Street Food, Drinks, and Travel

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  • Not Riod Drink China
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    What is Rio Drink – China?

    What is Rio drink? The Rio Drink is a Chinese know off type brand of the alcopop family. Born to take on the might of Bacardi Breezer and the like it is now a mainstay of the Chinese “girly drink” scene. Here is the Rio Story. You have to give […] More

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    Will May Day be the same in Cuba?

    Will May Day be the same in Cuba? In case you missed it Cuba just announced some of the biggest changes in the country since the revolution. Essentially the whole economy is now open to private enterprise. Have they abandoned communism? Are they still socialist? Can I still shake my […] More

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    What is Special Brew?

    What is Special Brew? It is a super strength lager, famously drunk by alcoholics. It is not very nice, but it is also quite frankly an institution. This is the story of Special Brew What is Special Brew? Everyone now and again a site, sound, smell, or indeed taste can […] More

  • Brod Guide
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    The Great Brod Guide

    Brod is a hidden gem of the hidden gem of Kosovo. Here is the eating and drinking Brod Guide. Kosovo is a very controversial place. Home to people who consider themselves Albanian they were involved in a bitter war with Serbia. The west intervened and they became independent. This set […] More

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    Traveling Overland from Iran to Armenia (and street food)

    It is now almost 9 years since I was raveling Overland from Iran to Armenia. Formerly this was the edge of the Iron Curtain and a journey few had taken, certainly of the backpacking variety. The trip came about as we had just finished YPT’s second ever tour of Iran. […] More

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    What do you eat in Antarctica?

    What do you eat in Antarctica? Many years ago I was lucky enough to visit Antarctica with YPT. Should all things come to pass we will be going back there in 2022. You can read about our Antarctica Tour here. But what is the food like when you do an […] More

  • Hooters
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    Which countries do and don’t have Hooters?

    Which countries do and don’t have Hooters? Say what you want about them, but it is very much an institution, and not only an institution, but now a global phenomenon. Tacky? Sure, but also much like people used to read Playboy “for the articles” Hooters is somewhere people go “for […] More

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    Amazing Prahok – Khmer Classics

    Amazing Prahok. You have not been to Cambodia if you have not tried the fermented fish sauce. In fact if you have been here you have more than likely tried it whether you like it, or not! What is prahok? What is prahok? Prahok is fermented fish sauce. It is […] More

  • What is congee?
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    What is congee?

    What is congee? Previously I would have said my least favorite food in Asia, but the longer I stay here and the more congee is forced upon me, the more I have started to “accept it”. Note I am not yet saying “like”. What is Congee? Congee in its loosest […] More

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