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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Sri Lanka

My Favourite Restaurants in Jaffna (& Tourist Map)

You’ve probably heard of Jaffna before. It was the epicentre of the Sri Lankan civil war, so it was off-limits to tourism for a long time. But now it’s open, and it’s a good thing because it’s a beautiful peninsula with tons to see and great food! The best places to eat in Jaffna, according to […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Nepal

The Best Cheap Eats in Pokhara

The majestic tourist town of Pokhara in Nepal is surrounded by a huge lake, epic mountains, and is filled with over 300 restaurants! The sheer number of restaurants in such a small town surprised me, and I took it as a challenge to find the best restaurants in Pokhara for you. As always, I’ll focus […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Nepal

Where to Try Newari Food & King Yoghurt in Bhaktapur

While you’re in Kathmandu, don’t miss the short 13km trip to the cultural city of Bhaktapur. While in Bhaktapur you must try two things: Newari Cuisine and Juju Dhau. Read on to find out what these are and the best restaurants to try them at. Try Newari Cuisine at Newari Kitchen The Newar are the indigenous people […]

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Food, Restaurants & Recipes Nepal

The Best Cheap Eats in Kathmandu

I spent weeks in Kathmandu trying all the little hole-in-the-wall khaja ghars (snack houses) and all the top-rated restaurants to bring you this list of the most authentic cheap eats. I found that most food blogs focused on the tourist traps in Kathmandu. So I spent a lot of time looking for authentic alternatives (some […]

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India Survival Guide

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 […]