Around Southeast Asia in 10 Dishes

Eating is such a huge part of traveling for me, so I usually spend some time exploring the local cuisine. I’m not a daredevil when it comes to dining though, so don’t go expecting strange, exotic stuff. It’s mostly comforting meals that I still daydream about; dishes, food stalls and restaurants that I’d recommend in…

The Big Things in Little Things

It’s past 6 in the evening and I’m huddled under the tiny roof of a Chinese pharmacy, waiting for the rain to peter out. The weather has been a confusing mix of clammy heat and wet muddiness, but I keep forgetting my rainproof jacket at the hostel. I’m on my way to the famous Yaowarat…

Pho Virgin No More

Do you remember that time when you’ve eaten something wonderful for the first time? The way your tongue curled around a foreign flavor, wondering how you lasted this long without tasting it. Wishing you can eat as much of it as you can, and then hoping you can replicate the dish at home. Or, it…