Food and Travel

Travel and food go together!! There are so many new tastes to savour and investigate; from the delicious to the truly bizarre. Here are our top tips; from the best spots for coffee and not-to-be-missed local eateries to cooking schools in exotic locations and tours that incorporate more than a taste of the local tipple!

How to cook… Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls

Throughout Vietnam cuisine varies between the northern, central and southern regions but the two components consistently found in almost all dishes across this glorious land are generous handfuls of delicious fresh native herbs and the chief carbohydrate – rice. I … Continue reading

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Sights, sounds and tastes of Dubrovnik

Summer may be well and truly over but that does not mean you have to wait another year for a holiday. An autumnal break, even if it just means getting away for a long weekend, is the perfect way to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Foods from Turkey

As it’s Turkey day here in the On The Go office, our minds naturally wonder to one of our favourite things about Turkey – the amazing food! Here are our Top 5 Turkish delicacies that’ll have you salivating in no … Continue reading

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Extra time in Delhi, India

A member of our team recently completed a tour to India and has some great tips on what to do if you find yourself with time to kill in the nation’s capital. Every time I’m asked the question, ‘Which do … Continue reading

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Time on your hands in Beijing

By Rachel Armstrong. Many of the exciting highlights that you travel many miles to China to see – including the Great Wall, Forbidden Palace, Summer Palace, Hutongs and Tiananmen Square – are included on a group tour of China. But … Continue reading

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Exploring India’s Tea-Growing regions

Kerry and Kim from The Tea Centre recently travelled with us to India on the ‘India with the Tea Centre‘ tour, visiting working tea plantations in the Darjeeling and Assam regions of India. Read all about their adventure into tea country right … Continue reading

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China prepares for the annual Dragon Boat Festival

Celebrated in China and in Chinese communities across the world, the annual Dragon Boat Festival is a cultural showcase, featuring ornate rowing boats, rowed by 80 -100 people to the beat of large traditional drums. But there’s more to the … Continue reading

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Simple, tasty recipes of the world – tabbouleh & chicken kebabs

Tabbouleh is a salad that hails from the Middle East, made with bulgar wheat, tomatoes, chopped parsley, mint, lemon juice, shallots, spices and olive oil. You’ll find tabbouleh in numerous Middle Eastern regions, including Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan and more. There … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Seoul

If you’ve got time on either side of your tour to South Korea, here are some tips for things to do and places to see in the captivating city of Seoul. Seoul is one of Asia’s premier travel destinations. Having been … Continue reading

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A Recipe from the Holy Land – Roasted Aubergine with Walnut Salsa

Jerusalem’s confluence of culture gives rise to extraordinary flavours. Try this delicious recipe for Roasted Aubergine with Walnut Salsa from the inspirational Yotam Ottolenghi. I have always been intrigued by the flavours that Yotam Ottolenghi uses in his cooking. The … Continue reading

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