Beyond the soaring stone walls of the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish hunger for haggis, never more evident than during Burns Night celebrations, there is something else which forms a large part of Scotland’s cultural identity: Scotch whisky. The first records of whisky distillation in Scotland date back to 1494 and it was originally used […]
“After the first glass [of absinthe] you see things as you wish they were. After the second you see them as they are not. Finally you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.” – Oscar Wilde. Also known as la fée verte (the green fairy), playwright […]
Argentina’s national drink, mate (pronounced mah-tay), has “the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate”, yet it’s a drink which is not exactly adored by everyone. Distinctive and slightly bitter, mate is an acquired taste which, after drinking, you may not want to acquire at all. Mate does, however, […]
Coffee was introduced to Vietnam by the French in the 19th century. And although Vietnamese coffee can be considered obscure, the country is actually the second largest coffee producer in the world. Vietnam happens to have an ideal topography for growing various species of coffee including Robusta, Arabica, Catimor, and Excelsa. Thus, there’s more freedom […]
What is Travel Gluttons?
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.