007 Are you a scam magnet? And Varanasi, India (podcast)

Tommo Travel Freedom Podcast

Varanasi, India Podcast Episode 007: Are you a scam magnet? And we visit Varanasi, India Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @5dollartravel [tweetthis]My comment is…[/tweetthis] What do you want in the …

7 Photos to inspire you to visit Indias southern tip: Kanyakumari

Tommo Photo Inspiration

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Taj mahal with goat herder

Survive India! 12 India travel tips every visitor should know

Tommo Travel Tips

Travelling budget in India is a shitstorm. It’s sad to say, but for all the amazing things you’ll experience in India, the amount of negative things you’ll have to deal with on a daily basis can be overwhelming. If you are travelling cheap, and backpacking India, like we did, then you’ll be getting the real local experience. Not the positive cultural one that we normally, actively seek out in most …

Best books to read about india

Eat Pray Love Sucks: Read These Books About India Instead

Megsy Travel Tips

Julia Roberts travels to India and basically does nothing. Boring. When I arrived in the crazy country that is India in early March 2014, I quickly realised that I had really no idea what this country was about – at all. The only book I had read about India was Eat Pray Love – and seriously Eat Pray Love sucks. I hated it so much I can’t believe I actually managed …

Lamb Brains Curry, Delhi, India

Eating Lamb Brains Curry in Delhi, India (w/Video)

Tommo Food, Tommo-Eats-Something-Terrible, Video Blogs

It’s time for some zombie food! At some point in your life, as a carnivore, you’ve probably eaten brains. You might not have known about it. You might not want to think about it. But reconstituted meat, burgers, hot dogs… who knows what goes into them! If you are Scottish, you’ve almost certainly chowed down on some mind-meat. There is a difference from eating brains ground with other meat and …

How to Get Your India Visa in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Megsy Travel Tips

What’s the process? How easy is it? When we started looking up how to apply for our Indian Visa in Phnom Penh, many travel forums spoke of large difficulties in processing. Having to resubmit paperwork due to small errors or pay for the embassy staff to make the changes. Uncertainty on whether you can can apply for the full 6 month visa rather than being penalised with only 3 months, …

A Crash Course on the Food of Liguria, Italy’s Sleepy Seaside Region

Staff Food

As borders start to reopen, avid travelers are probably already on the hunt for their next destination — well, we might have the answer for you, right here. The Italian province of Liguria is a paradise with the warmest turquoise waters and scenery lined with the most striking, jagged mountains. It is also home to Genoa, one of Italy’s largest harbor cities. Beautiful little fishing villages like Portofino and Cinque …

14 Best Places to Go in Vancouver

Staff Uncategorized

A Food Fun Travel Guest Post According to tourists who have visited Vancouver at least once, it’s an incredibly green, clean, multicultural, and cosmopolitan city that gives the impression of a calm and quiet haven where you want to spend your whole life. The historical heritage of Vancouver is not very huge; however, this is bolstered by awesome parks, lounge areas, theaters, cultural and historical museums. Here you will never …

Benefits of Food Franchises in 2021 and Beyond

Staff Food

A Food Fun Travel Guest Post The Covid-19 crisis forever changed the way in which the food industry operates. Rather than being down in the doldrums though, the sector has rebounded impressively with enormous opportunities now presenting themselves for those considering investing in a food franchise.The breadth of food franchises UK is as extensive as any menu with modes of preparation, delivery, and service as varied as the dishes you …

The Dream Menu

Megsy The Dish Podcast

In this double episode, we create our dream menus – A full 4 course meal made up of the best dishes we’ve ever eaten after traveling to 95 countries. Our dream menu special – celebrating reaching our 50th episode of The Dish podcast, is a homage to one of our favourite food comedy podcasts, Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster. On their show, they are joined each week …

Kerala Food: 8 Kerala Dishes

Kerala Food: 8 Kerala Dishes Worth Traveling For (Human By Nature)

Megsy Food

Kerala food is unlike any Indian food you’ll find at your local take away. Many people are yet to discover the traditional food of Kerala and that’s why we are sharing 8 Kerala Dishes Worth Traveling For, that will get your taste buds singing! South India, in particular the region of Kerala, has its own unique style of cuisine that you might not be aware of. While the North of …

History of Piri Piri Chicken

Megsy Food History, The Dish Podcast

In this article and podcast – the history of piri piri chicken, one of the world’s most popular spicy grilled chicken dishes. From it’s origins, to modern chain restaurant success as part of the Nando’s restaurant chain. Who invented the original piri piri sauce? And how did that become piri piri chicken and part of an international craze. Plus, the best piri piri chicken is certainly not at Nandos… We …