Monthly Archives: May 2012

My secret receta (recipe or prescription in Spanish) for understanding a culture is mainly by the way it cooks, eats, and celebrates with food. That is why, nearly fifteen years ago, I quickly accepted an invitation from my roommate, Juana Mari, to visit her home and cook with her abuela (grandmother). Little did I know.
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Who can go wrong with warm, gentle beaches with lots of entertainment for young and those young at heart? Certainly, that person it not you, nor the A-list celebrities. Having lived in South Florida for eight years, I have to say it is a wonderful place to hang your hat with frequent run-ins with the.
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Many say that the way to a man’s heart in through his stomach. Well, the same goes for this traveler. A sure way to my heart is through good food. AND, New York City has that. Earlier this year, with only a quick 48 hours in NYC, I tantalized my taste buds from breakfast through.
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I remember fondly as I read through these travel tips for Istanbul, Turkey. Years ago, I traveled to Istanbul for a winter holiday. My highlights included my first Turkish bath, buying a Turkish rug while imbibing many an apple tea (that Turkish rug still decorates my living room), the aroma of the spice bazaar, and.
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You would think that the more I travel the shorter my bucket list gets; however, that is not the case. My thirst for travel and new adventures just continues to grow the more I see. Included in my must visit list are Peru, Australia, New Zealand, the Grand Canyon, and Hawaii. Recently,  my retired father recently.
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Although nearly 15 years since, I called Madrid home. There is a piece of my heart that still resides in Madrid in its culture, music, food, and its “la forma de ser” (way of being / way of life). With that said, I wanted to share the post below written by Destinia.co.uk who provides a gamut.
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