Learn about three iconic Japanese noodles: soba, ramen, and Udon.
“Katie will try it….” is a typical response when walking past unusual food. You see, I’m an adventure eater and quick to try anything and everything whether it flies, swims, hops, or slithers. The weirder the better! Unique foods are often linked with a culture’s customs and history, and eating what the locals eat is one of my favorite ways to connect with a foreign place.
“Will eating this make me sick?” It’s a question that rarely comes to mind. I gladly run the gauntlet when it comes to eating questionable food, and amazingly enough, I have only contracted a food born illness twice. Once was off of seafood paella in Barcelona the night before flying back to DC (the plane ride…
While the food scene in South East Asia can be intimidating to tackle with odd sounding dishes and unique ingredients, the food in Vietnam is much more “user-friendly”, and some of the most popular locally made cuisine is what you’d find on a menu in a Vietnamese restaurant elsewhere in the world. Here are 5 dishes to try on your next visit to Vietnam.
Being on a cruise ship gives you the unique ability to tune out and avoid the world if you so choose. Internet is pricey and unreliable, there’s no need interrupt viewing the latest home reno on HGTV for BBC, and you rarely see an English news station when exploring the streets of a foreign country. When I…
Getting a Banh mi in Vietnam is like ordering a Philly Cheesesteak in Philadelphia, it’s just something you have to do. Afterall, how can you say know to dirt cheap, delicious local food?
Pattaya is a unique city. There’s cheap hotels, cheap food, cheap experiences, and cheap massages. Sounds pretty good, right? The problem is the fact that Pattaya is perhaps the most repulsive place I have ever been in the world. Here are 5 things to do that are family friendly as well as frugal!
Terminal 21 is a massive, airport themed mall in Pattaya boasting 6 floors with hundreds of shopping and dining options. You can find anything you need and eat whatever you’re craving while you beat the brutal Thailand heat and avoid the more unsavory pastimes Pattaya has to offer. Jeremy and I headed to the food court,…
Singapore is a frugal foodie’s paradise with expertly cooked, astoundingly flavorful dishes for well under $6 SGD ($4.45 USD). If you are new to Asia, the food looks intimidating, but don’t let that deter you. Here are three authentic “gateway street food” dishes to try that give you a taste of authentic Singapore to ease your way in to the bustling foodie scene.
Ordering street food can be intimidating. Approach the stall like a pro with these tips!