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.

  • Out of the Matrix, Into the Light

    We are more than our bank accounts. Let's see what happens when we act as human beings first, consum...

  • Shisha at the Souq

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

  • The Empire of Fish

    A visit to Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market, the largest fish market in the world. ...

  • Heaven at Land’s End

    A land of plenty, a bountiful market, friends, golden mangoes and delicious, fresh fish. ...

  • Gabi and Feri

    Gabi and Feri treated us to four days of Hungarian gastronomy and exploration. This is the story of ...

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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