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James but everyone calls him Chef, completed his chef's apprenticeship in Sydney before doing his time in the finest hotel kitchens in London. He was an executive chef in Australia for several years at a five-star resort. These days he's a professional travel blogger. He's a dad, husband and world traveller as well the creator of World Travel Chef blog. He's also a competing Ironman triathlete and marathon runner.

Idli. What is Idli?

Idli are one of my favourite foods in the whole world, which is a big claim, for something so simple. These little fermented rice cakes can be found easily in the south of India and we eat them in Malaysia too, we even found them in the Little India of Singapore. But what are idli …

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Momo – What is a Momo?

What is a momo? I’m glad you asked. Momo (the food) are delicious little filled dumplings popular in northern Asian countries. We’ve eaten momo in Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, China and India, but you’re likely to find momo anywhere there is a Nepali restaurant. In fact, these tasty offerings are a staple in Kathmandu, they can …

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Australian Islands

Australian Islands

Australia is a very big island, but did you know there are multiple islands off the coast of Australia? Some are true “desert islands” others are populated or are used for tourism. Some Australian islands are so popular they have an array of holiday accommodation and resorts. Others can only be reached if you happen …

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Things to do in Sri Lanka

Things to do in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has just been voted as one of the top 10 countries to visit by Lonely Planet.  With over 200 countries to choose from it’s a great recommendation from LP and thrusts Sri Lanka into the tourist spotlight. I’ve visited Sri Lanka numerous times including for my wedding, honeymoon, and with young children. It’s …

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Nepal Street Food

Nepal Street Food

These days on the streets of Kathmandu and Pokhara you can buy all kinds of street food from burgers to falafel. Traditional Nepal street food is somewhat different. In this post, we look at typical and popular Nepali street food for you to try in Nepal as well as modern western foods you can find …

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Stinger season in Queensland Australia

Stinger Season in Queensland

You need to know about stinger season in Queensland if you plan to visit and swim in the sea. Many visitors come to Queensland for the Great Barrier Reef, snorkelling or scuba diving. Unfortunately in summer, our hot, wet, time, we have marine stingers, deadly jellyfish which could be present in coastal waters. How far …

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Traditional Food in Greece To eat or To Cook

What To Eat in Greece

Greece is maybe an unexpected player in the best food in the world game. Greek food is sometimes under-rated but for me it shines bright as a global cuisine and its rustic perfection comes down to quality produce. What to eat in Greece? Anything Greek, prepared with love from the best ingredients your chef can …

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