Culinary Excursions

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16 07, 2018

Food Specialties of Cinque Terre & Liguria

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Italy|Tags: , , , |

There's no denying that a sensational part of traveling in Italy (and around the world) is tasting all the flavorful, gluttonous, scrumptious food specialties the country has to offer. Tasting the food, learning how they prep it and the history behind the ingredients, within each region, town, village and home, gives intensive insight to each [...]

12 06, 2018

Inle Lake’s Best Sunset: La Rizière Buvette

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , |

Can I let you in on a little secret? Because I adore and appreciate all my readers so much, I want you to know where the most beautiful restaurant to watch sunset is in the world. First, you'll have to hop on a plane to Inle Lake in Myanmar from wherever you are. I know, [...]

31 05, 2018

True Food Kitchen – Health Food for All

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: California, Los Angeles, US|Tags: , , , |

"Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Medicine by Thy Food" -Hippocrates Letting food be thy medicine is the mantra Dr. Andrew Weil, the co-founder of True Food Kitchen lives by. After all, isn't food meant to give us energy and nutrition? Many western doctors are quick to prescribe drugs to patients instead of suggesting healthy living [...]

10 04, 2018

Hot Springs & Taiwanese Aboriginal Culture

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: , , |

My Travel article on Wulai, Taiwan as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2018, read it here.

5 03, 2018

The Japanese Restaurant in Rishikesh

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: India|Tags: , |

Rishikesh, one of India's most popular destination for foreigners and locals alike, is the place where spiritual seekers and devout Hindus come to pay homage. Known as the "Yoga Capital of the World", many that come are so drawn to this sacred place, that they come back time and again. And for some, they feel [...]

25 01, 2018

Merchant Art Hotel, Yangon

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , , , |

Landing in Myanmar (Burma) for the first time or simply after a long flight may be a bit intimidating at first, so it is best to book a comfortable hotel ahead of time for the first night. If you are landing in Yangon as most people do, there are 2 popular options on where to [...]

14 01, 2018

Lebanon: Beautiful Mix of West & East

By | January 14th, 2018|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , |

My Travel article on Lebanon as published in ARE Magazine, Winter Edition 2018, read it here.

26 12, 2017

Top 10 Foods to Try in Lebanese Cuisine

By | December 26th, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

Lebanon is a mecca for foodies. The Lebanese Cuisine is, in itself, worth a flight over for days of gluttonous consumption. In case you cannot travel there this week, here is a list of traditional dishes to try at your local Lebanese Restaurant.  A variety of Vegetables make up half of Lebanese (Arabic & Mediterranean) [...]

15 12, 2017

The Best Truffle Pasta in Rome, Italy

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: Italy|Tags: , , |

Where would one find the best Truffle Pasta in all of Rome? Many would think at a generationally owned family restaurant in some small alley. Or possibly at a fancier establishment. Believe it or not, this gem could also be found at the Roma Termini Main Station food court 'Il Merkato Centrale'. YES, the Central Train/Bus Station where [...]

4 10, 2017

Grandmother Pupi’s Home in Viñales, Cuba

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Cuba|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are going to a new place to learn about their Culture, I challenge you to Suspend All Your Previous Judgements. Fully Immerse Yourself with the Locals. Eat their Food, Drink their Drinks and try to Experience Life as they do. Stay at Casa Particular's in Cuba The best places to stay when visiting Cuba is in [...]