Posts Tagged‘food’

Upon discovering America, Spanish explorers were quickly attracted to the sight of the locals, especially cooking meat. They decided to call it “barbacoa” but you probably call it “barbecue”. Beyond the crude system of placing…

For as long as there has been alcohol, there has been a global search for the perfect cure to that pesky hangover, something to take the pain away, to re-hydrate the body and to knock…

Mexico City is one of the most amazing places in the world to visit for a short, or extended period of time. With over 20,000,000 people in the metropolitan area, you can be sure there…

When you imagine traveling to Egypt, pyramids, pharaohs, sphinxes, mummies, and the River Nile, all spring to mind. But what about Egyptian food? It doesn’t have the global reputation of other countries but, thankfully, if…

Let’s be honest. Nobody takes the time to research things you shouldn’t do abroad anymore. That could be for various reasons: It doesn’t cross your mind; You think “not breaking the law” should be enough;…

mural in mexico city

Updated May 28, 2019 When it comes to Mexico City, there are a lot of preconceptions and false truths. If you ask someone what they know or think about it, you’ll probably get, “dangerous, dirty,…

historic center of Ghent

Located in the northwest of Belgium, Ghent (or Gent) is a beautiful canal-laced city that is often overlooked on most people’s Belgium itinerary who often opt to blow through it via train from Brussels to…

After 12 days in Germany, it was time for me to head somewhere new. I had no plan after Berlin until a few days before when I was checking out cheap flights to wherever I…

Main square in Frankfurt at Sunset

The first stop on my 6 week Euro Trip started in Frankfurt, Germany. Why in the world did I choose this place of all places to start? A $350 direct flight from Fort Lauderdale is…

old and new singapore

Singapore may be a small country but it has a plethora of sights, sounds, and experiences for tourists to enjoy. In fact, most travellers who have been there don’t mind its miniscule size. It makes…

Almost every American I know (who eats meat that is) loves bacon, included this one. So when I saw this bacon quiz, I thought I’d share it see how well everyone else knows bacon (I…

Among the nations of the world, Thailand stands above many others when it comes to the flavors encountered within the dishes of its mind-melting cuisine. To achieve this, Thai food takes at least two flavor…