Sandwich Travels

August is National Sandwich month! Despite not being a huge fan of sandwiches, there are many that I love around the world and I thought it would be fun to share my favorites. France - my absolute favorite is ham and butter on a baguette, a classic.  When I first move to France I thought this was the most bizarre combination, that is, until I tasted it. Forget mustard. Forget mayonnaise. The … [Read more...]

Friday Food Foto – A Rambling Swiss Fondue

I know some people may entertain the idea that Switzerland is all about the snow... They probably think about alpine skiing, ice-skating, cross-country skiing and sometimes snowboarding. Perhaps their mind wander over to the less obvious but locally quite popular Swiss sports like curling- basically brushing the ice energetically enough so that a stone may make across the ice. There is no doubt in … [Read more...]

Celebrate: Day 7 of 30 Days of Indie Travel Project

"Home" again after traveling the last four days. It was an interesting trip to try to blog from between the desert of Palm Springs and Joshua Tree to the interference and low bandwidth issues of LAX it wasn't easy keeping up on the 30 Days of Indie Travel travel writing series. Boots N All are sending out daily prompts on travel and they just keep on coming! Today's prompt:  Joining in a local … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: Road to Romanel

Location: Road between Romanel-sur-Morges and Morges, Switzerland. … [Read more...]

SHiMONEi and Schoggi: a pairing made in heaven

Last week I mentioned that I was going to a tea and chocolate pairing event.  It was a charity event for ClassesForCauses and WELL Network held at the Schoggi store in Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco.  The event was a class on pairing luxury oolong tea from SHiMONEi with luxury chocolate from Schoggi. The pairing? Heavenly! I love tea.  I start my day with a good Swiss expresso but then the … [Read more...]