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Hybrid Delicacies You Should Try When Travelling

Posted by Brooklyn Weaver on

If you are food enthusiast, you must have been familiar with fusion foods or some people also call it hybrid delicacy. There are many fusion foods around the world which are both tempting and intriguing. When you travel to new places around the world, the chance to find those fusion foods is high. Instead of chicken out, you might as well try and who know maybe one of them can be your favorite food ever. Of course, there are also weird fusion foods that you might regret ever put them in your mouth. However, that is the art of fusion food. You cannot always rely on somebody else’s review. You need to try them yourself then decide if it suits to your taste.

Worth trying- hybrid delicacies when travelling

There are many kind of fusion foods in the world you can find where the already famous foods being combined with another famous one. Then they become delicious hybrid delicacies such as the following:

Mac and Cheese Waffles

Mac and Cheese Waffles is not that extreme. It is the best fusion food since it combines great food for breakfast as well as lunch. You can try this fusion food at Brooklyn’s Arrogant Swine Restaurant. The macaroni is gooey and the cheese is not disappointing at all. Put them together in waffle press then voila. Crunchy waffle mac n’ cheese is hybrid food you can enjoy for brunch. It is best served along with a cup of coffee.

Poutine Pizza

Poutine Pizza is also recommended to try when you visit Canada. It tops a regular cheese pizza with French fries, gravy, and cheese curds. Well, this hybrid pizza is not only yummy but also less in calories. It has 690 calories less than regular pizza. Thus, you can eat this fusion food for lunch or dinner during your visit to Canada without guilt. Enjoy it with your friends to add the joy.

Sushi pizza

Another fusion pizza is served at Itadaki Boston named sushi pizza. You can imagine how sushi combined with pizza. Some people may fail to imagine it since they are two very different foods. However, you might also remember that pizza can be topped with almost everything and it includes sushi. The chef uses a fried rice cake as the crust. It is topped with cheese, tomato sauce, and variety of fish.

Ramen burger

Ramen burger is next food you should try when you visit Tatsu Ramen in California. You may think it is bizarre to combine burger with ramen. The main part of ramen in this fusion however is not the broth but the noodles. This burger is filled with thick patty topped with soft-coiled egg and green onion. It is served between two ramen noodles buns.

Ice Cream Trdelnik

Ice Cream Trdelnik is hybrid delicacy consisted of ice cream and Trdelnik, a traditional Czech cinnamon-flavored pastry. Then, ice cream Trdelnik is food where you can enjoy in Trdelnik instead of regular cone since they have basically similar shape. You can find this fusion food in Prague specifically at Good Food Cafe & Bakery.

 

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Safe & Adventurous Komodo Boat Trip with Young Kids

Posted by Brooklyn Weaver on

Children loves exploration, and Komodo National Park is basically a land full of strange things waiting to be discovered. For most young children, Komodo boat trip can be a very exciting trip to fulfil their curiosity of the world. The trip to Komodo is usually done by embarking on liveaboard boats for several days, and it can be a very exciting experience for the kids. They gonna life by the sea, sleeping in cabins, having breakfast on boat decks, and exploring a handful of uninhaboted islands. It gets even better if your kids are school age who have develop adequate swimming abilities. They can swim and snorkel in Komodo’s most vibrant diving spot and see marine life from close proximity.

Safe & Adventurous Komodo Boat Trip with Young Kids

Exploring the Komodo, your little kiddos will also get great opportunity to examine rare wildlife that previously can only be seen on screen. Seeing the last and extremely dangerous living dragons, giants flying foxes, dolphins (if you are lucky!) to wild deer and buffalos who lives freely on the park. Komodo boat trip is not just a vacation—it gives more than what schoolbooks could. Here are what the trip could help children upbringing.

 

Help Them Pack Their Own Things

Komodo boat trip is great to teach kids a sense of responsibility. Packing for a holiday is a life skill set that will be very useful when they grow up.

Prior to departure, help kids enlist everything they need to bring for the trip. Kids will learn how to prioritise important things and eliminate the necessary. Tell them to only bring 2 – 3 toys and make sure they pack their own snorkel gear, toiletries, clothes, and swimsuits.

When your kids had done packing, it’s time to tidy up the rest. As messy as it would be, you need to make sure that their bags is filled with at least:

  • a sneaker (for trekking) and rubber shoes or sandals
  • two set of outfits per day
  • two dressier clothes for special occasions
  • personal medicine
  • raincoat and kid-sized lifeguards jacket

Encourage Struggle and Tenacity to These Young Souls

Komodo is by no means an easy and luxurious trip—even when you choose to stay at luxurious, private liveaboard. Given the rough, long, and sandy terrain, Komodo has prove itself as a challenging adventure—even for adult. The trip, for example, require a long walks around the park to see the dragons. You also need to trek a little to catch the panoramic landscape on Padar, Gili Lawa, and Kelor Island. Encourage your little one on the hard work. Tell them that their struggle and tenacity will be rewarded by Komodo’s stunning nature.

Encourage Kids to Always Ask for Parent’s Permission—for Literally Everything

Though you have give your best guards to keep the children safe on Komodo boat trip, there will always be time when your eyes are off for a second and your child is close to something dangerous. To minimise the risk, teach the kids to always ask for parents’ permission before doing anything, especially during the exploration. For example,

“Daddy, can I see the sea from the deck’s fence?”

“Can I help Uncle Tom fixing his dive gear?

“Can I eat the candy Tina gave me?”

“Can I look closer at the dragon?”

This way, kids are giving cues about what on their mind and you can prepare better guidance for their young minds. Teaching children to ask permission to parents will also minimise chance of unwanted accidents.

Have fun exploring the Komodo National Park with your young explorer!