World Food

Cape Town for Foodies: Eating well in South Africa’s Mother City

Cape Town for Foodies: Where to Eat in Cape Town In Cape Town there are couriers that deliver lunchtime oysters to your house or office. This is how seriously Capetonians take their food. The city is surrounded by Winelands and is home to an eclectic mix of people, with each group adding something to the …

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Food in Rwanda

A Guide To Eating Your Way Through the best food in Rwanda

A Guide To Food in Rwanda Rwandans love to gather around a meal with friends and family. Food and home cooking are central to social life in the country. Some of my favorite memories in Rwanda have been around tables in traditional restaurants and in friends’ homes. However, most restaurants don’t have a menu, so …

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10 Must-Try Taiwanese Foods

10 Must-Try Taiwanese Foods Taiwan is slowly gaining popularity among independent travelers. The intrepid travelers who venture to Taiwan will find a country endowed with stunning landscapes, incredibly hospitable people, and delicious food. Due to its history and proximity to China and Japan, Taiwanese cuisine is a mouthwatering union of Chinese cooking styles, Japanese techniques …

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Ashlan-Fuu in Karakol

Introducing: Dungan Ashlan-Fuu

Introducing: Ashlan-Fuu We’ve told you before about 8 Reasons to Visit Kyrgyzstan and 11 Things to Do in Bishkek but in all honesty most travelers don’t list ‘amazing food’ as one of their highlights from a trip through the ‘Stans. Drinking alcoholic horse milk and eating sheeps’ brain are good fun (and great stories!), to be sure, but …

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Singapore Hawker Center

Introducing: the Singapore Hawker Center

Introducing: the Singapore Hawker Center Let’s take it back to the mid 1800’s. Singapore was a scrappy, busy, port with loads of laborers from China called coolies. They mostly loaded and unload ships at the docks. No surprise these men were here alone, either single or far away from their families. Many of them lived …

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