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Best Phuket Cooking Classes Teaching Phuket Dishes

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The best Phuket cooking classes range from hands-on lessons in purpose-built cooking schools with dedicated instructors to chefs giving demo-style classes in the resort restaurant. You can learn Thai standards or you can ask cooking instructors to teach Phuket specialties. We’re pleased to see that cooking schools appear to be replacing spa treatments as one of ...

Things to Do in Siem Reap — From Village Tours to Cooking Classes

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Things to do in Siem Reap include everything from scrambling temples and cruising the floating villages to learning to cook Cambodian cuisine and indulging at super affordable spas. This is our hit list — a definitive list of our favourite things to do in Siem Reap. Despite all of the stories we’ve published on our adopted home, ...

Best Australian Indigenous Travel Experiences – From Bush Walks to Art Hikes

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The best Australian indigenous travel experiences offer the most enriching experience of the world’s oldest living culture. For many travellers, indigenous Australian tours become the most meaningful and memorable part of their Australia trip. If you haven't had an indigenous travel experience, make this the year you seek one out. Best Australian Indigenous Travel Experiences ...

Walk Along Doha Corniche, Qatar’s Stunning Waterfront Promenade

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A walk along Doha Corniche, the city's wonderful waterfront promenade, makes for a fabulous introduction to the city. One of the things we love most about the Qatar capital is its stunning location set around a turquoise bay. Doha’s name comes from the word ‘dohat’, which is Arabic for ‘bay’, so it makes sense to begin your ...

A Melbourne Cafe Culture Walk in the Land of the Long Flat White

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A Melbourne cafe culture walk to get a taste of Melbourne's coffee history should be high on your to-do list when you're in the Land of the Long Flat White, as we like to call our coffee mad country, Australia. Keen to explore more of world coffee capital Melbourne's cafe history, on our last trip back ...

Best Things to Do in Bali, from Rice Paddy Walks to Riding Mythical Waves

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The best things to do in Bali for us aren't the things you gawk at in tourism ads or highlight in travel guides. In keeping with our preference for the slow, the local and experiential, they're as low-key and laidback as strolls through rice paddies and learning to cook Balinese food. We loved the side of Bali that we experienced when we ...

Best Travel and Food Lenses for Nikon DX Cameras

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These are the best travel and food lenses for Nikon DX cameras. If you're serious about shooting travel and food, you'd be wise to spend a good proportion of your investment on lenses and these are a solid investment in a future in travel and food photography. In my recent post on the best camera and lens ...

Tropea, Calabria’s Positano of Southern Italy – A Tropea Walking Tour

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Tropea was the first town we fell head over heels in love with in Calabria. It’s known as ‘the Positano of Southern Italy’ because it’s breathtakingly beautiful. That means it’s also one of the most popular destinations in Calabria in summer, which is why autumn, spring and winter are wonderful times to go. Tropea, Calabria’s Positano ...

Best Camera and Lens for Travel and Food Photography

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Best camera and lens for travel and food photography? I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked what's my favourite camera and lens combination for shooting travel and food. Impossible to say before now, I'm relieved to let you know that I've finally found a camera and lens combination that I can thoroughly recommend. It’s been ...

Cambodia Creative Retreats and Culinary Tours 2019 and 2020 Dates

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Come eat, cook, get creative, and scramble Angkor Wat on our deliciously enriching Cambodia and Vietnam trips in 2019 and 2020. We're offering last minute discounts on some of our 2019 Cambodia creative retreats and culinary tours as we must close bookings and fill final spots very soon, and some early bird discounts on 2020 ...

World’s Best Food Destinations According to World’s Best Chefs

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These are the world’s best food destinations according to the world’s best chefs, the places they said provided their fondest food memories and favourite eating experiences, from markets they loved to memorable meals. These are the countries where the best chefs most love to eat. As the 2017 World's 50 Best Restaurants awards are rapidly approaching – they're being announced ...