Eating. It's one of the best parts of travel as far as I'm concerned. There are always new tastes and surprises, and often a completely new food that becomes a repeated treat during my stay, and a special memory. As you know from my map of things to do in Plaka, Athens, eating in Plaka … Continue reading 5 Top Places to Eat in Plaka
Much of the travel happening in our family recently has been the husband traveling for work. Sadly, I have only been able to hitch a ride along once, since life and school and lessons and all still have to go on here at home. This does, however, lead to some of the most amazing emails and … Continue reading Sometimes You Shouldn’t Translate the Menu
My husband, who has gone from Mr. Meat and Potatoes when we met and got married, to Mr. Texting Me Pictures of Silkworm Larvae and Octopus Balls (I'm not being crude there, that's what it's called on the menu.) when he is eating out for business travel, order this over our hosts frantic objections and warnings.
It seems many of our memories of Thailand revolve around food. (Come to think of it, a lot of our memories of a lot of our travel revolve around food. Note to self, examine our family's relationship with food...) Anyway! On this particular day, we took a walk down an easy-to-miss back street, near the … Continue reading Snacking Through the Back Soi
As we left Wat Pho, our friend had an idea for what he assured us would be a great, inexpensive lunch: Shoshana Restaurant. He was also confident this was easily walkable. Ok, the first part was quite true - yummy lunch. No arguments there. The second part... well, let's say that it can be walked, from … Continue reading Schnitzel off Khao San: Shoshana Restaurant
This day on Koh Kood was to rest, relax, and enjoy the beautiful tropical weather. And to have what turned out to be maybe the best meal we had out in a restaurant our whole trip. The meal we compared the other meals to... but we'll get to that. We had anchored off the coast … Continue reading Koh Kood Relaxation
We are doing surprisingly well with jetlag, which is helping this whole transition a lot. We are still waking up (really) early, but even with that we are lasting until 9pm. At some point I expect we will hit a wall, but until then, we're just going with it. Today that meant a golf cart … Continue reading A Peek Outside the Bubble