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Sala Thai, Maldives

Sala Thai, Maldives

May 2, 2022

A Thai restaurant owned by a German man in the capital of the Maldives? It might not sound like the right recipe, but Sala Thai has become one of Male's most respected restaurants, thanks to its founder's hard work. Thai chefs and Thai spices have been brought into the kitchen, resulting in tasty...

Sala Boutique Hotel, Maldives

Sala Boutique Hotel, Maldives

May 2, 2022

A pleasant place to stay in the Maldivian capital, Sala is a warm, welcoming boutique hotel with a robust breakfast that fuels you up for an entire day of exploration.

Abou El Sid, Egypt

Abou El Sid, Egypt

December 16, 2021

One of Cairo's most entrancingly atmospheric restaurants, transporting customers to a colourfully sultry, shadow-swathed cavern of mystery and mystique. The food feels like a throwback to another time too - fattah meat and rice with crispy bread and garlicky tomato gravy, molokheya leaves with ra...

Le Foundouk, Marrakesh

Le Foundouk, Marrakesh

October 20, 2021

Deep in the soulful souks of Marrakesh's magical medina, Le Foundouk puts a sophisticated spin on Moroccan produce - spirited salads of local goat cheese with luscious argan oil and tomatoes, saffron-spiced leg of lamb confit with sweet and salty quinces, and contemporary-minded sweet temptations...

Peck, Milan

Peck, Milan

October 16, 2021

Peck offers the opportunity to sample plenty of traditional Milanese favourites in one place: The city's thick and textured minestrone, crispy-tender mondeghili meatballs with chicory leaves, veal shank osso bucco with saffron risotto, and breaded veal cutlet. Enjoy with cheeses and wine from Ita...

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.