Knives, shampoo, lighter fluid, weapons, Surströmming. What do all these things have in common? Well all of them are banned from being taken on an airplane. So what makes Swedish delicacy Surströmming as dangerous to passengers health as a knife wielding maniac? That would be […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Since I’m living in Berlin I decided to make it my personal mission to actually see as much as Germany as I possibly can. There are loads of great places to go in Germany and I wasn’t sure where to start. I knew I wanted […]
The San Sebastian Mimo Cooking School‘s Michelin Star Secrets Cooking Class lets you delve deeper into the culinary world. Trained Chefs often take this class as a refresher or for creative inspiration. From the moment you enter the class, you think WOW! The aesthetics of […]
Although Australia may seem like a million miles away, culturally it’s not that different to most western countries. Australian cities are a melting pot of cultures, particularly South-East Asian, and so there is a huge selection of authentic and delicious cuisine at your disposal. That […]
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Traditional Uruguayan food is so vastly underrated and exciting! There are so many dishes to explore, each with an amazing heritage and history. I’ll be completely honest and say I expected the food to be fairly bland. But after trying a few of the local […]
The Tamilok Woodworm delicacy, straight out of the Philippines. Undoubtedly a food for the adventurous traveller! Hungry? No me neither! Ok this is going to be up there with one of the weirdest foods we’ve found, along with the likes of Sheep’s Head, Bull Testicles, Kiviak, Guinea Pig and […]
I’ve lived in Berlin for nearly a year now and before then I was visiting Berlin quite regularly. It’s a city I love and have discovered exactly how to travel to Berlin on a budget, whilst still having an amazing time! I came to Berlin […]
Without a doubt the world consumes an unimaginable amount of meat. With global populations increasing global meat consumption is also on the rise presenting big challenges for how to deal with this problem. Data from the OECD shows which countries eat the most meat per […]
Britain sometimes has a bad reputation for food and, let’s face it, it’s no Italy or Japan for a foodie destination. And when sampling the foods of Europe, you probably wouldn’t have high expectations for the UK. But when it comes to British cuisine, there […]
Whether you are in Hiroshima for a day trip or longer, Miyajima Island is an absolute must-see. Whilst Miyajima is more commonly known for the Torii Gate and Itsukushima Shrine, there are various reasons to visit. Such as the friendliest deer you will ever meet, […]
Most of us indulge in the same Christmas dinner and traditions every year without giving it a second thought to changing them. We wouldn’t dream of not savouring our favourite festive dinner every year that we all know and love! But you may or may […]
Kiviak (sometimes spelled Kiviaq) is quite possibly one of the strangest, most bizarre delicacies eaten anywhere in the world. A traditional dish eaten in Greenland by inuits during the winter period, particularly over Christmas, Kiviak consists of hundreds of dead auk birds stuffed into a dead seal […]
Weird, strange and interesting foods and delicacies are what we live for here at Travel Food Atlas. If there is an odd, bizarre, gross or disgusting recipe being eaten in some culture in some country anywhere in the world, we will be there to document […]
Everybody start panicking! The avocado shortage is here and prices of the popular green fruit (yes it’s a fruit), are going sky-rocket as the quality and supply begin to diminish. it’s all down to a price dispute between packing companies and the producers in the […]