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Monthly Archives: March 2015

When I was ten-years-old, my mother took us to a country she had already fallen in love on a girls trip the previous year. It was our first time on a vacation outside the country together as a family and after only a few hours of flying, we landed on a tiny piece of paradise […]

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While in Austin with my friend James, our days entailed very late nights of watching Matt Damon movies and hanging out with his friends. They were so late that it would be early morning by the time we fell into the world of sleep. Then we would awaken mid morning and our day would begin, throwing […]

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Trudging through the warm summer air, south of Liberty Bell towards what has to be the most famous piece of Philadelphia cuisine, I was determined despite having only just landed and the impending darkness sweeping its way across the sky. Nothing was going to get in the way of me and my cheesesteak, even the warning about […]

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Spontaneity is something that begins to fall more and more by the wayside the older we get. All plans with friends nowadays always involve the date, time and place we will go and all details can found online (if not, the black hole of ‘what do I expect’ is all that fills the mind). I […]

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Have you ever kept a journal? Maybe intended to write every day for a year into a perfectly lined book? Or attempted to write your way through a journey? Well, that was my full intention when descending upon Paris. To be fully immersed as a writer and artist for a long weekend, but needless to […]

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On my first solo trip overseas, I went from Thanksgiving in Mississippi to Costa Rica and it’s Gallo Pinto to Mexico and it’s tortillas and beans from morning until evening. All this food was tasty, but I yearned for a plain old boring sandwich like I was used to and my two week stay in […]

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Most of the foreign food on this blog involves recipes that are in fact, very simple and not time consuming. That is one of the reasons why I created this website, to show you, wherever you may be, that foreign food doesn’t have to be daunting to attempt in your own kitchen. Most are quick […]

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And in one blink it was gone. Well maybe not quite for me, but it did go faster than anticipated, in usual fashion might I add. February was a mixed bag of things and there was even one dumping of snow to last through a morning. Seeing kids throw snowballs at their parents as they […]

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