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21 Ways To Tell If You’re A Food-Obsessed Traveler

by Tony · 18 comments

1. What waiters see Every. Single. Time… they deliver your food.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

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2. When in a foreign country and you’re waiter starts speaking in English, but you order back in their native language.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

3. When someone writes a scathing review of your favorite restaurant.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

4. When you try to go to that cool Florentine gelataria, but just ate a primi & a secondi for dinner.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

5. When people point out that you only mention food when talking about the places you’ve been

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

6. What you daydream about when you see a screaming toddler running up and down the aisles of a restaurant.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

7. When you eat luke warm chicken from a Bangkok food stand & immediately feel your body rejecting it.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

8. When you decide to go back to the gym after a long bit of traveling and eating (mostly eating)

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

9. When you’re home and your friends tell you they’re really craving some fast food…

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

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…when you’re traveling and see an American fast food restaurant.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

10. When you discover that one of your friends doesn’t like your favorite food

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

11. When you eat the last bite of dessert off your spouses plate…

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

12.  When you try to guess how the ordering process works while in a foreign country.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

13. When you still have to work after a big lunch

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

14. The first time you sit down at a restaurant in Thailand & realize how cheap it is.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

 

15.When your parents come to visit and you book reservations at the amazingly expensive (and delicious) restaurant down the street.

When You're A Traveler Obsessed With Food

16.  When the waiter takes your plate away still filled with great sauce that you were planning to finish with the bread.

When You're A Food Obsessed Traveler

17. When your friends ask if you just ate that piece of bacon off the floor.

When You're A Food Obsessed Traveler

18. When asked if you want to try a 10 day juice cleanse.

When You're A Food Obsessed Traveler

19. When you discover an american brunch spot after eating hockey puck bread & jam in your South American hostel for weeks.

When You're A Food Obsessed Traveler

20. When friends comment about your obsession with food.

When You're A Food Obsessed Traveler

21. When you feel the button on your pants start to burst, but you still can’t stop eating the delicious garlic fries.

When You're A Food Obsessed Traveler

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About Tony
Quit his job to try actually following his dreams for once... and is currently loving it. He is working hard to to make this life-style permanent by writing about his adventures and brainstorming money making opportunities with his partner-in-crime, Meg.