Ireland is an enchanting country. It might not be one at the top of your list but once you get there you’ll realize you’ve been missing out. Ireland is a small country, modernizing but keeping its breathtaking ancient landscapes and some of the friendliest people on earth. Even if it’s rainy, which happens a lot, you’ll be certainly received with a warm welcome. There are many reasons to visit Ireland, and below you’ll find five that should be convincing enough. Continue reading “5 Reasons You Need to Visit Ireland”
No matter how much we try to kick away carbs, bread seems to not escape our lives. The simplicity of baked dough reaches the hearts of many in the world. There is something so satisfying and delicious about a piece of bread, whether you have it neat (by itself) or accompanied with a meal or even as part of a meal (think, sandwich), the creation of bread is quite a science. Each culture has its own version varying in shape, size, and taste, but no matter where you are, you can usually find some kind of bread at the table. Continue reading “An A-Z of Breads From Around The World”
Greetings are tricky. Especially if you travel or move a lot across the world. Every country has its own way of greeting and it also varies depending on your relationship to the person and the gender of the person. It’s good to learn beforehand how greetings are commonly done whenever you travel or move to a different country. Continue reading “A Global Guide To Handshakes”
I feel like knowing how to order a beer anywhere in the world is ESSENTIAL information that everyone needs to know, am I right? Okay, maybe not, but it’s still very good information to have, and 17 countries is a great place to start (note the sarcasm), because you’re going to be traveling to that many countries in the near future, right? It only took me 27 years to get to 20 of them. But there are people who travel to over 30 countries in one year… so it’s totally possible. Continue reading “How To Order a Beer In 17 Different Countries”
The idea of travelling and living abroad is no longer a once in a lifetime experience, young travellers are spending time in foreign countries more than ever; everyone wants to be a location independent, a digital nomad. You might even begin to feel like an outsider in your own native country, getting accustomed to new habits from traveling internationally. But you may also be taken aback for the ways of some other cultures. Continue reading “Which Country Fits Your Manners?”
When traveling, trying out the street foods is a great way to learn and soak in the culture of a place. You often find the locals selling and buying in these markets or stalls or stands, taking a quick sweet or savoury bite to go. It’s also very economical if you’re on a budget! Just make sure to try to be as hygienic as possible to avoid getting sick. Tip: if the same person is handling food and money, skip that place. Continue reading “Around The World In 20 Street Foods”
Most of us know ramen in their convenient, quick, and tasty instant form. But the ramen culture has been intensifying since the 1950s. In Japan, they even have a term: “ramen otaku” for those who dedicate time, document, and blog about their ramen experiences.
Ramen is loved across the world and it could be because of its satisfying slurp and the only way to eat them, or the combination of flavours and wide-range of ramen preparation. Whether you still eat thin noodles prepared in the microwave or have joined the many people who enjoy them at professional restaurant establishments, you may not know that there’s a wide variety of options available for you to even try at home. Continue reading “The Ultimate Ramen Cheat Sheet”