Posts tagged Food
My 7 Links - A Quick Look at the Archives
I was recently (or months ago, but who's counting) nominated by Annie of Wayward Traveler and Dave of What's Dave Doing to take part in the "My 7 Links" project.  The brainchild of the fine folks @ Tripbase, it's a neat way to look back at what is coming close to two years here at Skinny Backpacker.
1. My Most Beautiful Post:  Underworld Live Redux 
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Culture Quirks: Sweden's "Semla"
It certainly isn't news to anyone who knows me that I like dessert.  Candy, pastries, chocolate, ice cream... you name it.  And really, why not?  Seriously, if you can tell me why not, leave it in the comments.  I'll wait for your response and occupy myself while I am eating more ice cream.
So it was of no surprise that a Swedish pastry called Semla came across my radar.  These days, it's a Read More
Couchsurfing With an Organic Farmer in Malaysia
Heading to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia was originally about escaping the heat of Kuala Lumpur and getting some much needed hiking in.  As is the norm in travel, it turned out to be something completely different.
With the plan set to head to the Cameron Highlands, I decided to send a message to a local CouchSurfing host, and with a positive response, I was set.
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Cinema Paradiso @ Wanaka
There is a movie theatre in the little town of Wanaka with such a reputation, that it’s known as a must see in the area.  Reservations are recommended.  Being such a film fan, and feeling like I’ve been missing out just as my favourite time of the year for film was upon us, I had to go.  Leaving Queenstown, I made a call for reservations and the wheels were in motion shortly thereafter.  Really, I had to drive from Queenstown...
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