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!

Photo Showcase – A few of Jordan’s greatest hits

Tracey went with us to Jordan recently and had these great photos to share. From the majesty of Petra to the delights of learning to cook traditional Jordanian cuisine and experiencing the world’s largest natural open-air spa – The Dead … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Cape Town

Capetonians have a high opinion of their city, but after spending some time there it’s easier to see why. Nestled between that ever-present behemoth of a mountain and the gleaming deep-blue Atlantic, there will be moments when you gasp at … Continue reading

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Petra Cooking Class…and a recipe for Lentil Soup

Our guest blogger Adam Groffman went to Jordan with us over the festive season having won our XMAS Competition in 2011. Read more about his travels on his blog, Travels of Adam. I spent Christmas Day trekking over 15 kilometers … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Delhi

Amar Grover is one of our resident Experts, and here he writes about his ritual walk through Old Delhi. Almost every time I pass through Delhi I try and set aside a couple of hours for my ritual walk. Old … Continue reading

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Dal-licious!

Full of protein and rich in calcium, iron and B vitamins more than 60 different types of dal (or dhal) are made across India.  It is the core dish of the meal on any dining room table in India and … Continue reading

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Top 5 Diwali traditions — besides the fireworks

By Candace Rose Rardon. Considering it’s known as the “Festival of Lights,” I’d always thought Diwali was all about the fireworks. When an Indian friend heard I was going to be in the country for the holiday, he invited me … Continue reading

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Eating out in Istanbul – a visitor’s guide.

Teresa Curran offers top foodie tips in Istanbul, and finds that Turkish cuisine is a lot more exciting than the 3am greasy kebabs she was used to. Want fast food? Nothing is faster than a cob of corn for about … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Jerusalem

You plan your trip, select your dates and make your booking – but then the flight brings you into town a day ahead of the group. You could always hole up in the hotel sipping cocktails – but we think you’re … Continue reading

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Now we’re cooking! A tasty tagine recipe.

Named after the special earthenware pot in which it is cooked, the tagine is a tasty North African dish that lovers of stews will really appreciate. It’s easy to make, but probably one of the most important things to include … Continue reading

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Wake up and smell the coffee!

On the Go Tours visits some of the world’s prime coffee-producing regions. Find out where these are, and find out how to make a good cup with a stove-top machine. Drinking coffee is rewarding, but it’s also a bit of … Continue reading

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