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What I ate along the RED SEA in EGYPT | A Food Journal

The beautiful beach towns that rest along the Red Sea in Egypt, such as Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab, are unlike any other places in Egypt. I found Sharm to be very relaxing, friendly but with a hint of adventure. There are many tourists who come to Sharm or Dahab, and skip Cairo all together… Continue reading What I ate along the RED SEA in EGYPT | A Food Journal

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What I ate in IRELAND – Part 3 – A Food Journal

Part three! I am actually amazed and somewhat impressed at the amount of food I eat when I travel. Now I do not eat like this every day, if you have been wondering. My daily meals are very healthy, and simple plus I make my own green juice daily. It is when I travel that… Continue reading What I ate in IRELAND – Part 3 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in IRELAND – Part 2 – A Food Journal

Yes, this is part two of my food journal while in Ireland on a two week solo journey. There are more food journals! I love Ireland, and have been to the Emerald Isle three times since 2011. I have a deep fondness for the food, the drink, the landscapes, and the culture of Ireland. Greetings… Continue reading What I ate in IRELAND – Part 2 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in IRELAND – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Ireland has been one of my favorite countries to visit and have visited three times since 2011. My love for Ireland was there even before I had a DNA test done, and found out that I have a wee dram of Irish blood in me. I am sure that is where my love for gin,… Continue reading What I ate in IRELAND – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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My Flashback Food Memories in Ireland

I have been taking food photos before it became popular. Way back to the days when it was not trendy, and several friends as well as on-lookers made fun of me. I recall one of the first times that I was recording what I ate, it was a plate of Fish and Chips in Salem,… Continue reading My Flashback Food Memories in Ireland

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What I ate in PHOENIX, ARIZONA – A Food Journal

I really had no intention to fly into Phoenix before the end of 2020, but I needed to use my flight credit before it expired on November 24. I learned about the expiration at the beginning of November, so I had to choose a city close by that had dine-in options during Covid. It all… Continue reading What I ate in PHOENIX, ARIZONA – A Food Journal

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For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part Two

Is it love or an obsession? I may be obsessed with my love for afternoon tea, or I may be in love with my obsession. At this point in the game, I doubt it matters. Tea Lounge - Waldorf Astoria, Las Vegas I have always delighted in the whole experience; the formality and the deliciousness… Continue reading For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part Two

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What I ate in MADRID – Part 2 – A Food Journal

As part of any traveling experience, discovering a region's food and drink scene are essential to understanding its culture. I found the food of Madrid to be just as flavorful as the city itself. Now before even stepping into Spain, I had already researched several restaurants that I wanted to dine at. This included a… Continue reading What I ate in MADRID – Part 2 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in MADRID – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Madrid was the first city that I had ever visited in Spain. I am saying this because there will be other return trips to Spain. I knew that I would be back after the first couple of days that I was exploring, because Madrid and I just 'clicked'. I found this majestic city to be… Continue reading What I ate in MADRID – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in IDAHO and UTAH – A Food Journal

Two women in their late forties, road tripping through four states- What could possibly go wrong? Nothing could go wrong, and nothing did go wrong. Well, except for my car rental dying in the driveway when I was packing it up. Then my friend took an Uber to my house, instead of me picking her… Continue reading What I ate in IDAHO and UTAH – A Food Journal

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What I ate in WYOMING – A Food Journal

My friend and I were onto the second state of our four state, two week road trip. We were in Wyoming after driving from Nevada, and through Utah, which was an incredible drive. We learned many things like keeping our gas tank at half full, because the next town could be hours away. We never… Continue reading What I ate in WYOMING – A Food Journal

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What I ate in MONTANA – A Food Journal

Montana was our third state to visit, during our two week road trip. It was twelve days, two female road warriors, who are in their forties (my friend and I), four states, and a lot of eating. We definitely did our share of adventures, and adventurous eating! There are many words to describe Montana such… Continue reading What I ate in MONTANA – A Food Journal

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What I ate in GEORGIA – A Food Journal – Part 2

I think I have it pretty good that I have family connections in Georgia! Visiting my family over the past few years has given me the opportunity to explore the history, culture, and hearty cuisine of this Southern state. Cheers from Château Élan Winery As you know, each state and even down to the city… Continue reading What I ate in GEORGIA – A Food Journal – Part 2

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What I ate in GEORGIA – A Food Journal – Part 1

Traveling through Georgia within the last few years, was similar to my visits to New Jersey. In the sense that once I stepped foot in that state, I found myself curious and coming back for more. Greetings from Georgia! On my most recent visit to Georgia, I was attending a wedding on Tybee Island. It… Continue reading What I ate in GEORGIA – A Food Journal – Part 1

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What I ate in OJAI, CALIFORNIA – A Food Journal

As I was writing this food journal on Ojai, I started to miss it. If you have been to Ojai then you know what I am missing. Ojai is a quiet mountain valley town with restorative energy that you can feel the moment you arrive. Greetings from Ojai Valley Inn This is where artists and… Continue reading What I ate in OJAI, CALIFORNIA – A Food Journal

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Afternoon Tea 101 – Basics on the ritual called ‘Afternoon Tea’

Experiencing a proper afternoon tea service may seem quite intimidating or unnecessary to most. It is a British tradition that has spanned a couple of centuries starting in the 1800s, and has taken on different incarnations across the globe. Once you have experienced your first afternoon tea, you will be hooked, and life may never… Continue reading Afternoon Tea 101 – Basics on the ritual called ‘Afternoon Tea’

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For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part One

Is it love or an obsession? I may be obsessed with my love for afternoon tea, or I may be in love with my obsession. At this point in the game, I doubt it matters. I have always delighted in the whole experience; the formality and the deliciousness that comes with a proper tea service.… Continue reading For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part One

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What I ate in GERMANY – Part 2 – A Food Journal

Germany is one of those countries that I can go, and will go back to over and over. Since 2015, I have visited Deutschland three times, and do not plan on stopping. This is a country that has rich history, charming villages, cultural cities, and glorious food. Greetings from Oktoberfest - Munich This blog is… Continue reading What I ate in GERMANY – Part 2 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in GERMANY – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Germany is one of those countries that I can go, and will go back to over and over. Since 2015, I have visited Deutschland three times, and do not plan on stopping. This is a country that has rich history, charming villages, cultural cities, and glorious food. Greetings from Bonn, Germany This blog is Part… Continue reading What I ate in GERMANY – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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What I ate in BERLIN – A Food Journal

Berlin is one of my favorite cosmopolitan cities in Western Europe. I first fell in love with this culture filled city in 2015, and have since returned. Berlin is known as the culture hub of Germany, and they are certainly proud of it. This city is filled with grand museums, astounding history, and incredible eats.… Continue reading What I ate in BERLIN – A Food Journal