Anthony Bourdain in Jakarta: 4 Spots Where Tony Ate
Also called "The Big Durian" for its atrocious smell, Indonesia's capital city of Jakarta is a sprawling urban landscape of smells, sights, sounds, and experiences. While he hailed from "The Big Apple," Anthony Bourdain felt a special connection to "The Big Durian" and sought to inspire those watching at home to come and explore a city and country that deeply captivated him...
Anthony Bourdain in Bali: 5 Spots Where Tony Ate
If you ask travelers about Bali know, it's almost universally known as paradise. Thanks to social media, everyone has been or is dreaming of spending a week or two on Bali's pristine beaches and relaxing under the tropical sun...
Anthony Bourdain in French Polynesia: 5 Spots Where Tony Ate
As its name suggests, it is virtually impossible to separate the influence of France from the experience of French Polynesia. While most people imagine a tropical paradise of palms, coconuts, and crystal-clear water, they're surprised to learn you can also find incredible baguettes integrated harmoniously into centuries-old Pacific Island culture...
Anthony Bourdain in Alsace: Where We Know Tony Ate
Fairy tale houses and flammekueche; these are two of the things that the French region of Alsace is best known for among travelers. In 2018 though, many more people became aware of it as the site where Anthony Bourdain killed himself. As someone who has visited this region, I was heartbroken...
Anthony Bourdain in New Zealand:
3 Spots Where Tony Ate
With its sweeping vistas and rugged landscape, it’s easy to see why New Zealand was chosen as a fitting Middle Earth for the Lord of the Rings, but it’s the food and people that made Anthony Bourdain fall in love with this country...
Anthony Bourdain in Australia:
The Complete Country Guide
Did you know? The term "down under" dates back to the 19th century, when English historian James Anthony Froude visited the Oceania region aboard the SS Australia. If you use the phrase today, almost everyone knows that you're talking about Australia – the large island continent that has captivated our imaginations and been the setting for many a catching tune and curious film...
Anthony Bourdain in Sydney: 9 Spots Where Tony Ate
Since Europeans first arrived on the shores of Australia, it has been the scene and setting for many fantastic and fanciful stories. From the coastal cities to the rugged inland Outback, they don't call it "Down Under" without reason – it is a bit otherworldly, and that unique perspective has permeated every part of the culture and cuisine...
Anthony Bourdain in Melbourne: 10 Spots Where Tony Ate
Through his travels, Anthony Bourdain visited almost every corner of the globe. Some places he dove deep and visited repeatedly (like Vietnam, London, or Japan); others he only visited once and briefly at that. Luckily, Melbourne, Australia falls somewhere in the middle...
Anthony Bourdain in Taipei, Taiwan:
7 Spots Where Tony Ate
Located just 100 miles off the eastern coast of China, Taiwan is understandably influenced by its large neighbor – but it is also a country with its own culture and cuisine that are deliciously distinct. It's no surprise that Anthony Bourdain loved Taiwan, which has the best of the region's food experiences and is a huge urban destination in the capital city of Taipei...
Anthony Bourdain in Japan:
The Complete Country Guide
We all know some of Anthony Bourdain's favorite destinations... His favorite country? Vietnam. His favorite city? Tough choice... maybe Glasgow or London. But if there's one place we can put our finger on the map and say "this place made Tony into the traveler" it would have to be Japan...