, Laos, Don Khong island
The major discussion during today was the name of these roasted bugs offered to us as a snack on a ferry from Don Khong island. READ MORE »
Laos, Don Khong island
Having visited an early morning market and passing by a Laotian house, I've had a conversation. Since my part is not so interesting, I'll present excerpts of my counterpart:
- "Snake good eat, like chicken, but better" READ MORE »
, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Even if we are resting after three days tour all around temples of Angkor, it does not mean that there are no interesting things to discover, but on a smaller scale. READ MORE »
Southeast Asia is a fruit paradise. There are often times when we drop by a small family owned stall on the street and ask for a fruit shake. They ask "which one", presenting a list of some 20 varieties.
It is difficult to choose, as half of it is unknown, and even with a known part there is a problem, since all of them are very tasty. READ MORE »
We, representatives of Western culture, do not have a habit of eating food, prepared on the street.
There are a few exceptions, like fast food, or small snacks, but eating a full dinner on the street does not seem neither attractive, nor hygienic. So we usually head on to a restaurant or at least a cafe to please our tongues' taste receptors. READ MORE »
Though Dalat'ians do not eat cherries, they utilize strawberries fully. They not only eat it raw, but also make jam, wine, licquer, candy and whatnot.
Oh, and avocado ice cream is now officially our favourite. READ MORE »
There is approximately 30% probability that you'll get one of those Italian style coffee cups in Vietnam.
The principle is simple - grinded coffee and hot water are placed in an upper chamber, from where the ready drink is slowly filtering its way through small holes to the cup below.
The upgraded versions have a bowl with hot water below the cup, so the coffee does not cool down in the process.
Despite a clunky description, it's very cozy to drink from such cups. And the coffee is usually good too, except that if you want to drink it with milk, they only have it condensed. READ MORE »
A different Vietnam, at last!
Sun and seafood on the beach. One kilo of the lobster that is pictured, four people, happy stomachs, 9 EUR. READ MORE »
While waiting for the shuttle to take us further to Central Vietnam, after sleepless night in the previous bus and two non-stop screaming girls, we discovered delicious Hue’s cuisine: ban bo – steamed rice-flour cake with ground shrimps (small round in the cups); nem lui – roll-em-yourself spring-roll kebabs with peanut sauce and great vegetables. READ MORE »