Tea Time!

What time is it? It’s probably tea time. No, it’s definitely tea time. Especially in Cox’s Bazar. I’ve lost count of how many cups of tea a day I drink. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. I mean, sure the tea here is drowning in sweetened condensed milk and packed with loads of sugar. […]

The Coffee Alternative

Coffee alternative: Speed!

The Coffee Alternative SPEED! Before we get to talking about the tea in Cox’s Bazar, I just want to acknowledge that, contrary to popular opinion, there is more than just tea to drink in Bangladesh.    I was introduced to a drink here that supplemented my coffee addiction while on a tight budget.   That […]

Food in Cox’s Bazar

Food in Cox’s Bazar I was going to describe Cox’s Bazar’s food in one word, but then I found a billboard that speaks for me, so here you go: That’s right. Oil. So much oil that they’ve even got a huge billboard in town to advertise. There’s no cheap way to avoid the oil…but once […]