Worldschooling with food

Learning about cultures through their food – Eating the world


Food and Travel Videos

The kids love watching food and travel videos. To say they are fans of Anthony Bourdain unnecessary, cause who isn’t. They really enjoy watching videos about places they are staying in or going to soon. Weird food videos are always winners!

Activating taste buds

Every new location is full of food discoveries. Every adventure outing includes a new place to eat and try something different. In some cases, we try lots of different places which serves the same food to then choose a favorite.


When we stay longer periods of time in places, favorites start to get set. For example, mango and sticky rice in Bangkok or Cheese Borek in Istanbul. 

Worldschooling foodies

There are lots of ways to incorporate food into a Worldschooling education. One of the most obvious is to go out and eat; street food, cafes, restaurants, historical eateries, etc. You can go further and watch videos and read blogs to find the best of each place. Try taking a cooking class with the kids and maybe even make a video of the experience

“Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one’s life.”

– Anthony Bourdain

Scroll below to see our stories about food, our favorite food, and travel videos and some resources from Amazon to get you eating everywhere you go.

Pro Tip: Pace yourself and eat as much as you can but plan it out and enjoy it.

Family Food Manias for Monday Musings

Family Food Manias for Monday Musings If you would like to read more of my "Mommy Writer" posts, click HERE! #mondaymusings Olive Oil Big Kiddo likes his lentils without any added things in it. No carrots, no potatoes, no onions. I have to puree the garlic so that I...

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4 Different Ways to Cook Stir Fried Noodles

4 Different Ways to Cook Stir Fried Noodles   To see more stories and recipes about Food We Love, click HERE! A while ago I wrote a post about 5 different ways to cook Fried Rice. Well it´s about time I did one about Stir Fried Noodles don´t you think? Here goes;...

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How to cook vegetables so the kiddos will eat them.

How to cook vegetables so the kiddos will eat them. NabloPoMo Day 25 My usual cooking style for vegetables is either steaming them and then drizzling with olive oil and sea salt or stir-fried with garlic and olive oil. Big Kiddo will eat the steamed ones sometimes and...

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Instant Drinks in Sachets. Minuman Instan

Instant Drinks in Sachets: Minuman Instan   To see more stories and recipes about Food We Love, click HERE! NaBloPoMo Day 3 I´m always checking out food and drink stalls as soon as we arrive in a new place. Each city has their own style. But the one kind of stall...

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I miss the 7-11 ham and cheese toasties

I miss the 7-11 ham and cheese toasties   If you would like to read more of my "Mommy Writer" posts, click HERE!   The other day day I realized that we have not eaten hot dogs in the three months we have been in Bali, and then I started thinking why that...

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5 ways to cook fried rice!

What is the one thing you can make at any time with whatever ingredients you have in the fridge and some leftover rice? Well, a nice hot bowl of fried rice of course. But did you know that there isn't ONE Fried Rice recipe? There are endless possibilities. So you´ve...

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a cook's tour

A Bourdain essential. It’s not that current but it’s got all his best thoughts on travel and food. We all miss Anthony Bourdain.

Track your food travels

If you aren’t a nomad but have a home base where you come back to every time, this map is for you. Your family can track where you go and what you eat there!

rice, noodle, fish

A mustread book if you’re traveling to Japan. This is the kind of book that you’ll never want to get rid of. Matt Goulding with Roads and Kingdoms make the best food books.

Turkish Cookbook

Turkish food is so ancient and delicious and full of flavors. This book not only has amazing recipes it also has beautiful photos. Perfect for preparing a trip to Istanbul or while there.

road food

The one book you need to take on the All-American Road Trip. From coast to coast or slowly across the country, you need the best barbecue.


For the baby worldschoolers

If you are traveling with little ones who still don’t eat like you, take along a little kit for them. Let them try the local fruits and veggies in their daily mash. 

Ultimate Thai Food guide

Mark Weins is one of our favorite food travel vloggers. This book is by him. Perfect for eating in Thailand.


Eating Vietnam

The blue plastic tables close to the ground are so indicative of Vietnamese food it just brings back to many memories.