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."

I’m a Fantastic Story Weaver!

The Backpack Foodie has won the Fantastic Story Weaver award from Morocco Tours!

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A Taste of the Ciudad

It's crowded, happy, polluted, noisy and filled with food smells. No wonder the Backpack Foodie likes Mexico City so much.

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Meanwhile, Offline…

Where has the Backpack Foodie been these last few months? In a nutshell: falling in love with the Middle East, raising pigs in rural Canada, and running himself happy.

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United in the Joy of Ice Cream

Down Souq al-Hamadiyya in the Syrian capital of Damascus lies Bakdash: possibly the best ice cream in the world.

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Home and Heart

Three weeks in Istanbul provide a chance to experience the city as our home in the Turkish metropolis.

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