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."

Thailand’s Northeast, Part 1: Vientiane to Udon Thani

A trip through Thailand's northeastern region of Isaan, including a stop in Udon Thani.

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Three Travel Secrets: Backpack Foodie Edition

There’s this meme going around where travel bloggers each spill three “secrets” they learned from traveling. The concept also involves tagging five other bloggers, but as you can imagine, at the bottom of the pyramid you run out of friends ...

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Laos Astray

Led astray in Laos, the Backpack Foodie slows down in Vientiane.

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The Spirits of Indochina

In Vientiane, Laos, the echoes of Indochina on the local food scene provide an opportunity to enjoy a slow life.

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Welcome to Our Happy Place

We only meant to pass by for a couple of days; two weeks later, we can't bear the thought of leaving this place. Welcome to our Happy Place.

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