Food Travel Guides

The Soju Drinking Guide

By Guest Poster | February 9, 2011

It’s impossible to set foot in Korea and not meet with the ubiquitous local brew: soju (소주). Soju is a clear alcohol traditionally made from rice and typically containing 20% alcohol by volume. The effects of this particular booze slowly burn until you are suddenly hit with drunkenness like an anvil drop in a Road […]

Portland: A Budget Foodie’s Heaven on Earth

By Guest Poster | November 28, 2010

I haven’t been to Oregon since I was a little kid, but this article just intensifies my suspicion that I need to get myself back there. Portland, Oregon, is a town known for its immensely reasonably standard of living. I’ve officially moved there three times over the past 10 years, but each time I move, […]

An Essential Guide to Drinking Kava

By Guest Poster | October 27, 2010

Travel the South Pacific for awhile, and you’ll inevitably wind up seated before the ubiquitous kava bowl. By that time you may even have heard the stories about how it tastes like dirty dishwater. Kava has been around for thousands of years, and it serves myriad purposes across the Pacific cultures: it’s offered as a […]

The Secret Veggie Meals of London

By Guest Poster | August 5, 2010

I’m not a vegetarian but I do love food and I LOVE London. Today’s guest post highlights some fabulous budget finds in this expensive city. Two years ago I studied abroad in what would grow to be my all-time favorite city in the world, London. Seriously… Greatest. City. Ever. While I was crazy excited about […]