Friday’s Featured Food: Eating at Kubicki, the Oldest Restaurant in Gdańsk, Poland

Again, Friday’s Featured Food has been a neglected part of my blog and as you can imagine, I have eaten enough different types of food on my journey to keep this as a weekly fixture for ten years or more, probably 100 in fact. But I won’t have time to do one every week, but Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Eating at Kubicki, the Oldest Restaurant in Gdańsk, Poland[…]

The Best Crisps in The World: Touring Tayto Castle in Tandragee, Northern Ireland

This post requires a “wee bit” of an introduction for those not aware of Tayto. It’s a review of my tour of the Tayto crisps factory in Tandragee, Northern Ireland. First of all, I come from Northern Ireland – I grew up in Bangor and one of the joys of childhood was “getting tore intill Read more about The Best Crisps in The World: Touring Tayto Castle in Tandragee, Northern Ireland[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Helping Prepare Shakshuka for Brunch in Jerusalem, Israel

This is the second part in a “brunch fest” we experienced while backpacking in Jerusalem in Israel recently. When you stay at the fantastic Abraham Hostel, the amount of different activities you can try and the range of foods available is amazing. Just thinking about it makes me miss the Israeli food. It comes with Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Helping Prepare Shakshuka for Brunch in Jerusalem, Israel[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Cook Your Own Food

It’s been a long time coming with this one, I know, but it’s not something I actually do a lot – generally eating out is cheap for me anyway. But I used to cook my own food all the time, and I started doing it again on my latest adventure. Cooking your own food is Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Cook Your Own Food[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Failing To Finish The World’s Hottest Curry in La Paz, Bolivia

So we don’t always succeed in life and here was a lesson that although I love spicy food, I simply don’t have a big appetite and therefore didn’t get my free t-shirt, in this instance. Friday’s Featured Food takes us today to La Paz in Bolivia for a spicy, spicy hot curry! OK here goes Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Failing To Finish The World’s Hottest Curry in La Paz, Bolivia[…]

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: $10 Steaks in Australia

I LOVE eating steaks, but yet I’m a budget traveller so I’ll be honest and say I normally go without them. But I miss them. Enter the land down under then and a national craze known as $10 steaks! If you have ever lived, visited or backpacked round Australia you will know about them. Bars, Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: $10 Steaks in Australia[…]

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Communal Eating

Today on Monday’s Money saving tips we look at communal eating. It’s an easy way to save the cash, enjoy decent food and in good company. Admittedly I don’t do this as much as I used to these days, but in my early backpacking days I was eating with everyone else, getting to know people Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Communal Eating[…]

First time I ever used chopsticks in China

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Learning How To Use Chopsticks

Tuesday’s Travel Essentials on Don’t Stop Living brings you endless tips on things you need when you set off around the world. One thing you will need for sure is knowing how to use chopsticks. Luckily I went from not having a clue to being an expert at using them. If Asia is on your Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Learning How To Use Chopsticks[…]