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What is Culinary Tourism?

What is Culinary Tourism?

Tourism is an enriching experience. The wondrous sights, people and cultures we come across as we travel through various lands leaves us with a better idea of what our world has to offer. There are some among us, however, whose travel plans are slightly different from the rest. Most people will travel for sightseeing or to experience new cultures, but some will take unusual trips to experience new foods! Travel for food Culinary tourism is the term given to the pursuit of a memorable and unique eating experience that takes you beyond your immediate neighborhood. Although you may travel just … Continued
5 Vietnamese Foods You Should Try When Traveling in Vietnam

5 Vietnamese Foods You Should Try When Traveling in Vietnam

Vietnam, especially the cities of Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, are popular for their wide variety of tasty and generally healthy local foods. From those sold on the streets to the menu items in posh restaurants, the distinct Vietnamese dishes are evident. The cheaper street food versions alone are aplenty, and a traveler can save a lot of money by just opting for them. But with the wide range of Vietnamese foods available, it can be overwhelming to choose what to fill your stomach with, especially when you’re just vacationing for a few days. So here are the top Vietnamese … Continued
Choosing the Right Food and Staying Healthy While Traveling

Choosing the Right Food and Staying Healthy While Traveling

Food is one of the most interesting and diverse things that travelers come across. While it is easy to categorize food based on region, only those who actually get to different places will realize just how minor the similarities can be. Mediterranean, Chinese, American, Continental, Indian, and Japanese are among the different popular cuisines out there, but if, for example, you are exploring a relatively large country, like India, every single region have their own flavors and styles. You may or may not like the food you come across, and some foods may not agree with your body and there … Continued
Penang Island Food Paradise

Penang Island Food Paradise

A hawker in Gurney Drive preparing wantan noodles which is among the 13 Penang street food which only locals should cook. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, January 19, 2015.In the food paradise of Penang, 13 types of street food have been identified as popular local specialities that should be cooked by Malaysians as the state takes its first step towards retaining the unique taste and flavour of its famous cuisine. They are assam laksa, char koay teow, curry mee, hokkien mee, lor bak (avillion bak), wantan noodles, pasembor, chee cheong fun, mee sotong, char koay kak, oh … Continued