Cultural diversity in food around the world

So much food, so little time. Around the globe, authentic cooks and chefs are whipping up amazing foods, just waiting for people like you to come out and try them! If you are interested in tasting some amazing local cuisine, here are a few places to keep in mind when booking your travels:






Get your tastebuds ready, because India is well known for the frequent use of spices in their cuisine! The most popular spices and flavorings in Indian dishes include chili pepper, black mustard seed, cumin, cardamom, turmeric, ginger and coriander. Many popular dishes include Dal, Samosas, and Aloo Gobi. It is typical for Indians to eat with their hands when a flatbread of some sort, like naan or roti, is served with their meal.


One thing to consider is that different areas of India offer unique dishes, so travel around and try them all! It’s easy to get around by bus-Next time you consider purchasing a bus ticket online in India, consider using a redBus offer code for an extra discount when booking a ride across the countryside. Be sure to eat up the local cuisines around the country while you’re at it!




Oh the joys of Thailand, the land of smiles. Thai food is known for it’s strong aroma and spicy edge. Sticky rice and rice noodles are widely used, and are found in dishes including Pad Thai, Cashew Vegetable Stir-Fry, and Green Curry. Coconut milk is widely used around the country in the popular curries which are full of flavor and are quite filling. The best way to sample the variety of foods that Thailand has to offer is to just take a tuk-tuk or song tao around the various cities, visiting the diverse local street markets. There, food vendors will be waiting for you to devour their freshly made dishes that are to die for!




In Jordan, meals are a time of celebration. Common foods include hummus, tabouli, falafel, and baba ganoush, all served along side the well-known pita bread. In the Mediterranean, seafood is widely available, so many dishes will include some sort of fresh catch of the day. Olive oil is a staple in Jordanian food. Jordanians will oftentimes dip their pita bread into olive oil and za’atar for breakfast. The best way to get a variety of taste is to order a mezze plate filled with a little bit of everything to get your celebration started off right!


The world is full of a variety of cuisines just waiting for you to enjoy. Foods from around the world taste so much better when eaten in-country, which is the most fun and authentic way to experience them anyway. So what are you waiting for? Get out now and get to sampling what the world has to offer!