• Kulturschock in Australien und Weihnachten am Strand

    Kulturschock in Australien und Weihnachten am Strand

    Kulturschock in Australien und Weihnachten am Strand Land: Australien Draus gelernt: Die Radlerwelt ist klein und Bekannte trifft man überall Drüber gelacht: Australische Diminutive Schönstes kleines Wunder: Weihnachten am Strand Gegessen: Kängurufleisch, Kartoffelsalat, Meeresfrüchte, Käsekuchen, Salate und Zaziki Größte Herausforderung: Quark finden Insgesamt bis Melbourne geradelte Kilometer: 14464,01 Dezember 2013: [...]

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  • Culture shock in Australia and Christmas at the beach

    Culture shock in Australia and Christmas at the beach

    Culture shock in Australia and Christmas at the beach Country: Australia Lesson learned: There are always some cyclist friends somewhere around the corner Laughed about: Australian diminutives Most wonderful miracle: Christmas at the beach Food we ate: Kangaroo, potato salad, seafood, cheese cake, salads and tzatziki Greatest challenge: Finding curd [...]

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  • Where are we now

    Where are we now

    Welcome to the Tasting Travels website. Our goal is to promote bicycle travel as a means to strengthen social empathy. In this blog you will find articles about people, places and their culture that we have had the chance to taste on our bike route.  We are constantly promoting the [...]

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  • 17 Southeast Asian Fruits

    17 Southeast Asian Fruits

    17 Southeast Asian fruits. 1. Dragonfruit 2. Coconut 3. Banana 4. Rambutan 5. Pomelo 6. Mango 7. Mangosteen 8. Lotusflower 9. Jackfruit 10. Guava 11. Longan 12. Orange-Limes 13. Papaya 14. Pineapple 15. Watermelon 16. Sapodilla 17. Durian South East Asia is full of exotic fruits. When bought in season [...]

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  • Melting Cheese Naan of Culture

    Melting Cheese Naan of Culture

    Christchurch, New Zealand July 2014 Leer en Español Kuala Lumpur is home to 1.5 million people. All of them have to eat. Lucky for them, their history, their cultural diversity and the fact that this country is one of the most ecological diverse places on the planet, enables them to [...]

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  • How to play Congkak in Malaysia

    How to play Congkak in Malaysia

    How to play Congkak in Malaysia It was a cloudy afternoon in the island of Langkawi, when I first played Congkak. Apit and Chong had showed us around the island and stopped at a giant playing board. “Ever tried?”, Apit asked, knowing that I was a big fan of new [...]

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  • Congkak – bringt die Steine ins Dorf

    Congkak – bringt die Steine ins Dorf

    Es war ein bewölkter Nachmittag auf der malaysischen Insel Langkawi, als ich zum ersten Mal Congkak spielte. Apit und Chong hatten uns die Insel gezeigt und am Nachmittag schlenderten wir durch einen Museumsgarten, in dem sich ein riesiges steinernes Spielbrett befand. „Kannst du spielen?“, fragte Apit neugierig. Ich schüttelte den [...]

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  • What You Probably did not know about Thailand.

    What You Probably did not know about Thailand.

    We would like to thank Ben, our Thai friend who helped us answering these important questions about his country. Although the answers are narrowed to his opinion we did try to complement it with our own opinion with what we learned in our three month stay in Thailand. What is [...]

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Annika and Roberto

Tasting Travels Founders

We are a multicultural couple that decided in 2011 to explore a thin line around the world by bicycle. Our main goal is to promote bike travel as a model to cultivate empathy.


Recent Posts

El Naan de Queso y de Culturas

El Naan de Queso y de Culturas

Christchurch, Nueva Zelanda Julio 2014 Read in English Kuala Lumpur es hogar de más de 1.5 millones de personas. Todos ellos tienen que comer. Afortunadamente para ellos, su historia, su diversidad cultural y el hecho de que esta situada en Malasia que es uno de las países con mayor diversidad [...]

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How to play Congkak in Malaysia

How to play Congkak in Malaysia

How to play Congkak in Malaysia It was a cloudy afternoon in the island of Langkawi, when I first played Congkak. Apit and Chong had showed us around the island and stopped at a giant playing board. “Ever tried?”, Apit asked, knowing that I was a big fan of new [...]

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Congkak – bringt die Steine ins Dorf

Congkak – bringt die Steine ins Dorf

Es war ein bewölkter Nachmittag auf der malaysischen Insel Langkawi, als ich zum ersten Mal Congkak spielte. Apit und Chong hatten uns die Insel gezeigt und am Nachmittag schlenderten wir durch einen Museumsgarten, in dem sich ein riesiges steinernes Spielbrett befand. „Kannst du spielen?“, fragte Apit neugierig. Ich schüttelte den [...]

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What You Probably did not know about Thailand.

What You Probably did not know about Thailand.

We would like to thank Ben, our Thai friend who helped us answering these important questions about his country. Although the answers are narrowed to his opinion we did try to complement it with our own opinion with what we learned in our three month stay in Thailand. What is [...]

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The world’s cleanest bicycles travel to Australia

The world’s cleanest bicycles travel to Australia

The world’s cleanest bicycles travel to Australia Country: Malaysia and Australia From Bangi to Melbourne Lesson learned: A bike also runs with a few missing screws Laughed about: “Look, other Tourists! Oh, I forgot, they speak English because we are in Australia. They just live here.” Most wonderful miracle: German [...]

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