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The Travel Food Atlas blog is an exploration of food in countries all around the world. We hope to showcase some of the incredible, delicious and wonderful things they eat in different countries around the world and we hope it inspires you to follow us throughout the journey.

Sudanese Food: 11 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Sudan

Sudan is a North African country, with a coast on the Red Sea, vast plains, and striking UNESCO world heritage sites. Sudan is home to over 200 ancient pyramids from as early as 2,500 BC, which is even more than can be found in its neighboring country, Egypt. The food of Sudan has multicultural influences, particularly …

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Luxembourgish Food: 14 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a small landlocked country located in northwestern Europe surrounded by Belgium, Germany and France. Its population is just over 600,000 and the main languages spoken are French, German, English and Luxembourgish (a German dialect mixed with French). Luxembourg’s landscape is made up mostly of countryside, forest and woodlands. The country is popular with …

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Rwanda Food: 7 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Rwanda

Rwanda is a landlocked country located in the Great Rift Valley, an area where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa meet. Considered to be one of Africa’s smaller nation states, Rwanda’s neighboring countries include Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also popular as the “land of a thousand hills, …

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Lithuanian Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Lithuania

Lithuania is a landlocked country in the heart of the Baltics, bordering Latvia, Poland and Belarus. Boasting outstanding architectural diversity, Lithuania is a home to scenic landscapes, abundant forests, flatlands, lakes and marches. The culture and art of Lithuania is heavily influenced by a centralized aristocratic catholic Poland. Top Dishes of Lithuania  Lithuanian dishes rely …

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Maldivian Food: 11 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of The Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is a chain of over one thousand tiny islands located in the Indian Ocean. Less than half of those islands are inhabited or used for tourism. Nearby is the Island of Sri Lanka and mainland India. With a population of just over 550,000 people, the country’s landscape is mostly flat, with …

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Laotian Food: 12 Must Try Traditional Dishes of Laos

Laos is a country in Southeast Asia, bordered by China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Famous for its beautiful scenery, rich history and impressive temples, Laos is becoming a popular tourist destination in Southeast Asia. Most Popular Laotian Dishes Laotian cuisine takes inspiration from Indian and Thai food, often with strong flavors and combining sweet, salty, …

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Icelandic Food: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Iceland

Iceland is an island in the very north of Europe, just south of the Arctic circle and Greenland, with cultural ties to Scandinavia. Home to some of the world’s most stunning natural beauty, Iceland is a volcanic island and one of the most popular places to see the northern lights. The legacy of the Viking …

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Cypriot Food: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Cyprus

Cyprus is an island country situated in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, south of the Anatolian Peninsula. The country is best known for the Limassol carnival, wreck diving, Haloumi cheese and its dessert wine (also known as Commandaria). The population of Cyprus is made up of two major ethnicities, including Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. Cypriot …

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Palestinian Food: 10 Must-Try Dishes of Palestine

Palestine is an area in the eastern Mediterranean region, including parts of contemporary Israel, the Palestinian territories of the Gaza Strip (along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) and the West Bank (west of the Jordan River). The area is considered a holy land in three of the world’s greatest religions: Christianity, Islam and Judaism.   …

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New Zealand’s Food: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of New Zealand

New Zealand is an island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is comprised of two major landmasses—the North Island and the South Island—and more than 700 small islands. The country is best known for its national rugby team, its native Maori culture, and its scenic landscape. The population of New Zealand is made …

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Yemeni Foods: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Yemen

Yemen is located in the Middle East at the Southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula. On its north is the country of Saudi Arabia and the country of Oman is located to its east. The west and south borders of Yemen are entirely coastal. The climate is dry, hot and humid. Over half of Yemen’s …

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Traditional Churrasco Recipe

Churrasco is a traditional South American barbecue technique where chops of beef, veal, lamb, pork and chicken are skewered and then grilled over a wood fire. It is a very popular dish in Brazil but is also a widely followed cooking method in many other countries, like Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Guatemala, Cuba …

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Latvian Food: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Latvia

Latvia is a country located in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is one of the Baltic states and is bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. The country also shares a maritime border with Sweden. Latvia is best known for its greenery, beautiful white sand beaches, unique wildlife, landscapes, Art Nouveau architecture and …

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Ukrainian Food: 7 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Ukraine

Ukraine is a country located in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by countries including Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova and has a coastline along the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. The country is best known for its amazing landscape, well-preserved culture and most importantly, its architecture. The population of Ukraine is …

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Moldovan Food: 12 Must Try Dishes of Moldova

Moldova is a country located in Eastern Europe, bordering Romania and Ukraine. A large percentage of the Moldovan population can be traced back to Romania, so traditional Moldovan culture has been heavily influenced by Romanian culture and history. Most Popular Moldovan Dishes Moldovan cuisine has been largely influenced by its surrounding countries in Eastern Europe, …

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Swiss Food: 9 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the smallest countries in Europe. It is landlocked by the countries of France, Germany, Austria and Italy, and is one of only two countries in the world with a square shaped flag. Approximately 8.5 million people live in Switzerland with about a quarter of the population being immigrants from surrounding countries. …

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Montenegrin Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Montenegro

Montenegro is a country located in South-eastern Europe, a part of the Balkans situated on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The country is bordered by Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Albania, Croatia, and also shares a maritime boundary with Italy. Montenegro is best known for its mountainous hinterland which perfectly nestles its deep canyons, …

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Stinking Toe Fruit (West Indian Locust Fruit)

Stinking Toe Fruit, also known as locust fruit or jatobá, is the fruit of the West Indian Locust, the largest tree in the Caribbean. A popular fruit throughout Latin America, it is known as Stinking Toe Fruit as its shape is similar to a big toe and its pungent smell is like a sweaty foot. …

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