Author Archives: Daniel Roy

Daniel is a writer, backpack foodie, slow traveler, and endurance runner. He is the author of the upcoming book, "The Way of Slow Travel: A Hands-On Guide to the Best Travel of Your Life."

The Milk Alchemist

Learning to make ghee and Indian sweets with Manick, a tea stall owner in Kolkata, India.

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Life in Exuberance: Kolkata Moments

First impressions of Kolkata, India, in the form of one-paragraph short stories.

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Farewell to Southeast Asia

After five countries in four months, it's time for the Backpack Foodie to leave Southeast Asia. Here are the best - and worst - of his time in the region.

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Thailand’s Northeast, Part 2: Udon Thani to Khorat

A trip through Thailand's northeast region of Isaan, including stops in Khon Kaen and Nakhon Ratchasima.

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Eating at Street Level: Tips on Enjoying Street Food

Tips on eating street food from the Backpack Foodie, including pictures of street dishes from around the world.

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