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.

  • Shisha at the Souq

    Smoking a shisha, and watching the Arab world go by in Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar. ...

  • The Milk Alchemist

    Learning to make ghee and Indian sweets with Manick, a tea stall owner in Kolkata, India. ...

  • Paprika is the New Red

    I like to say that Scotland's moisture-drenched moss gave me green. Yesterday, Hungary gave me red. ...

  • Farewell to Southeast Asia

    After five countries in four months, it's time for the Backpack Foodie to leave Southeast Asia. Here...

  • I’m a Travel Blog Dork!

    A big thank you to the awesome Off-Track Planet for making me an official Travel Blog Dork! I am hon...

Black Coffee, No Barcode

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

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