive groves on the hillside, the trees laden with knobbly, pitted lemons, the mint and oregano that gives out its fragrance as you brush by. The Greeks typically eat their big meal of the day ... Read more >

Tags: connect local, food, greece, travel

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