Travel Writing Prompts: Food & Culture

The inspiration behind today’s list of travel writing prompts is fueled by a PBS series on food and culture that I’ve been following. For a bit of inspiration, here’s a quick blurb from the series, followed by the prompts. Enjoy! (or should I say, bon appetit?) (;

“The meaning of food is an exploration of culture through food. What we consume, how we acquire it, who prepares it, who’s at the table, and who eats first is a form of communication that is rich with meaning.”

 

  • What was your favorite food abroad? Lease favorite?

 

  • Did you try food abroad you never thought you would?

 

  • Food you tried you didn’t think you ever would?

 

  • What time of day did you eat while abroad?

 

  • Describe the smell of the food you had while abroad? Fresh fruit? Sweet gelato? Potent cheese?

 

  • Either with your host family or in observing others – were meals eaten together or alone? On the go?

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  1. I’ll play!

    1: I love sushi! and Japanese food in general. Teppanyaki? Delicious! Least favorite? Probably Greek. Sorry!

    2: I drank snakes blood in Taiwan. That was pretty gross and probably something I will never do again..

    3: Morning, noon, and night.. =)

    4: If anyones every goes to Taiwan you’ll certainly become aquatinted with the smell of Stinky Tofu. Sadly, it tastes as bad as it smells..

    5: Most meals were eaten with friends and family. Taiwanese love to eat big meals at dinner and the food never stops coming.

    I believe traveling abroad is all about trying and eating great food. Enjoy!

    Andrew

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