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The temple of the winds on Tulum beach, Riviera Maya.

Beyond Tacos – What to Eat (and Drink) on the Riviera Maya

Mexico’s Riviera Maya is officially America’s number one destination for millennials. But even if Playa del Carmen fills you with horror, and you don’t have the funds for top-end Riviera…

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10 Indonesian Dishes You Have to Try

With 17,000 islands to choose from, including the original homes of nutmeg and cloves, Indonesian food is insanely diverse. Though you wouldn’t necessarily know it from what presents overseas, there’s…

Chilli crab and cold beer - om nom nom nom.

What to Eat in Singapore – and Where

Singapore is a foodie paradise, offering everything from brand-name international chefs like Joël Robuchon and Wolfgang Puck to outstanding street food. But it’s also officially the world’s most expensive city….

World's Weirdest Restaurants

10 of the World’s Weirdest Restaurants

Giger Bar, Switzerland Theme restaurants are ten-a-penny, but the Giger Bar, designed by the surrealist H.R. Giger to bring the world of Alien to his home nation, is genuinely a…

Sweetcorn - on offer at one of Ubud's best restaurants, Locavore.

The Best Restaurants in Ubud, Bali

Headed to Ubud? Bali’s arts, cultural and self-discovery capital boasts an amazing restaurant scene — so much so that it can be hard to pick where to eat. I’ve updated…

Greek Artichokes a la polita, or in a lemon sauce.

20 Greek Foods You Have to Try

Greek food doesn’t have the world’s best reputation. Much of it falls under the shadow of Turkish food – and, at the risk of alienating every single Greek reader, that’s…

Balsamic vinegars on display in Spilamberto, Italy.

What Is Balsamic Vinegar?

“What is balsamic vinegar?” Well, this staple of international food culture comes (all but the very worst of it) from the region around Modena, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, where it is…

World's most expensive foods: saffron crocus.

10 of The World’s Most Expensive Foods

It isn’t hard to spot the dead hand of corporate PR on the menu of a certain type of restaurant. Ya know. The world’s most expensive cocktail, with a diamond…

Fresh peaches for sale in Istanbul.

Eight Turkish Foods to Try Before You Die

One of the great joys of any trip to Turkey is, of course, Turkish food. And, as the Ottoman Empire stretched across swathes of Europe, Asia and the Middle East…

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Food on the Everest Base Camp Trek

My apologies for the abysmal lack of updates over the last few weeks. I’ve been trekking in the Himalayas, and, while there’s more internet than you’d think up there, there…