Local Snacks and Street Life in Yangon

For travelers who want to sample local snacks, Yangon’s 19th Street in Chinatown is the place to go. Street vendors are always nearby selling their snacks while locals and foreigners alike are washing them down with glasses of local Myanmar beer.

Vietnam Snack Food in a Shell

A visit to one of the numerous snack restaurants serving the Vietnamese version of tapas opens a window to a remarkable experience combining both food and drink. While wandering along Ho Chi Minh City’s narrow streets, if you look closely at the trendy and crowded street food “restaurants” you will notice the low key bamboo […]

Saigon Street Food Tour

Vietnam has a well-known and well-deserved reputation for exquisite cuisine. Their traditional dishes are unique in flavor and freshness and surprising in variety. When it comes to local alcohol and snack foods, travelers to Vietnam must plan to spend at least an entire afternoon, ideally a day, exploring different places serving traditional dishes and drinks. So when […]

Phuket Mixer: Chalong Rum, Sugarcane & Lemon

Thailand is the world’s fourth largest producer of sugarcane, the raw material for rum. The Chalong Bay brand of rum is made with the finest selection of Thai sugarcane and centuries old French distillation methods. Chalong, translated as “celebration” in Thai, was aptly selected as the name of a product that has already won some […]