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!

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…

Best Things To Do, See & Eat In Munich

Best Things To Do, See & Eat In Munich

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…

Mimo San Sebastian Cooking Class: A Review

Mimo San Sebastian Cooking Class: A Review

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…

5 Utterly Unique Foods To Try In Australia

5 Utterly Unique Foods To Try In Australia

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…

Uruguayan Food: 13 Must-Try Popular Dishes From Uruguay

Uruguayan Food: 13 Must-Try Popular Dishes From Uruguay

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…

Tamilok Woodworm: A Delicacy From The Philippines

Tamilok Woodworm: A Delicacy From The Philippines

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…

Visiting Berlin Travel Tips & Hacks (On A Budget)

Visiting Berlin Travel Tips & Hacks (On A Budget)

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…

Countries with the Highest Meat Consumption Infographic

Countries with the Highest Meat Consumption Infographic

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…

Traditional British Foods: 10 Must-Try British Dishes

Traditional British Foods: 10 Must-Try British Dishes

British food sometimes has a bad reputation for and, let’s face it, it’s no Italy or Japan for a foodie destination. But when it comes to British cuisine, you might be surprised at some of the incredibly tasty and warming traditional dishes from throughout the…

The Must-Try Oyster Experience On Miyajima Island

The Must-Try Oyster Experience On Miyajima Island

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,…

What Christmas dinner looks like around the world [In Pictures]

What Christmas dinner looks like around the world [In Pictures]

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: The Bizarre Greenland Inuit Delicacy

Kiviak: The Bizarre Greenland Inuit Delicacy

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…

15 Weirdest Foods Around The World

15 Weirdest Foods Around The World

Weird, strange and interesting foods are what we live for here at Travel Food Atlas. If there is an odd, bizarre, gross or disgusting food being eaten in some culture in some country anywhere in the world, we will be there to document it! We…