Travel Food Atlas Blog

Welcome to the Travel Food Atlas blog, it’s great to have you here!

The Travel Food Atlas blog is an exploration of food in countries all around the world. From Africa to South America, with a stop off in Europe, discovering all about food, culture, cuisine, travel, recipes and delicacies.

We hope to showcase some of the weird and wonderful things they eat in different countries around the world and we hope it inspires you to follow us throughout the journey. Whether it’s from the depths of Asia, the beautiful Oceanic islands, or the diverse North America, the world is full of incredible cultural delights and we hope you enjoy experiencing it as much as we do.

Travelling around the world, tasting the delicious cuisines of local cultures, we hope you will follow along with us on Facebook or Twitter, it’s really great to have you along for the ride!

Malawi Nsima Recipe & Everything You Must Know

Malawi Nsima Recipe & Everything You Must Know

If there’s one place that deserves to be called the Warm Heart Of Africa, it’s Malawi. Unlike the more westernized countries in Africa, Malawi is somewhat untouched by external culture; which makes for a very unique tourist destination. Wildlife reserves, tea plantations, beautiful scenery, and…..…

Panamanian Cuisine: 13 Most Incredible Panama Foods To Try

Panamanian Cuisine: 13 Most Incredible Panama Foods To Try

You might be dying go to Panama for the famous Panama Canal, or Bocas Del Toro, or the San Blas Islands. We’ll warn you beforehand, though. There’s one thing you absolutely won’t see coming. And it’s the exquisite Panamanian food!   When it comes to food,…

9 Foods of Botswana You Must Try:  Botswanan Traditional Cuisine

9 Foods of Botswana You Must Try: Botswanan Traditional Cuisine

Botswana might just be Africa’s most tourist-friendly country. Welcoming people, remote lodges, exceptional wildlife viewing and, most importantly, food that you’ll never experience elsewhere! Now, we won’t just sugarcoat things here. Botswanan food isn’t for the faint of heart! You’ll find here cuisine that’s made…

Fruit Bat Soup: The Traditional Palau Delicacy

Fruit Bat Soup: The Traditional Palau Delicacy

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they say. And that’s exactly what you’ll think after trying Palau’s famed delicacy – Fruit Bat Soup. This is truly one of the weirdest foods eaten around the world. Served in a large bowl with a delicious…

A Guide To Māori Hāngī: New Zealand

A Guide To Māori Hāngī: New Zealand

Hāngī is a dish cooked in an earth oven by the Māori people of New Zealand, typically containing a variety of meats and vegetables. We were so lucky on our trip to be able to spend time with a group of Māori people who looked…

Australian Anzac Biscuits: History & Recipe

Australian Anzac Biscuits: History & Recipe

Anzac biscuits are one of those sweet treats that just defines Australia due to its rich history and continued adoration by the population. If you’re Australian and just want to find out the history of Anzac biscuits or you’re planning a big Aussie vacation, it’s…

9 Traditional Chilean Foods & Dishes You Have To Try

9 Traditional Chilean Foods & Dishes You Have To Try

Chilean food is as diverse as its coastline along the Pacific Ocean! Chile is interesting due to the length of the country meaning it is home to a range of different soil types, climates, and ecosystems which all contribute to a variety of incredible dishes,…

12 Best Traditional Moroccan Dishes & Foods You Must Try

12 Best Traditional Moroccan Dishes & Foods You Must Try

Moroccan cuisine is an incredible melting pot of spices, meats and influences from Arabic and Mediterranean countries. Walking through markets in any Moroccan city you will find a huge array of colorful spices, herbs, street food stalls and aromas that will make you fall in…

Chinese Bird’s Nest Soup  Delicacy: Facts, Benefits, Price & Recipe

Chinese Bird’s Nest Soup Delicacy: Facts, Benefits, Price & Recipe

If you’ve ever come across any mention of the famed Chinese Delicacy Bird’s Nest Soup you’ve probably heard all kinds of good things about it. It’s good for infants, prevents you from falling sick, excellent for pregnant women, (is this the elixir to immortality?!)…..the list…

8 Delicious, Traditional Hispanic Soups To Try This Winter

8 Delicious, Traditional Hispanic Soups To Try This Winter

Hispanic cuisine undoubtedly boasts some of the most flavorful dishes in the world. And Hispanic soups are no exception! Traditional Hispanic soups contain a myriad of unique ingredients. Offal meats like beef tongue, oxtail, and tripe are often used in Hispanic meals and bring them…

12 Best German Dishes: Traditional Food of Germany

12 Best German Dishes: Traditional Food of Germany

Not many people think of Germany as a country with a rich foodie history, especially when compared to Italian or Asian cuisines for example. But you might be surprised to find there is definitely a distinctive foodie culture in Germany with some real delicious dishes…

Traditional Filipino Food: 11 Best Foods To Eat In The Philippines

Traditional Filipino Food: 11 Best Foods To Eat In The Philippines

Tourists and travellers head for the Philippines, not just for those amazing islands or smouldering volcanoes or those emerald rice fields. Well, they also come here to enjoy the exciting Filipino food made of wonderful flavors. (And no, we’re not talking about the infamous Tamilok…

Taiwanese Food: 11 Most Popular Dishes Of Taiwan

Taiwanese Food: 11 Most Popular Dishes Of Taiwan

I’m going to start this post by saying I LOVED Taiwan. The people, the culture and of course, the outstanding Taiwanese food! I recently travelled to Taiwan to discover the cuisine I had heard so much about. It’s such a small country but let me…

Maltese Cuisine: 7 Traditional Dishes of Malta

Maltese Cuisine: 7 Traditional Dishes of Malta

The island of Malta is a magical place, not only because of its unique island scenery, but also because of the incredible food it has to offer. However, if you’re visiting as a tourist and eating at some of the local restaurants, there’s a chance…

Surströmming: The Swedish Stinky Fish Delicacy

Surströmming: The Swedish Stinky Fish Delicacy

Surströmming is a traditional Swedish, stinky, fermented herring fish delicacy stored in a tin. People are most familiar with the its title of ‘the smelliest food in the world’ – although possibly Greenlandic Kiviak could give it a run for its money! Knives, shampoo, lighter…

Traditional Scottish Food: 7 Best Dishes Of Scotland

Traditional Scottish Food: 7 Best Dishes Of Scotland

When you think of countries with great culinary traditions, Scotland probably isn’t one of the first places that comes to mind. But Scottish cuisine actually has a long tradition of yummy and interesting foods which are every bit as exciting to sample as its sweeping…

Traditional Nigerian Food: 13 Popular Dishes Of Nigeria

Traditional Nigerian Food: 13 Popular Dishes Of Nigeria

I don’t think the world has fully woken up to the amazing, rich cuisine of Nigeria which I would consider to be one of the absolute best in Africa. Whilst there are many other African countries that share similar traditions and recipes, Nigeria is the…

American Cuisine: 9 Traditional Foods of the USA

American Cuisine: 9 Traditional Foods of the USA

If you have been following this blog for a while you will have no doubt discovered some of the more bizarre foods the USA has to offer. You might have stumbled upon the deep-fried butter recipe or alligator kebabs for example. But aside from the…