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About Terence Carter

Professional travel/food editorial/commercial photographer and food and travel writer based in Asia. His photography and writing assignments has seen him visit over 70 countries. Has authored some 40 guidebooks for Lonely Planet, DK, Footprint, Rough Guides, Thomas Cook, and AA Guides. Photography has appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Feast, Delicious, National Geographic Traveller, Wanderlust, Get Lost, Travel+Leisure Asia, DestinAsian, Four Seasons Magazine, Fah Thai, Sawasdee and many more.

Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe – How to Make the Perfect Mash

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This creamy mashed potatoes recipe makes our favourite comfort food side dish. Serve with a great steak, such as cote de boeuf, a classic roast chicken, some lovely sausages, or a crispy skinned fish fillet. It’s the perfect accompaniment. I had many people ask for my creamy mashed potatoes recipe after seeing the mash potatoes ...

Classic Cookbooks for Serious Cooks – My Desert Island Cookbooks

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These classic cookbooks for serious cooks are the kinds of culinary tomes I'd like to see under my Christmas tree if I didn't already own them. If your loved-one relishes cooking five-course meals, pounding curry pastes from scratch and making their own charcuterie, these are the cookbooks to buy them. Classic cookbooks for serious cooks ...

Christmas Gifts for Travel Photographers and Travellers Who Love Photography

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Gifts for travel photographers and travellers who love photography may seem dull to the gift giver looking for something special. But for photographers – professional and amateurs – who shoot a tonne of photos when they travel, these practical photo accessories will be greatly appreciated. A travel photographer always has a wish list. It doesn't matter whether ...

How to Get Paid to Travel the World as a Travel Writer

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How to Get Paid to Travel the World as a Travel Writer was the title of a recent promotional email that landed in our in boxes. It was impossible to ignore for two travel writers who have been paid to travel the world for close to two decades. After the first couple of paragraphs we ...

How to Review Restaurants Like a Professional Restaurant Critic

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How to review restaurants like a professional restaurant critic isn’t a post I envisaged ever writing here — it's the sort of thing Lara covers in our food and travel writing retreats — however, comments by a journalist and foodies we met on our recent Melbourne trip demonstrated there was a need. Everyone’s a critic ...

What To Do If You’re Unhappy With Your Restaurant Meal

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What to do if unhappy with your restaurant meal depends what was wrong. Whatever you do, don’t sit there and stew in silence, composing a Trip Advisor review. Speak up and let them the manager know. You may leave having had a better time than if you hadn't complained. As travel writers who wrote guidebooks ...

Should Selfie Sticks Be Banned at Angkor Wat?

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Should selfie sticks be banned from Angkor Wat? What do you think? We think they should be banned in precious heritage sites and there’s never been a greater urgency to ban them at Angkor Wat and the other Angkor Archaeological Park temples. Or has there? Should selfie sticks be banned from Angkor Wat? Every time ...