Tag Archives: Food

Family Time in Singapore and Thailand – Captured on Instagram

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Our trip back home to Singapore this January/February was a very special one. It was the first Chinese New Year with my whole family together in quite a few years. Joining us for the first time in Singapore was my sister’s boyfriend Gary and their one-year-old kiddo, Dominic (also my current favorite person in the world). We spent our [...]

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Tasting West Sweden: A Shellfish Safari in Grebbestad

Catching crabs

Our recent trip to West Sweden brought us plenty of surprises – but the biggest surprise of them all was its food. The shellfish in West Sweden is said to be some of the best in the world, thanks to the region’s cold, clean waters. During our visit, we sampled everything from lobster au gratin to traditional Swedish fish stew and mussels in garlic [...]

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A Pilgrimage to Colombia’s Mount Monserrate

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If you trekked up the Cerro de Monserrate in Bogotá early on a Sunday morning, you would find old women kneeling at the base of a white-washed church, or walking the steps with pebbles lodged in their soles for penance. 3,152 meters above sea level, the Monserrate Sanctuary watches over the sprawling city of Bogotá [...]

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Photoblog: Nordic Charm in Trondheim

Of all the places we visited on the Ice Run, Trondheim has got to be the biggest surprise for us. Surrounded by fjords,  the city is a charming Nordic enclave rich in history and traditional flair. The town itself is tastefully built around a hill, studded with narrow cobble stoned alleys, classic Norwegian houses and [...]

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Georgia’s New Horizon

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**We’re now publishing full feature articles from WildJunket Magazine! Here is a piece from our editorial assistant Erin Ridley for our ‘Under the Radar’ section, on her cross-country trip through the Republic of Georgia. The former Soviet country’s hospitable people await with open arms to share their land– from the soaring green mountaintops to the [...]

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Culinary Travel: Best Places to Eat Around the World

La Boqueria Market in Barcelona

Spain has its colorful seafood paella, vibrant tapas scene and world-famous jamón; Japan has its fresh-from-the-sea sashimi; and Mexico its whole slew of tacos, burritos and sizzling dishes… It’s a well-known fact that food plays an important part in travel – especially so in our travels. The hunt for good food has brought us through [...]

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A Food Tour of Manila’s Chinatown

Ivan and lumpia lady

ilipinos have always bonded through food,” said Ivan, “The best deals have been settled on the dining table.” With that, we began our journey into the Philippine culinary world. In Manila’s Binondo district, also known as Chinatown, we met up with our guide, Ivan Mandy, who co-owns Old Manila Walks, an outfitter that aims to unpeel [...]

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Wacky Festivals Around the World

Mardi Gras

Whether you’re partying in the outdoors or throwing tomatoes at strangers, participating in festivals can add plenty of fun to your travels. Having recently taken part in the water festival in Thailand and Burma, we’re convinced that the best time to visit a country is during a festival. So get your party hat ready – [...]

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Dinner Etiquette: How to Eat Abroad

For my first post on WildJunket blog, I thought I’ll start by discussing dinner etiquettes, an issue that I’m often concerned about  when traveling to a new country. If friends and acquaintances are kind enough to show you around their home country and share their culture with you, the last thing you’d want to do [...]

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Street Foods Around the World

Ask any traveling foodie about memorable times on the road, and you’re bound to be regaled with stories of the delicious (and sometimes unusual) street foods they’ve encountered along the way. In many countries, street foods are the ultimate option for quick, inexpensive, and flavorful meals, and according to some studies, account for up to [...]

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World’s Most Bizarre Foods

This is a sponsored guest post by travelsupermarket. If you’ve grown tired of choosing the same dishes off restaurant menus, why not spice things up by putting your tastebuds to the test with some unusual cuisine? Eateries across the world serve a wide range of strange and bizarre food, so eating any of the following could [...]

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Daily Travel Photo: Marrakech, Morocco

Djemma el Fna market in Marrakech

Sheep’s head galore in the outdoor market of Djemma el Fna in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Nordic Adventures in Iceland

This is a guest post by Mags Yip. Cold. Bitter. Ghostly. Barren. While that might be what most people think of Iceland, I beg to differ. Iceland seduced me just minutes after arriving in Keflavik. The Flybus took us into the twilight where wispy clouds hung low and colors dazzled in the …

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Sailing Costa Brava: A Journey into Spanish Gastronomy, Music and Culture

Cala Lliris, Tamariu, Costa Brava

Onboard our sailboat, we let our bodies sway to the movement of the waves and the sound of the gentle breeze. Watching the port of Palamós slowly disappear before us, we listen intently as Captain Joan shares  stories from the past, “This boat was built in the colonial days. It’s since been …

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Costa Brava in Pictures – The Best of Spain in One Region

Panorama of Cala dels Lliris, Tamariu

I’m suffering a serious bout of post-trip depression after spending one of the best weeks of my life in Costa Brava, Spain. A trip jam-packed with once-in-a-lifetime experiences: from skydiving in Empuriabrava to meeting one of the world’s best chef Ferran Adria to diving deep into history with Dali’s …

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