Traditional Japanese food or washoku is characterized by its sense of balance, aesthetics, and the seasonality and freshness of its ingredients. Rice is a staple dish in Japanese cuisine, and to a lesser extent, so are noodle dishes like soba and udon.
Like many of the Mediterranean cuisines, Greek food was shaped by the “Mediterranean Triad” of olives, grains, and grapes. These staple crops formed the foundation of traditional Greek cuisine.
According to some Portuguese locals, if you were to represent Portuguese cuisine with just one dish, then that dish would have to be cozido a portuguesa. It’s a type of traditional Portuguese boiled meal made with a wide variety of meats, smoked sausages, vegetables, and spices.
Toledo is an historic city overlooking the Tagus River in Castilla-La Mancha. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a long and colorful history dating back over two millennia.
With the help of my Shanghainese colleagues, I’ve compiled a list of 25 things to eat in Shanghai that we love, for food pilgrims to experience what eating is like in our city.
So special is the food in Nagoya that they even have a specific term for it. They call it Nagoya meshi, which roughly translates to “Nagoya food” or “Nagoya cuisine”. It’s a way of acknowledging the city’s unique regional cuisine regarded as one of the best in Japan.
Seoul is a massive city. It has one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the world. There’s a lot to see and do in Seoul but thankfully, the city has an efficient and extensive metro system that makes sightseeing a breeze.
A lot of people know about Nami Island and the DMZ but there are many other day trip destinations in South Korea that aren’t as well known. If you need help putting together your Seoul itinerary, then listed in this article are 18 of the best day trips you can make from the city.
Angkor Wat is the biggest religious monument in the world and the main reason why people visit Siem Reap. With its five intricately-carved spires, it’s an impressive sight and is just one of several temples you can explore in Angkor Archaeological Park.
Kyoto served as Japan’s capital for over a thousand years. Many today still regard Kyoto as Japan’s cultural and historical center, home to over a thousand temples and gardens that have earned it a reputation for being the country’s most beautiful city.