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Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Ot Tuong Trieu Phat

Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Ot Tuong Trieu Phat

Hoi An chilli sauce or Hội An tương ớt is an indispensable condiment in Central Vietnam‘s UNESCO World Heritage listed town, used on Hoi An specialties, from the charming port’s legendary cao lau noodles to its famous banh mi Vietnamese sandwich. Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Hoi...
Dispelling Cambodian Cuisine Myths — It’s Not ‘Mild Thai’!

Dispelling Cambodian Cuisine Myths — It’s Not ‘Mild Thai’!

Dispelling Cambodian cuisine myths seems to have become our part-time occupations. Not that we mind. No other Southeast Asian cuisine is so misunderstood and so under-appreciated — nor deserving of more attention. Let’s set a few things straight. Most visitors to Cambodia’s Siem Reap that we meet...
Why You Should Avoid Over-Hyped Must-Do Eateries

Why You Should Avoid Over-Hyped Must-Do Eateries

Avoid over-hyped must-do eateries, and we’re damned if we do, damned if we don’t as travel writers. But these over-exposed eateries, whether street food stalls or fine dining restaurants end up being the most disappointing. And nobody wants a bad meal when they travel. Ever...
Cambodia Creative Retreats and Culinary Tours 2017 and 2018 Dates

Cambodia Creative Retreats and Culinary Tours 2017 and 2018 Dates

Come eat, cook, get creative, and explore Angkor Wat on our deliciously enriching 9-night and 10-night Cambodia trips. Our 2017 Cambodia creative retreats and culinary tours are almost full but we’re extending our offer of discounts on some trips to lock bookings off on those ASAP. We’ve also added 2018...
A Local Guide to Eating Out in Georgetown, Penang

A Local Guide to Eating Out in Georgetown, Penang

Our local guide to eating out in Georgetown Penang, came from the most unlikely of sources and in the most charming of forms – a good, old-fashioned, hand-written letter from Madeleine, the mother of the owner of our hotel. If you’re a regular Grantourismo reader...
The Best Siem Reap Cambodian Restaurants – Our Picks

The Best Siem Reap Cambodian Restaurants – Our Picks

Best Siem Reap Cambodian restaurants include everything from home-style cooking in a traditional wooden house to contemporary experiments in Cambodian-European fusion. They’re not on Pub Street and most aren’t on Trip Advisor’s top ten, but here’s where you’ll sample the best Cambodian food in Siem Reap. Best...
Come Eat With Us On A Cambodia Culinary Tour in October 2016

Come Eat With Us On A Cambodia Culinary Tour in October 2016

Cambodia Culinary Tour? That’s right! In addition to our Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreat we’re offering a Cambodia Culinary Tour from 23-31 October 2016 in Siem Reap and Battambang and we still have spots left. We’re exploring Cambodian cuisine and culture at a deeper level and...
Cambodia Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreat

Cambodia Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreat

Our Cambodia Travel and Food writing and Photography Retreat will take place in Cambodia from 1-10 October 2016 in Siem Reap and Battambang. We’ll be exploring Cambodian cuisine and culture and getting creative and we’d love you to join us. Note: This travel and food writing and...