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WILL’S JOURNAL

Travel Diaries

Every journey has a story, and my travels are full of amazing flavors, cultures, and unforgettable moments. In this section, you’ll find my personal journals from culinary adventures across Southeast Asia, Japan, Turkey, India, and beyond. Each entry captures the essence of the places I’ve visited, the people I’ve met, and the incredible dishes I’ve tasted.

Come with me as I explore lively streets, enjoy local foods, and dive into the diverse cultures that make our world so interesting. From the bustling markets of Bangkok to the serene temples of Kyoto, the historic streets of Istanbul, and the colorful festivals of India, my Travel Diaries celebrate food traditions and the human connections that make each trip special.

These stories go beyond just food, giving you a glimpse into the heart of each place I visit. I invite you to travel with me, see the world through my eyes, and enjoy the adventure of discovering new places and flavors. Let’s take this journey together, one diary entry at a time.

DISCOVER THE ANGAMI TRIBE

Explore the rich culture and history of the Angami Tribe in Khonoma, Nagaland. Learn about their traditions, the significance of the Morung, and enjoy authentic Naga cuisine.

IMMERSED IN THE HORNBILL FESTIVAL

Dive into Naga culture through traditional music, dance, and incredible cuisine. From smoked pork to unique local vegetables, experience the festival’s vibrant and rich heritage.

THE MARKET DAYS OF BALI

From the rural livestock market of Mengwi to the bustling fish market in Jimbaran, and the grand Pasar Badung in Denpasar, uncover the rich market culture and daily life of Bali.

EAST JAVA: SURABAYA TO MALANG

Raintree Farm immediately captivated me with its commitment to sustainability. Their innovative approach of feeding hemp to their marron and wagyu cattle as a means to reduce CO2 emissions was a beacon of hope for the future of responsible farming.

JOGYAKARTA: More Than a Pretty Face

Discover the city’s rich heritage, unique cuisine, and vibrant community life, from traditional arts to smoky, rustic flavors. Explore and savor the authentic charm of Jogyakarta.