Jetsetting, UNESCO

Buda Castle – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Budapest, Hungary

On an early morning while visiting Budapest, I hopped a taxi to bring me across the Danube River to the Buda side of the city. My point of destination was Buda Castle, and I was purposely early for the reason that I do not enjoy crowds, especially when visiting a highly visited attraction. I enjoy… Continue reading Buda Castle – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Budapest, Hungary

Global Dining

Hummus at Hashem Restaurant- The Best in Amman, Jordan

I will admit that dining where the King of Jordan, locals, and tourists eat the best hummus in Amman was a great experience. It gave my friends and I the opportunity to feel like a local, all while being part of the night life in the capital city of Jordan. We sat around casual tables… Continue reading Hummus at Hashem Restaurant- The Best in Amman, Jordan

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Cork Butter Museum | Exploring Ireland

Have we met? You know I LOVE butter right? I understand what makes great butter and I can taste quality dairy right away. Whenever I visit Ireland or France, I gorge myself on that creamy yellow spread on fresh bread. So, when I was told by a friend that Cork had a Butter Museum, I… Continue reading Cork Butter Museum | Exploring Ireland

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

The United Kingdom is my most frequented country that I have visited and explored. I have been traveling to London time after time since 2009, and am not done yet. In over a decade, I have watched the food scene evolve, and am always excited about it. England is not all about fish and chips… Continue reading What I ate in London – Part 2 – A Food Journal

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

I have visited London time after time since 2009, and I am not done yet. In fact, Great Britain is my most frequented country that I have visited and explored. For over a decade, I have watched the food scene evolve, and I am excited about it. England is not all about fish and chips… Continue reading What I ate in London – Part 1 – A Food Journal

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

England is not all about fish and chips or English fry-ups, although those are a couple of my favorite British meals. Over the last decade that I have traveled to the United Kingdom, I noticed the food scene changing, and it has excited me. I am not only a fan of their changing food scene,… Continue reading What I ate in London – Part 3 – A Food Journal

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Noshing in New York – Part 2 – A Food Journal

Manhattan, New York - You would assume that navigating New York City for food would be an easy task, because there are restaurants just about everywhere. In actuality, finding a place to eat in Manhattan can be overwhelming. New York is not short of historic, ethnic, trendy, and fanciful restaurants. You would have to either… Continue reading Noshing in New York – Part 2 – A Food Journal

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Noshing in New York – Part 1 – A Food Journal

Manhattan, New York - Finding a place to eat in Manhattan can be a strategic affair since New York is not short of historic, inventive, trendy, and fanciful restaurants. There are so many choices that it can become overwhelming. You would have to either live in New York for sometime, or visit many times over… Continue reading Noshing in New York – Part 1 – A Food Journal

U.S. National Parks, USA Travel

Capitol Reef National Park | Exploring Utah

Capitol Reef was the most peaceful of the National Parks that I had visited in Utah. Many people road trip it to the more popular parks like Zion, Bryce Canyon or Arches National Park but Capitol Reef is just as stunning. It might be due to the location as it is not off the main… Continue reading Capitol Reef National Park | Exploring Utah

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What I ate in LOUISIANA – A Food Journal

I had spent almost a week in Louisiana while taking a road trip from Las Vegas to Florida, and New Orleans was the centerpiece of my stay. I had never been to this state before, and found it very friendly, pleasant, and slow paced. I loved New Orleans, and it was a remarkable city to… Continue reading What I ate in LOUISIANA – A Food Journal

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What I ate in NEW MEXICO | A Food Journal

New Mexico is one of my favorite Southwestern states to road trip through, and I have done it many times in the last twenty years. Highway 40 goes right though New Mexico, and parts of old Route 66 still exist in this state. The food scene in New Mexico is spicy and full of flavor,… Continue reading What I ate in NEW MEXICO | A Food Journal

Global Dining

A Swanky Champagne Sunday Brunch Buffet | Biblioteka No 1 in Riga, Latvia

Vērmane Gardens is one of the prettiest public parks in the Baltics States, and is located in the center of Riga, Latvia. It was one of my favorite places in the city, and it made for a day of relaxing strolls, a canal boat ride, and plenty of people watching while eating my bag of… Continue reading A Swanky Champagne Sunday Brunch Buffet | Biblioteka No 1 in Riga, Latvia

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Borough Market | London’s Oldest Food Market

Borough is one of my favorite markets in London. The first time I visited Borough Market was back in 2015, and every time that I revisited London I always came back to this food haven. There are a variety of vendors from fresh markets, food stalls, restaurants, and cafes. It is an exciting place to… Continue reading Borough Market | London’s Oldest Food Market

Jetsetting

Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

When I traveled to Siwa Oasis in October of 2019, I was traveling alone, an American female in her late 40s. I received a lot of different feedback when people saw video clips of me lost and trying to locate my hotel in a remote desert town, thirty miles from the Libyan border. The majority… Continue reading Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

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What I ate in SIWA OASIS, EGYPT | A Food Journal

Siwa Oasis is one of Egypt's most isolated communities that is deep within the western desert, and approximately 30 miles from the Libyan border. This small community of 33,000 citizens has their own language called Siwi, own customs, and significant dishes to their region. Siwa Osasis, Egypt With that said, while I was in Siwa… Continue reading What I ate in SIWA OASIS, EGYPT | A Food Journal

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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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La Maison de Maggie | The Best Crepes in Las Vegas

That is my opinion, but also the opinion of the Las Vegas community! Since 2015, Maggie has been creating authentic French crepes, galettes, baguette sandwiches, and other true to her native homeland dishes. This cozy café was such a little French food powerhouse, that in 2018 they were awarded the 'Best of Las Vegas- Bronze… Continue reading La Maison de Maggie | The Best Crepes in Las Vegas

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What I ate in BELGIUM – A Food Journal

Eating and drinking your way through a country can be a fulfilling expedition, especially if you combine the food in with the culture. While I was in Belgium, I had a list of foods that I wanted to try. They were either traditional dishes or found at the one of the oldest establishments. Then there… Continue reading What I ate in BELGIUM – A Food Journal

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What I ate in BRUSSELS – A Food Journal

Eating my way through a city is not uncommon, especially in a city where the food is part of the culture.  I love to eat, and love to learn about culture; Brussels was just one of those cities that had it all. This is a city where I could go back to again, and eat… Continue reading What I ate in BRUSSELS – A Food Journal

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What I ate in NEW JERSEY – A Food Journal

Life is funny when it comes to traveling. In the last couple of years, I did not expect to travel into New Jersey as many times as I did. It just happened. I ventured North into Morris Country, down into Atlantic City, and on to the Southern tip of Cape May. Once you leave the… Continue reading What I ate in NEW JERSEY – A Food Journal