Friday's Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands

Friday’s Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands

Friday’s Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands I have been to a few islands off the coast of Africa down the years. Notably, Robben Island in South Africa (on the Nelson Mandela tour), and The Seychelles. April 2022 meant a first trip to the Cape Verde Islands. I Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Katxupa De Carne in Praia, Santiago Island, The Cape Verde Islands[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney

First things first – Alderney is a pure fire gem. That much I know. Some 200-ish countries into my zany escapade around the world and it takes a lot to impress me now. But Alderney 🇬🇬 had it. It is an unbelievably satisfying place. From riding the country’s epic railway line, to nights on the Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney[…]

Friday's Featured Food: The Office Themed Night In - Every Episode And Food To Match

Friday’s Featured Food: Organising A “The Office Themed Night In” – Watch Every Episode, Related Food And Drink

“So what becomes of you, my love?” – The Stereophonics. While studying at Bournemouth University, me and a few university mates were addicted to the pure fire humour of BBC sitcom/documentary called “The Office“. I find it absolutely hilarious – if you have never watched it – give it a try – and the UK Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Organising A “The Office Themed Night In” – Watch Every Episode, Related Food And Drink[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Wrap And Chips at Wrap City, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Wrap And Chips at Wrap City, Food Village, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

I remember the days when I would write a Friday’s Featured Food every single week on this blog! Those were the glory days. At the time, I compiled a list of over 1000 different Friday’s Featured Food posts that could be written. The truth is, I will never get them all written and the list Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Wrap And Chips at Wrap City, Food Village, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia[…]

5 Of The Most Unusual Dishes I Tried On My Travels

5 Of The Most Unusual Dishes I Tried On My Travels

Down the years of travelling through 150+ countries, I tried a lot of different types of food. It’s only natural that that will happen. After all, we are backpacking through all different sorts of terrains, weather, plants, cultures and nature. You don’t grow oranges in the Arctic Circle, you don’t whack out a pork loin Read more about 5 Of The Most Unusual Dishes I Tried On My Travels[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest

Friday’s Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest

I remember back to the late 1980s when a pizza restaurant (Piccola Pizzeria) first opened in my hometown of Bangor in Northern Ireland. It was totally amazing for me to try a foreign food for the first time. Chinese restaurants followed and sadly so did DickMonald’s (in 1992) and suddenly it wasn’t only Irish, Scottish Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Irish Dining At Its Finest[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Saudi Arabia: Camel Lunch in Riyadh

Friday’s Featured Food: Shared Camel Lunch at Ainadeg Restaurant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

I spent 10 days backpacking slash working in Saudi Arabia in 2018. As the world of travel fades out of view from existance, it’s time to dwell on those halcyon days. Riyadh is the capital city. We had a total of three days backpacking in Riyadh at the end of that trip. We had lots Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Shared Camel Lunch at Ainadeg Restaurant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia[…]

The Annual Hoffy Hot Dog Eating Contest in Majuro, Marshall Islands

Attending the Annual Hoffy Hot Dog Eating Contest in Majuro, Marshall Islands

“Rising up to the challenge of our rivals” – Survivor. Well well well. Life and festivals continued in their craziness after I landed by flight into country 170, the Marshall Islands. ?????On the short walk from our hotel here, Marshall Islands Resort, to the local supermarket, memories floodigated back. Memories of this list of lunatical Read more about Attending the Annual Hoffy Hot Dog Eating Contest in Majuro, Marshall Islands[…]