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Travel Itineraries

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City Guides

Yummy Recipes

Yummy Pixels Food and Travel Blog

YummyPixels was born when food photographer Paul Brighton and his wife and food stylist, Thais, realised that their photo shoot sessions conveyed their love for the food they tasted during their travels around the world.

There are loads of recipe and travel websites out there that are quite annoying to read as they are full of adverts and unrelated content. At YummyPixels, it’s just plain old recipes that are easy to follow and some travel itineraries that might inspire you to start changing the way you plan your next trip abroad.

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Recipe Collections

Kuwaiti chicken curry


Chicken is one of the most popular meats in the world but let's not forget other tasty options such as duck and turkey!

Chinese mapo tofu


Popular in the Far East, especially in China, pork is so versatile due to the different cuts that are available.

Indian battered lamb chops


Lamb is a great choice of meat for curries and kebabs and also works very well for marinating and grilling.

Peruvian beef stir fry


A selection of traditional beef recipes from various countries around the world, from Peru to China and the Middle East.

Brazilian prawn curry in a pumpkin


There's more to seafood than fish & chips. Have a look at these recipes for something inspiring and delicious.

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Have a day off meat with one of these tasty vegetarian dishes. Try the Green Papaya Salad for something spicy!

Travel Inspiration

I have travelled through Africa and South East Asia for five months, lived in Brazil for a year and travelled through the Amazon for a month and now I take two to three-week trips as often as possible to the destinations I need to check off my list.

I want to share with you some of my past and maybe future travel itineraries that should help you planning your next trip, be it a twelve-month gap year trip or that two week escape from normality.

I’d like to start by sharing with you my trip to Japan and South Korea that I did in 2014, not only did I get to see Japan but also return to South Korea for some Korean BBQ and checkout some of the sites I missed the first time I visited. The trip includes Tokyo, Kyoto and Seoul along with other interesting places in Japan to visit, all in just over two weeks.

Keep an eye on the Itinerary page as I will be updating it regularly with more travel inspiration.

Matsumoto castle in Japan


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Get some inspiration for your next trip with some of these travel itineraries that can be done in around 2 weeks.

City Guides

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Day trips in and around some of the most fascinating cities in the world. Start exploring!


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A collection of recipes from around the world influenced by my travel experiences. Let's get cooking!

YummyEats Cookbook

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Want the recipes availbale offline? The YummyEats cookbook is avaiable to buy as a digital download from Amazon or iBooks.