Food for Thought

In this series, we talk to travelers about their personal food experiences. Each has a story to tell, and a unique perspective to bring to the table (pun intended). Whether you’re into fine dining at establishments featuring celebrity chefs or chowing down at the perfect hole-in-the-wall, we hope this new series will inspire you to get out and discover the world through food!

Food for Thought

Food for Thought with The Red Headed Traveler

Food brings people together. When traveling, sharing a meal is often a great way to break the ice and get to know people. Even when language is a challenge, people really…

Slightly Astray Food for Thought

Food for Thought with Slightly Astray

Most travelers, whether we agree with the label or not, are foodies. We are explorers and experimenters, open to new experiences.  Eating (and cooking) local cuisine, we gain insight into the…

Spilling The Bean Food For Thought

Food for Thought with Spilling the Beans

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are,” wrote Anthelme Brillat-Savarin back in the 1800s. This phrase lived on, uttered again by Chairman Kaga on Iron Chef….

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Food for Thought with LandLopers

Food brings people together. Even when language is a challenge, sharing a meal breaks down barriers quickly. Some of our fondest travel memories involve meals we’ve shared or recipes we’ve…

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Food for Thought with The Crowded Planet

Through a country or region’s foods, we make meaningful connections that we might never otherwise. Whether it’s learning a new recipe or sharing a meal with new friends, food memories are…

Food for Thought

Food for Thought with Odd Years Travel

Some say that “To truly experience a culture, you must taste it.” While it’s not the only way to get to know a destination and the folks who live there,…

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Food for Thought with A Cook Not Mad

Through our Food for Thought series, we hope to learn more about other travelers’ journeys, and the role food plays. A new installment is published each Friday for the duration of…

Jenny In Jordan

Food for Thought with A Taste of Travel

As we travel, we realize more and more how focused we are on food. We spend time researching, photographing, talking to people about what and where they like to eat….

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Food for Thought with The Hungry Partier

Have you ever found yourself reminiscing about your travels by discussing the meals you had? We do it all the time. Food is a powerful memory trigger. Certain smells remind us…

Twenty Years Hence

Food for Thought with Twenty Years Hence

As the Food for Thought interview series continues, we learn more about other travelers’ journeys, and the role food plays. Each new interview confirms our belief that food is one of the best…