People in Korea like their pork belly a lot. And they call it samgyeopsal (삼겹살). Literally, it means “three (삼) layered (겹) flesh (살)”. It is like your regular bacon only cut much thicker. Samgyeopsal is very popular and is almost always present in group dinners. As unique as the cut of samgyeopsal is, so […]
Barbados is said to be the culinary capital of the Caribbean. Thus, it doesn’t come as a surprise that it is the home of one of the most anticipated epicurean events of the year: the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival. Every November, since 2010, big names in the food, wine, and rum industries […]
If Christians have Christmas as one of their biggest and most important celebrations, the Hindus have Diwali or Deepavali (literally translates to ‘illumination’). And just like Christmas-a holiday observed all over the world even by non-Christians, Diwali is also celebrated across the globe and is becoming mainstream. Because Hinduism is the major religion in India, […]
London’s iconic establishment, Fortnum & Mason, has been a favorite spot for locals and tourists. Their store at 181 Piccadilly in St. James’s has been in operation since 1707. Over the years, it has preserved the English heritage and continues to exude a certain level of old-fashioned charm. No one can deny the appeal of […]
Why Go? Cebu, the Queen City of the South, is one of the major cities in the Philippines. It has everything you would expect from a metropolitan area. However, traffic here is significantly more bearable and life is neither too fast nor too slow. Also, the beaches and caves are only a few hours away […]
Singapore is widely known to be a melting pot of cultures. As diverse as the people living in it is the food. Eating is a way of life for the Singaporeans. And what better way to sample authentic local cuisines than in hawker centres. These open-air buildings are lined with food stalls serving tasty street […]
Balut is a delicacy in the Philippines and in other Asian countries, that often scares people away. After all, it is no less than a duck egg boiled with the embryo still alive inside. It may look like your regular white chicken egg on the outside, but don’t be fooled. Cracking one open will reveal […]
Travel Gluttons is about finding good local food around the world and understanding how to eat it.
We’re here to help make sure you don’t go hungry while travelling, to show you exactly how to tackle that unusual dish without looking like a fool, and to help you enjoy the culture of a location through its food.