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Food Book

Food is a lens through which to see the world according to the author of food book, The Food Traveler’s Handbook.

The delicious food book is your guide to learning how to eat safely in developing countries, source cheap but delicious street side meals and discover how to make food a tool for understanding a new place and connecting to its local culture.

The Food Traveler's Handbook - a food book to take you round the worldThe Food Traveler’s Handbook aims to get you eating like a local and discovering your destination as you venture around the world. It includes:

              • How to discover the world through food.
              • Delicious stories to learn from.
              • How to use food-specific themes to plan long and short-term trips.
              • Ways to source cheap, safe meals in developing countries.
              • Tips and tricks from chefs, food writers and long-term travellers.
              • Ethical considerations when eating in far-flung destinations.
              • Guidelines tailored to vegetarian travelers and those with special dietary needs such as food allergies (celiac disease, nut allergies, etc).
              • Packing, planning and learning resources for the food traveler.

The food book is written by Jodi Ettenberg who has been eating her way around the world since April 2008. A former corporate lawyer she is  publisher of Legal Nomads, which chronicles her ongoing travels, meals and transportation misadventures. She gets the shakes when she goes too long without eating sticky rice.

Food book and other themes in travel series

The Food Traveler’s Handbook is part of a great new series of travel books about how you choose to experience the world.

The food book and other Traveler’s Handbooks are published by Full Flight Press, a collective of independent travel writers and publishers, all experts in their style of travel.

All books are available in paperback ($16.99 or £12.99) and on your favourite e-reader ($9.99 or £7.99) from Amazon.

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The Traveler’s Handbook series includes: The Career Break Traveler’s Handbook, by Jeff Jung of the ace Career Break Secrets, The Food Traveler’s Handbook, by Jodi Ettenberg of the delicious Legal Nomads, The Luxury Traveler’s Handbook (available in US and UK editions), by us, Sarah and Terry Lee of the luxury loving LiveShareTravel, the second edition of The Solo Traveler’s Handbook, by Janice Waugh of the solo and savvy Solo Traveler, and The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook, by Shannon O’Donnell of the inspiring A Little Adrift.

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