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.

Gabi and Feri

Gabi and Feri treated us to four days of Hungarian gastronomy and exploration. This is the story of my stay in their home.

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Hungary & Austria: Due Thanks

I’m still furiously tagging and uploading my travel pictures, after which I will post about my experiences in Hungary and Vienna last week. In the meantime, though, I want to give a quick shout-out to the people who helped make ...

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Paprika is the New Red

I like to say that Scotland's moisture-drenched moss gave me green. Yesterday, Hungary gave me red.

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Pharos Pizza and the Soul of Edmonton

As an Edmonton institution is forced out of business, Backpack Foodie ponders the future of Edmonton's local food scene.

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The Announcement

The text of Backpack Foodie's announcement to his friends of his quitting his job for a year of travel.

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