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Jodi Ettenberg

“Travel with an open mind forces your perspective to stay in the present tense. Like meditating, where focus on bodily sensations distances you from anxiety or fear, new places jar you to focus on the now by challenging what you found comfortable before you visited.”


, Ontario, Canada

Professional title:

Travel and food writer

What do you do?

I tell stories about the foods we eat and the people who make them.


I love to learn about a place and its people through food, and try to share the interesting history behind the many ingredients and dishes we often overlook. I also hope to help people with celiac disease (which I have) to travel with less panic.

What should we read?

The Antidote, by Oliver Burkeman Full Catastrophe Living, by Jon Kabat-Zinn Matt Goulding on okonomiyaki in Hiroshima (great travel writing):