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Village Life, Bangladesh

Village Life, Bangladesh

July 12, 2021

Bangladesh's villages feel like a world away from the bustle of South Asia's crowded capitals, with a less frenetic way of life. If you get hungry, just head to the nearest fruit tree and find something ripe to snack on.

Nautika, Dubrovnik

Nautika, Dubrovnik

June 28, 2021

Nautika's boon is its peerless maritime view of the Dalmatian coast off the eighty-foot walls of Dubrovnik's old town - its kitchen isn't shabby either; order the Adriatic scallops with Istrian black truffle flakes and kale cakes; veal fillets with potato gratin, pea mousse and truffle essence; a...

Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzegovina

June 27, 2021

The historical fortress village of Pocitelj, built by a steep, rocky cliff, could be worth an afternoon's stop if you're wandering through Bosnia-Herzegovina - explore the medieval architecture while sampling the region's fruits & nuts, ice cream & wine.

Montserrat, Spain

Montserrat, Spain

June 19, 2021

  While visiting the Benedictine abbey of Monserrat, take time for a tasting of liqueurs made on this mountain, some fragrantly floral, others with nutty nuances of walnuts and macadamia.

Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe, Greenland

Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe, Greenland

June 7, 2021

  For a taste of Greenlandic fare, the Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe in Nuuk, one of the world's northernmost capitals, is popular with locals and visitors alike, serving up the likes of reindeer hot dogs; open sandwiches heaped with redfish and halibut; and tapas platters comprising everything fro...

Garantita, Algeria

Garantita, Algeria

June 4, 2021

An Algerian street-food staple, garantita is a savoury chickpea cake, spiced with cumin and harissa, stuffed in a sliced baguette, sold on corners all across Algiers, the country's capital - a basic but brilliantly tasty sandwich.

The Bar At Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, Mongolia

The Bar At Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, Mongolia

May 30, 2021

While visiting Mongolia's 40-metre-high Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, stop by the bar inside for a sip of the country's favourite vodka, the Chinggis.

Kung's Cafe, Laos

Kung's Cafe, Laos

May 26, 2021

At the end of a rustic residential laneway, Kung's Cafe is a charming retreat for a simple Laotian lunch of noodles or rice amid a leafy, hidden-secret setting filled with potted plants.

Dar Belhadj, Tunisia

Dar Belhadj, Tunisia

May 18, 2021

Housed in an atmospheric building that dates back over three centuries in Tunis' old town, Dar Belhadj promises classic Tunisian cuisine; try the osban, a large, gamy sausage stuffed with chopped lamb liver and heart - an acquired taste, but one that's typical of Tunisian special occasions.

Arabic Tea & Ayran, Saudi Arabia

Arabic Tea & Ayran, Saudi Arabia

May 14, 2021

Arabic hospitality is potent enough that strangers strolling by might be invited to enjoy a glass of hot tea or cool ayran yogurt beverage to refresh them before they continue their travels.

Kuwaiti Seafood

Kuwaiti Seafood

May 14, 2021

Kuwaitis love seafood, so it's easy to find the fresh catch from the Persian Gulf here, from the sea's signature fish of moist and flaky hamour to lobsters and prawns. 

Omani Seafood

Omani Seafood

May 13, 2021

Oman takes pride in the bounty of its waters - seafood is well-represented at Grand Millennium Muscat's Bahriyat restaurant, where guests take their pick of the market-fresh catch of the day, cooked in preparations like sardine risotto or simply grilled.

Omani Dates

Omani Dates

May 8, 2021

Could Oman's dates be the most delicious among all the Gulf nations? Very possibly - nectarous in taste, tender in texture, it might be impossible to stop eating at just one. Down with a date milkshake.

Sasazu, Slovakia

Sasazu, Slovakia

April 22, 2021

A somewhat surreal stop in Bratislava, Slovakia's capital, Sasazu specialises in Southeast Asian fusion curiosities - this could be the world's only restaurant for a pan-Asian recipe of Malaysian beef rendang and foie gras stuffed in Vietnamese rice paper rolls with Chinese Lao Gan Ma chilli sau...

Rumors Bar, Pearl Continental Lahore, Pakistan

Rumors Bar, Pearl Continental Lahore, Pakistan

April 21, 2021

Pakistan is a dry nation, with alcohol never served in any restaurants. Even full-fledged hotels like Pearl Continental Lahore offer no wine or beer in their eateries or for room service - instead, you'll find gin and beer only in PC's Rumors Bar, tucked discreetly on the hotel's second floor, ou...