The Backpack Foodie

The World, 2009-2011: Helene and I sold everything we owned, and in September 2009, we hit the road. The result was a year-long Slow trip filled with wonders, friendships, and delicious meals. Somewhere over a cup of coffee, the Way of Slow Travel was born.

  • Out of the Matrix, Into the Light

    We are more than our bank accounts. Let's see what happens when we act as human beings first, consum...

  • United in the Joy of Ice Cream

    Down Souq al-Hamadiyya in the Syrian capital of Damascus lies Bakdash: possibly the best ice cream i...

  • Bangkok at Street Level

    Raving about Bangkok's amazing street food scene, and seven tips to enjoy street food. ...

  • The Rice People

    In Chennai, South India, the Tamil reinvent rice into a variety of delicious, healthy dishes. ...

  • The Spirits of Indochina

    In Vientiane, Laos, the echoes of Indochina on the local food scene provide an opportunity to enjoy ...

Black Coffee, No Barcode

The story of Catfish Coffee Roasters, a local, socially responsible coffee roaster in Edmonton, Alberta.

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