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.

  • Hail to the King of Fruits

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

  • The Cost of the First Step

    Newly unemployed and trying to sell everything, the Backpack Foodie ponders how his upcoming trip wi...

  • Meanwhile, Offline…

    Where has the Backpack Foodie been these last few months? In a nutshell: falling in love with the Mi...

  • 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...

  • The Spirits of Indochina

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

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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Bangkok at Street Level

Raving about Bangkok's amazing street food scene, and seven tips to enjoy street food.

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India Calling

Two cities: Singapore and Melaka. Two dining experiences. One desire: India.

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