The Backpack Foodie

The World, 2009-2011: Helene and I sold everything we owned, and in September 2009, we hit the road. The result was a year-long Slow trip filled with wonders, friendships, and delicious meals. Somewhere over a cup of coffee, the Way of Slow Travel was born.

  • Black Coffee, No Barcode

    The story of Catfish Coffee Roasters, a local, socially responsible coffee roaster in Edmonton, Albe...

  • Hail to the King of Fruits

    Learning to love durian, the king of fruits, in the street stalls of Singapore. ...

  • United in the Joy of Ice Cream

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

  • Shisha at the Souq

    Smoking a shisha, and watching the Arab world go by in Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar. ...

  • Postcard from the Edge

    On this day, September 7th 2009, Helene and I have become world nomads, on the first step of a one-y...

Black Coffee, No Barcode

The story of Catfish Coffee Roasters, a local, socially responsible coffee roaster in Edmonton, Alberta.

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