Tasting Turkmenistan

What can you expect travelling in Turkmenistan as far as food is concerned? Well, it’s still Central Asia and so the staples that are popular elsewhere in the region are as always easy enough to find. If you fancy plov, shashlik or some sort of dumplings, you’ll be well looked after in Turkmenistan. Here’s a rough summary for you of the places I ate at and the things I ate.

Tasting Surfer’s Paradise – Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant

Howdy all and welcome to another ‘Tasting’ blog where I go as foodie as I get. Today’s review is of a restaurant I visited a couple of months back now in Surfer’s Paradise. As soon as I realised there was a well-regarded Persian restaurant in the centre of Surfer’s, I knew I would have to …

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A Night Out in Northcote

Last week it was time to hit the town and head out into Melbourne for dinner and a show. Nothing’s better than dinner and a show, right? I was lucky enough to have won two tickets to see ‘Behind the Seams’ at the Wesley Ann in Northcote, featuring two musical acts interspersed with some improvisation. …

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Japan Survival Guide Point 4 – Food and grocery shopping.

So, you’re coming to live in Japan. You’re going to teach English probably, and you’ll have your own apartment and quite often you’ll be cooking for yourself. What’s that like? What is Japanese food like and what are my choices when I eat out? These are all important questions. Let’s start with self-catering and seamlessly …

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