Author: Mark Wiens

Originally from the United States, Mark was raised in central Africa before venturing to southeast Asia where he ended up as a helpless Thai street food addict in Bangkok. If he's not out pursuing a culinary triumph, he might be found observing and learning from other cultures, or trying to play football (soccer) on a full stomach. He blogs about his cultural travel adventures on Migrationology and continually dreams about the next meal.

Latest Posts

12 Sri Lankan foods every visitor should try

12 Sri Lankan foods every visitor should try

On the island of rice, curry, tropical fruit and fresh seafood, eating is an honor to the taste buds
The vegetarian's guide to Thailand travel

The vegetarian's guide to Thailand travel

Fish sauce and dried shrimp be damned. How to stay animal-free and enjoy Thai cuisine
7 top southern Thai dishes and where to eat them in Bangkok

7 top southern Thai dishes and where to eat them in Bangkok

Overshadowed by Bangkok's ongoing love affair with Isaan food, the flavors of the Thai south deserve equal recognition for their spicy contrasts and flavors
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