Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and a top destination for beach-lovers, party-goers and family-vacationers. We spent a month on Phuket at Kamala Beach – a crescent-shaped, family-friendly beach just north of (in)famous party-town, Patong. We were in Kamala house sitting – taking care of our friends’ dog and home while they were away – and our days were spent listening to the soothing sounds of the sea and basking in the sunshine (the two top things to do in Kamala Beach!).… Read the rest
As we wandered the streets of the neighborhoods in Seville, Spain, it became evident that the tapas bars in Seville, both classic and trendy, are part of the city’s beauty. People gathered around outdoor tables and squeezed their way into small Seville bars. As we were in search of the best tapas in Seville, we eagerly joined the crowds to sample the fare.… Read the rest
Usually, ordering food in a foreign country is not difficult for us…but, in Hondarribia, Spain, we were having trouble. We had read about pintxos Hondarribia – Basque-style tapas – and I was beyond excited about the concept. I love to try new things, love local twists and need to snack while drinking – it was as if the idea pintxos was created to satisfy just me.… Read the rest
One of the things we were most looking forward to while visiting Basque Country was eating Basque food…and we were especially interested in bar pintxos. The culinary treasures are a regional specialty and we heard we could find the best of the best in San Sebastian pintxos bars.
If you are wondering, “What are pintxos?… Read the rest
Before we even set foot in the city, I was dreaming about the delicious things to eat in Hong Kong. I fantasized about platters of steamed dumplings and bowls of steaming noodles. My thoughts ran wild over the onslaught of wontons I was certain to consume.… Read the rest
I waded a few steps into the water, cooling the soles of my feet from the already hot sand, then hopped onto the side of the boat and swung my legs in, careful to keep my balance without spilling my Bloody Mary.… Read the rest
Hot dogs, fish, soup, yogurt, tomatoes and orange soda. It doesn’t sound like much, but these are the six best things to eat in Reykjavik, Iceland – especially if you’re visiting Reykjavik on a budget (and, honestly, even if your funds are limitless, these classic Reykjavik food items should be on your must-eat list of Icelandic cuisine).… Read the rest
Before arriving in the Netherlands, the only thing we knew about local Dutch cuisine was cheese and Dutch apple pie. While the idea of gorging on nothing but these Dutch delicacies sounded appealing, during our two-month stay in the city of Nijmegen, we sampled a variety of delicious Netherlands food.… Read the rest
New places, new people, new food; I crave trying new and different things. Thus, a lifestyle of travel – constantly being in new places, meeting new people and tasting new food – suits me well. But, when it comes to holidays, I have a deep desire for traditional celebrations.… Read the rest
Just like the city itself, Sarajevo cuisine is a blend of east and west, with both Turkish and European influences. Of the many reasons we were looking forward to visiting the city, sampling the local fare was high on the list.