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India: Food and Drink Safety for Travellers

Food and drink have the potential to wreck 4 to 7 days of your trip in India while you recover in bed (or on the throne). Stomach infections, aka Delhi Belly, are the primary ailment travellers face on their trip. I’ve had several cases of different stomach infections from food and water over the years. […]

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Pakistan Travel

How I Met Zack Waheed, the Heart-Warming Pakistani Kid

I met Zack Waheed on 26 November 2020 at Lahore’s famous Gawalmandi food street. At first, he came up to me on the street and took a selfie with me because he was a subscriber of my YouTube channel. I thought that was it, man was I wrong. Zack was about to go viral. 5 […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Pakistan Travel

The ONLY Place I Eat in Murree

Murree is a beautiful hill station in Pakistan, but it’s overrun with tourists and therefore cheap knick-knack stores and bad restaurants. I tried a ton of overpriced places until I found Qoeta (sic) Khan Cafe. This is the last dhaba in a long line of them on the gali where Mall Road starts. It’s also […]

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A Local’s Guide to the Best Food in Indore [Exclusive Video]

I wasn’t aware of Indore being a foodaholic city until the moment I reached there and saw Sev-Poha-Jalebi shops all around the city. The people of Indore are known as “Indoris” and they call themselves “Khawda” – a term that means they can eat a lot and at any time of the day, as you […]

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Auckland: The Authentic Indian Food Guide

Before I moved to India, I spent years discovering the best Indian food at home in Auckland, New Zealand. Now that I’ve spent over a year eating all around India, I can tell you exactly which restaurants serve authentic Indian food and which serve unauthentic but still great food. Clearly from the list below Sandringham […]

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A Local’s Guide to the Best Food in Chandigarh

I took a train to Chandigarh recently to meet a Punjabi friend and go on a road trip across lush Punjab to the Golden Temple in Amritsar. While I was there we stuffed ourselves with the best food Chandigarh and Mohali (an adjoining city) had to offer. I purposefully avoided TripAdvisor recommendations and told him […]

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The Most Authentic Old Dehli Style Chole Bhature Recipe [Video]

If you’ve read the best places in Delhi to eat Chole Bhature then you know I’m crazy about this delicious savoury and spicy quintessential Delhi dish. Some days I’d eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The best Chole Bhature restaurants keep their recipe a guarded secret. Their unique recipe is the reason for their success. I […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes India Travel

The Most Popular Street Foods in North India

We Indians cannot resist a good dose of street food. In fact, our day is almost incomplete without it. You might not find as many people in a restaurant as you would around a street food vendor. That’s just how India is. Some of these street foods are unique to a state, but some are […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes India Travel

The 5 Most Delicious Government Run Canteens in Delhi

Indian food is always delicious. Some foreigners assume that Indian food is either always too spicy or too sweet. But nothing can be further from the truth. In a country of 28 states, each having its own distinct culture and food, you get to experience a variation in the dishes that you might hardly find […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes India Travel

Where To Get The Best Chole Bhature in Delhi

Chole Bhature is a North Indian food staple. In the mornings you’ll see Delhites crowding the Chole Bhature stores or street carts enjoying the spicy dish. This incredibly addictive dish is a must try for all visitors to Delhi. But what is Chole Bhature? Firstly, it’s a chickpea (chole) curry with a few chunks of spicy potato […]