Author Archives: Tyler Dillon

Colombia: Undiscovered
and Emergent

I had heard Colombia described as “a dream state,” and what I found fit the bill. more…

Insider’s Guide: Dublin Restaurants

In the last of our three-part Insider’s Guide to Dublin, we recommend a few Dublin restaurants where you can grab a bite (and perhaps as importantly) a pint. more…

Insider’s Guide: Dublin Hotels

We recommend a few Dublin hotels where you can rest your head after a day spent exploring the capital of the Emerald Isle. more…

Insider’s Guide: Things
to Do in Dublin

Be warned: if you try to complete our list of things to do in Dublin in one day, you may need another vacation just to recover! more…

Reading for the Road: Books About Ireland

Building a list of books about Ireland that adequately encapsulates the isle is a tall task, but here are a few that capture the country’s special nature. more…

In Deep: Cuzco

In the days of the Inca, all roads led to Cusco. From here, the Inca ruled over an empire that stretched from modern-day Colombia to Northern Argentina. more…

The Morphing Multitudes of the Galapagos Islands

It is balanced, constant, yet constantly struggling at all times. This is what it means to be in the Galapagos, a place that admits of multitudes. more…

Empanada Recipe

Empanadas can be found across much of Latin America, but we tend to favour this recipe for beef empanadas from our friends in Argentina. more…

Ceviche: Mysterious Origins, Diverse Flavour

The mysterious origin of ceviche has been the source of heated debate and family blow-ups around the dinner table for years. more…

Mi Quang: The Holy Grail of Asian Noodle Dishes

Just south of Danang, if you follow the famed China Beach to the small waterway town of Hoi An, you’ll find the holy grail of Asian noodle dishes, mì Quảng. more…

Ode to the Club Sandwich

If you want to take over the world, you really only need three things: Bob Marley, Irish pubs and club sandwiches. more…

Know Before You Go: Peru Travel Tips

In this ongoing series, we pose some essential questions and arm you with the answers of our regional experts to help you get in deep and up close. more…

Insider’s Guide to Bangkok

Trip Designer and Slow Road columnist Tyler Dillon provides a B&R-inspired guide to Bangkok. more…

Know Before You Go: Myanmar Travel Tips

Trip Designer Tyler Dillon answers some essential questions on a magical place close to his heart: Myanmar. more…

Chef Q&A:
Brisa Deneumostier

When Brisa Deneumostier’s parents named her after the wind (Brisa means breeze in Spanish), they chose a moniker as prescient as it is pretty. more…

The Zen of Guiding, Part II

Here, I continue the explanation I started in my post The Zen of Guiding, Part I. more…

In Ireland, an Ancestral Adventure

This notion of returning to my Irish roots has been in my head since I plucked my first four-leaf clover at the age of five. more…

The Zen of Guiding, Part I

There are a few simple skills it took a number of years for me to realize as a guide, which can create a wonderful trip out of nothing. more…

Housing from the Heart

Trip Designer Tyler Dillon recounts the project that brought him to tears. more…


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