This Week’s Best Travel Ideas
October 14, 2011
As you’re probably packing your bags to go somewhere for the weekend (are you? where are you going?), we’re wrapping the week away, not before sharing 5 inspiring travel ideas we found this week in the travel blogosphere. Hope you like them and feel free to suggest your favourites!
Try food that’s completely different from the ones you eat at home
Christine from C’est Christine discovers Malaysian food. She talks about evaporated milk drinks, palm sugar and eating your food from a banana leaf. Yum Yum.
Malaysian coconut drink
Spend less on getting places so you could spend more on other things you like
Kate from Adventurous Kate gives a few tips on travelling in UK on the cheap. The key is to book early, she says. She also tells you what passes to buy and where. And she talks about buses, budget air travelling and hitchhiking.
Ask yourself questions about things or places in your own backyard
Jeremy Branham from Budget Travel Adventures explores the history of Huntington Beach, talking about war, romance and Bavarian culture.
Learn more about edible plants that don’t seem edible at all
Did you know that he underwater growing roots are popular to eat in various Chinese dishes and that the stems are used in stir fries? What about the Lotus seeds being eaten straight from the pod? Check out Mark Wiens’ post on the lotus patch in Yangshuo, China.
Don’t be afraid to celebrate things you’ve never celebrated before
Did you know last week on the fourth Sweden celebrated the national cinnamon bun day? Wish we did – but we’re getting ready for next years’. From Geotraveler’s Niche.