Friday’s Featured Food: Local Fish, Rice and Vegetable Stew at Papa Figo, São Tomé, São Tome And Principe 🇸🇹

After arriving into Sao Tome from Gabon, and getting a stamp on arrival (no visa needed for me at the time), I was backpacking here in São Tome E Principe. My first port of call was my excellent “Writer’s Lair” at Casa De Ferias. I rested here in this lovely abode whilst making onward plans. Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Local Fish, Rice and Vegetable Stew at Papa Figo, São Tomé, São Tome And Principe 🇸🇹[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Hot Kaurma And Shurpa Stew At Boulevard Cafe, Comrat, Gagauzia

March 2024 saw me finally arrive in Gagauzia. My oh my what a journey! This is a fully autonomous republic in eastern Europe, which borders Moldova. I crossed the border by marshrutka from Chisinau in Moldova to Comrat in Gagauzia. Comrat is the capital city of Gagauzia and I toured the city’s top 12 sights. Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Hot Kaurma And Shurpa Stew At Boulevard Cafe, Comrat, Gagauzia[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Bissap Juice And Tieboudienne in Restaurant Chez Ndioufa, Dakar, Senegal

Friday’s Featured Food: Bissap Juice And Tieboudienne At Chez Ndioufa, Dakar, Senegal

When travelling in Senegal in May 2016, I was not backpacking there. I was there as part of a Money Supermarket lost luggage challenge and therefore, I had NO luggage. It was a 12 day adventure which took me from Dean Court to Dakar! I attended AFC Bournemouth v. West Bromwich Albion in the Premier Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Bissap Juice And Tieboudienne At Chez Ndioufa, Dakar, Senegal[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Spicy Atlantic Oysters at Coqueiros, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Atlantic Oysters at Coqueiros, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau🇬🇼

“No pearls inside my oyster; just a world with no answers” – Ian McCullough. Growing up in the seaside city of Bangor definitely influenced me in wateric terms. I love the water, the ocean, the sea. Then again, I also lived in Belfast, Bournemouth, Poole, Dartford, London, Sydney, Gdańsk and The Kong hardly shy of Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Atlantic Oysters at Coqueiros, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau🇬🇼[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Barbecued Chicken, Salad and Baobab Juice at Cafe Miniere, Conakry, Guinea

Friday’s Featured Food: Barbecued Chicken, Salad and Baobab Juice at Cafe Miniere, Conakry, Guinea

Friday’s Featured Food: Barbecued Chicken, Salad and Baobab Juice at Cafe Miniere, Conakry, Guinea. I stayed in the Hotel Du Golfe in Conakry, I toured the bars, headed to Kassa Island and I was here the week of the fatal oil explosion. Plus, I had got my Guinea online visa approved the day before my Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Barbecued Chicken, Salad and Baobab Juice at Cafe Miniere, Conakry, Guinea[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Dāl Bhāt With A View At Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵

Friday’s Featured Food: Dāl Bhāt With A View At Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵

When in Nepal, the dish Dāl Bhāt will raise its head a few times. In such a case, it’s usually better to try it, than backpack a country, leave it and realise what you missed. My main two meals when backpacking Nepal were probably textbook tourism but I didn’t care. I first tried Momo in Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Dāl Bhāt With A View At Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Momo At The Famous Narayan Daiko Masangalliko Restaurant, Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵

Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Momo At The Famous Narayan Daiko Masangalliko Restaurant, Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵

Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Momo At The Famous Narayan Daiko Masangalliko Restaurant, Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵 Nepalese restaurants cropped up often on my travels and I’ve been in a fair few, there is even a cool one close to my current flat in Warszawa, Poland – Chmielarnia, which does craft beer and Nepalese food – Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Momo At The Famous Narayan Daiko Masangalliko Restaurant, Kathmandu, Nepal 🇳🇵[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Lamb Rosh, Naan, Lime Juice And Tea At Sarhad Restaurant, Lahore, Pakistan 🇵🇰

Friday’s Featured Food returns this week and is fresh from my latest trip to Asia where I visited Pakistan. While based in Lahore, I pakpacked the sights of Lahore, headed to the India border to watch the famous Wagah Border Ceremony and headed to The Tomb of Jahangir in Shadarah Bagh. Here, on my second Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Lamb Rosh, Naan, Lime Juice And Tea At Sarhad Restaurant, Lahore, Pakistan 🇵🇰[…]