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5 Unique & Authentic Bangkok Cooking Classes

unique & authentic cooking classes bangkok

If you are heading to Thailand for an unforgettable foodie experience – why not get in amongst the action and learn how to cook the dishes for yourself. You’ll be a hit with all your friends back home when you whip up delicious Thai food at dinner parties. And here’s a little secret….it’s not as hard as you might think! Here we have put together a list of the 5 Best …

Crete Food. Where Farm To Table Isn’t A Fad – It’s A Way Of Life

Crete food - farm to table in Greece

Farm To Table – It seems to be the latest slogan being thrown around in the foodie world a lot lately. What a crazy concept! In this day and age is it really bizarre to think that things we consume actually come from farms not supermarkets? We are so used to pre-packaged supermarket foods it would be interesting to see how many people know how a pineapple, or even okra …

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2 Dishes That Will Rock Your World In Georgia (Europe) – and where you can learn to make them!

What to eat in Georgia (Europe)

“No one is born a great cook , one learns by doing” Julia Childs It’s one of the traveling foodie experiences we love the most – cooking classes. What can possibly be better than learning from a professional cook or chef  how to make the local cuisine? It’s way up there on our ‘Must Do’ list in any country we visit….and Georgia was no different. We had been told about …

Nusa Dua: The Ultimate All Inclusive Bali Experience

All inclusive Bali. We head to Bali's luxury capital, Nusa Dua, to experience one of the best all inclusive resorts in Indonesia.

Honeymoon? Special romantic getaway? Or just looking to spoil yourself as part of your trip to Bali. Pristine luxury, convenience and an unforgettable all inclusive experience await you at Samabe Bali Suites & Villas. C’mon, you know you deserve it. We really try not to just write “hotel reviews” in the traditional sense. Typically, a hotel is a place to sleep (hopefully a great place to sleep!) and it’s really …

Best Cooking Class & Dining Gili Air, Indonesia

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We genuinely believe you can only really start to understand a country’s cuisine if you take a cooking class and see how the ingredients and spices are used together. So we get cooking! And of course, eating as we go dining Gili Air too. Gili Air Cooking Class Our teacher’s name was Pian. He has been one of the main tutors at the Gili Air Cooking Class since it opened. …

Romantic Getaways Sunshine Coast Hinterland (For Foodies!)

Romantic Getaways Sunshine Coast

Romantic Getaways Sunshine Coast: We headed to the Sunshine Coast hinterland for a romantic food & wine extravaganza of epically romantic proportions. Be warned! In this article there will be private cottages with spa bath lake views, and there will be a lot of cheese and wine. Because, seriously, cheese and wine for sunset on your very private balcony is totally romantic! Romantic Getaways Sunshine Coast: The Perfect Spa Balcony …

Prague Travel Tips: Food Fun Adventure in Prague

Prague Travel Tips: Food Fun Adventure in Prague

Prague – Oh Prague! We were told by so many that we would fall for this city – fall hard! Many have done so before us. And it is true, we were no exception to Prague’s enchanting spell. We discovered in this city all the things that make us go giddy – amazing unique food, it’s fair share of adventure and of course beer! When it comes to Prague, it’s …

Visiting Marrakech: Food Fun Adventure in Marrakech Morocco

best hotels Marrakech

Prepare your eyes for a visual feast. It’s hard to take it all in as you are bombarded by colors, fabrics and locally crafted metal and wood. Marrakech is one of the busiest cities in Morocco, Africa. It’s world famous for it’s maze like souks, fascinating handi crafts and due to many of the buildings being built in red sandstone, has the nickname “Red City”. Due to it’s popularity with tourists …

Essaouira Morocco – Food, Fun & Adventure (Our Essaouira Guide)

Essaouira Morocco. The unsung hero of the country. It’s not the first place you hear about when people talk about Morocco, it’s far more laid back and it does not have the typical chaos you’d associate with places like Marrakech. If you want a completely different Morocco experience and to feel a lot more like a local, this is currently the place to do it. But get here soon, the …

Discover the secrets of Italian cuisine, in Florence

I never order margarita pizza. Something about only putting 2 ingredients on a pizza makes me think “How Boring” and “What a waste of pizza base”. Surely, the cheese and tomato is the foundation for the other toppings? Surely, the pizza is not finished until more is added? But, our recent trip to Italy sort of screwed up all my pizza perceptions. In a good way. The Italians have sent …

Baan Thai Cooking Classes – Chiang Mai, Thailand

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They gave Tom a cleaver, what did they expect to happen?  Cooking up a storm at the Baan Thai Cooking School in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We are big foodies here at Five Dollar Traveller, and there is nothing like learning how to cook the local cuisine yourself! Don’t learn when you get home… learn from the locals and get to know the inside tips and tricks that make those special …