Merry Christmas from Venezuela

To all my northern friends, I’m sorry in advance for wishing you a merry Christmas from this perfect 75 degree Caribbean morning in Venezuela. The breeze coming through the open windows is making it hard to remember the sting of cold and snow, and the parrots (guacamayas) flying over the trees outside screaming are a…

Digestion: USA vs. Europe

Today I would like to talk to you about *digestion while traveling!* (insert horror movie sound effects).

The International Wine & Food Society Meets a Millennial

I’m intrigued by anything that’s called a “society“… I recently discovered that the International Wine & Food Society (IWFS) has a Philadelphia Chapter… and better yet, that it still exists! I read about it in a book about James Beard so please forgive me for thinking it sounded antiquated and wondering if it still existed……

Why Everyone Must Visit Santorini, Greece

My goal today is to impress upon you why anyone who considers themself a lover of travel should visit Santorini at least once in their life. This is the only life we get, so go live it!

Spain is open to US travelers!

Hey! Do you have your vaccine? GREAT! Now you can go to Spain! Spain opened up to vaccinated U.S. travelers on June 7th and I landed in Madrid on June 8th so I’m here to share with you the very short to do list of what you need to do to go to Spain in…

I Walked to Mexico for Lunch!

Yes you read that title correctly… I sure did walk from the United States of America all the way to Mexico just for lunch (and a couple margaritas which were extra fuerte… uh… strong!). So, down in Texas in a little town called Progreso, there is the Progreso International Bridge where you can pay $1.00…

Passionfruit Margarita Recipe

Whenever I stumble upon a good thing, I always want to recreate it and share it with my friends. If it’s GREAT, then it should be spread across this ole globe, right? Well I’ve had some GREAT passionfruit margs and some really terrible ones. I decided to try recreating the GREAT ones and I think…

Virtual Brunch Shopping List

This event has already happened but you can watch the playback here: Ingredient List (Serves 2-3 people) For the Arepas: P.A.N. brand pre-cooked white (or yellow) corn meal / Harina de maiz. See link at the bottom of this article). Water Salt For the Perico (arepa filling/scrambled eggs) 4 Eggs (or more if you’re hungry….