Burger Abroad: Food + Travel

Hi. I’m amanda, the burger abroad.

I slowly wander the world, have mostly one-way conversations with animals, and try to find interesting things to do between meals. created my dream lifestyle of permanent world travel as an international petsitter and food+travel writer. This site is full of travel advice, lifestyle guides, fun inspiration, and the best eats on earth. It’s how I do the voodoo that I do, and how you can, too!

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" Mary Oliver



What’s new

the latest and greatest articles.

"You know all those things you've always wanted to do? You should go do them." Travel Quotes



Food articles

the best eats around the world.

"People who love to eat are always the best people." Foodie Quotes



Travel articles

tips, reviews, guides, destinations.

"If I'm an advocate for anything, it's to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else's shoes or at least eat their food, it's a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move." Anthony Bourdain

Lifestyle articles

Housesitting, Minimalism, zero waste.

"We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us." Charles Bukowski

Inspiration articles

Fun quotes, entertainment, happiness.

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!" Hunter S. Thompson

Resource guide

A guide to all articles by category.

"Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain." Jack Kerouac

Destination guide

A guide to all articles by destination.

"Most of the really exciting things we do in our lives scare us to death. They wouldn’t be exciting if they didn’t." Roald Dahl

Frequently asked questions

my answers to all your questions.

"I have no reason to go, except that I have never been, and knowledge is better than ignorance. What better reason could there be for traveling?" Freya Stark




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"The only people who ever get anyplace interesting are the people who get lost." Henry David Thoreau