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A week in Instagram shots

My regular noodle soup shop was closed on Sunday, so I had to make do with this bowl from a nearby spot for brunch.

  Happy Wednesday! Here are a few shots from the last week or so, straight from my ridiculously overly-food-obsessed Instagram feed (follow me @chriswotton) Tweet

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A week in Instagram shots

Now THAT

A week or so of my life in Instagram snapshops – including far too much food to be healthy. Continue reading

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Food Porn: Kanom Tuay

Kanom tuay

These coconutty parcels of deliciousness are without a doubt my all-time favourite Thai dessert. With a layer of sweet coconut milk and another layer of thicker, chewier, coconut cream, they are often also made with pandan leaves for extra flavour … Continue reading

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Food Porn: Kung Che Nam Pla

Kung che nam pla

Simplicity at its best, kung che nam pla is one of my favourite Thai seafood dishes. Marinated raw prawns are served with plenty of garlic, chilli and fish sauce based dipping sauce – bliss. Make sure you use the extra … Continue reading

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17 never-seen-before photos from Prachuap Kiri Khan

Mirror Mountain

    After my recent second visit to Prachuap Kiri Khan on Thailand’s gulf coast, I trawled through the photos I took on my first visit in 2011 and found a whole load that I didn’t publish at the time … Continue reading

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Food Porn: Prik Gaeng Pla Meuk

Prik gaeng pla meuk

While the street food staple for many Thais is pad krapao, mine is pad prik gaeng – like them, it’s what I order when I don’t know what else I want. I normally take my prik gaeng with pork – … Continue reading

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Best of the Rest: Friday 11 January

Amazing tribal costumes in Papua New Guinea. Photo by Michele Westmorland.

    Each week, words fly around the travel blogging community in their millions. Here is my wrap on some of the most inspiring, interesting or just plain beautiful stories and photos that have caught my attention of late. If … Continue reading

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Food Porn: Somtum Puu Ma

Somtum puu ma

Somtum puu ma is Thai papaya salad made with briefly marinated, raw blue crab. This plate was whipped up on the stunning beach at Ao Manao in Prachuap Kiri Khan, on Thailand’s gulf coast. Tweet

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My travel wish list

Italy - photo by Flickr user randa

    I frequently reel off many places as ‘number one’ in my travel desires, and ‘it’s on my list’ is perhaps one of my most used phrases – because, in truth, I have many, many places I still want … Continue reading

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40 best photos of 2011

  A day or two late, but all the same here are my 40 favourites of the travel-related photos I took in 2011. Tweet

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Recent travels – part eight: Freiburg

    Part eight of my attempts to catch up on blogging – with photos from Freiburg, Germany… Tweet

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Recent travels – part seven: Schaffhausen

    Part seven of my attempts to catch up on blogging – with photos from Schaffhausen, Switzerland, including the stunning Rheinfall waterfalls (more to follow on those later)… Tweet

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Recent travels – part six: Lausanne

    Part six of my attempts to catch up on blogging – with photos from Lausanne, Switzerland… Tweet

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Recent travels – part five: Luzern

    Part five of my attempts to catch up on blogging – with photos from Luzern, Switzerland… Tweet

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Recent travels – part four: Basel

    Part four of my attempts to catch up on blogging – with photos from Basel, at the start of my recent stint in Switzerland… Tweet

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Recent travels – part three: Croatia

    Part three of my attempts to catch up on blogging – with photos from a five-day trip to Croatia, taking in Zagreb, Plitvice, Split and Dubrovnik. More reflections on Croatia to come in due course… Tweet

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Recent travels – part two: France

    Part two of my attempts to catch up on blogging – with photos from a day trip to the stunning sandy beach at La Baule, western France… Tweet

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Recent travels – part one: France

    A long time since my last post so, in an effort to get up to date and make space for the many pieces I want to write now I am back in Asia, a selection of short photo … Continue reading

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Thailand Highlights – Photo Essay

    Extended highlights from another amazing trip to Thailand. I really struggled to choose between all my shots, so there are quite a few to share – including total overkill on Sangkhlaburi’s wooden bridge, for which I apologise in … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Beautiful Nantes

    It looks a lot less like this at the moment, what with a snowy grey sky (yet no snow) that, together with a truckload of fog a few mornings ago, didn’t look dissimilar to a post-nuclear scene. But … Continue reading

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Bath’s hidden waterside delights: Photo Essay

    A walk along the Avon & Kennet Canal and Avon River in Bath reveals some of Bath’s hidden beauties. Tweet

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South West Coastal Path: Photo Essay

    A gorgeous day in sunny Cornwall demands a walk along the South West Coastal Path from Polperro back to Looe, passing through the delightful Talland Bay and with Looe Island in view on the home run… Tweet

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Sangkhlaburi: Photo Essay

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Berlin: Photo Essay

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