bringing you the world; food and culture, one step at a time

bringing you the world; food and culture, one step at a time

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10 Reasons to Join a Walking Tour Group

10 Reasons to Join a Walking Tour Group

It’s been more than a month since I visited Amsterdam. On my third day there, I decided to join a group walking tour of Amsterdam. It was free and the hostel I stayed at was one of the start points, so I thought, “hey, why […]

A Short Interview: Visiting The USA and Canada

A Short Interview: Visiting The USA and Canada

On the blog today we have with us Kemi aka Kemostic who will be telling us in frank and candid words about her visit to the USA and Canada during the summer. What was your first impression of New York City? New york is as […]

8 Mistakes Most People Make When Going Hiking

8 Mistakes Most People Make When Going Hiking

A hike is a long distance walk or trekking usually carried out in difficult, uneven terrain. I went hiking not too long ago and woke up the next morning feeling like an evil nurse had given me multiple injections in wrong locations on my buttocks. […]

Whatever Can Be Used to Make Jam Can be Used to Make Palinka?

Whatever Can Be Used to Make Jam Can be Used to Make Palinka?

Palinka is a hungaricum. Hungaricum: is an item or phenomenom  that is unique to Hungary and holds a special place in the hearts of many Hungarians. A few hungaricums I personally love include turo-rudi (chocolate filled with cottage cheese), paprika, dobostorta (chocolate sponge cake) and […]

11 Reasons You Should Never Visit Nigeria

11 Reasons You Should Never Visit Nigeria

  1. You do not like tropical countries. Sorry oh, we only have rainy season (wet season) and harmattan (dry season). Mangoes are more popular than apples here. 2. You do not appreciate good food, or food whose names you cannot pronounce, never mind that its […]

Rapunzel Style Hiking: Visit to Regec and Boldogko Castles

Rapunzel Style Hiking: Visit to Regec and Boldogko Castles

Don’t mind the title of the blog, its just since, well,  Rapunzel lived in a castle and I happened to go on a trip this weekend that required a little bit of hiking to get to the first castle. It was an early morning trip […]

Sunday, Sunday Special: Kashmir Indian Restaurant

Sunday, Sunday Special: Kashmir Indian Restaurant

Kashmir is probably the only Indian restaurant in the city of Debrecen, well if you know any other please do inform us 🙂 I’ve been there a few times and they are really good! oohh, I can’t wait to go India. Whether you’re in the […]

Wait, Are Nigerian Dishes ‘Spicy’ or ‘Peppery’?

Wait, Are Nigerian Dishes ‘Spicy’ or ‘Peppery’?

The Answer Is… Ever Wondered Where Nigerian Dishes Get Their ‘Spiciness’ From? Look no further, the answer is pepper. Pepper is to most Nigerians what cheese is to the french. My Dad even puts pepper in his sandwich, bread sandwich, I tell you. (was there […]

10 Fun facts you didn’t know about the Netherlands (and Amsterdam)

10 Fun facts you didn’t know about the Netherlands (and Amsterdam)

Holland is not synonymous with The Netherlands. Holland is just a part, a region in the Netherlands, they have South and North Holland and then there are other parts in the country that are not in Holland. 2. Much of it is below sea level. the […]

My First Hostel Experience: Tips for booking hostels

My First Hostel Experience: Tips for booking hostels

Looking for an inexpensive yet decent place to stay on your travels? Hostels are one option. I stayed at two different hostels on my trip to the Netherlands this time around. I went to two boarding secondary schools, so I had an idea what it […]

My Spanish Summer Feat

My Spanish Summer Feat

The summer holidays have come to an end in most parts of the world, sales of school supplies are soaring again, some students are happy to be back in school again, while others are dreading the new school session. This post is written to encourage […]

Flower Carnival Night: Debrecen

Flower Carnival Night: Debrecen

The city of Debrecen celebrated its 47th annual flower festival 3 weeks ago. It was a week long celebration with a few other institutions organizing special programs for the week. I only partook in the event on the final day, being the 20th of August. […]

What I ate in England: Recommended eats!

What I ate in England: Recommended eats!

I spent only a few days on my latest trip, so I couldn’t eat as much haha… but here are a few treats I had, one or two items on the list I had them for the very first time. I would recommend these for […]

Lessons from South Korea’s Saemaul Undong: To Nigeria and the Developing World

Lessons from South Korea’s Saemaul Undong: To Nigeria and the Developing World

Enshrined in principles of self-help, cooperation and diligence, Saemaul is arguably the world’s most efficient development model. The Saemaul Undong movement is reputed as being the single most important factor in South Korea’s rise, which is often described as “Miracle on the Han River” But […]

All Hail the Queen! London Tour

All Hail the Queen! London Tour

LONDON was mega fun, accompanied by my beloved elder brother who was also the brilliant tour guide for the day, it was nothing less than splendid. Our tour began from Fenchurch station. This area is apparently one of the first areas in London where settlement […]