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...]

Flashback – Moorea

I panic whenever someone asks me about my favorite vacation. For me it is impossible to answer. I have to answer in categories. My favorite food vacation, my favorite winter vacation, etc. When it comes to my most relaxing vacation the response is always clear: Moorea. I have been there 2.5 times. Two lengthy stays of 12 and 14 days and one 1-day stop while on a 14-day Tahitian cruise. The first … [Read more...]

One Day: Day 9 of 30 Days of Indie Travel Project

We're at Day 9 of the Boots N All travel writing series - 30 Days of Indie Travel. Are you keeping up?  Have you checked out of many of other daily posts? Today's prompt: Travel helps us better appreciate the present moment instead of always looking to the next thing. Describe one perfect day you had while traveling this year. Where were you? What were you doing? And what made it perfect? It is … [Read more...]

I am not a glutton

I am not a glutton—I am an explorer of food.”  ― Erma Bombeck If you have been reading this blog for any length of time you will quickly realize that I travel mainly through my stomach.  Heck, even when I am not traveling, I live this way! I recently wrote an interview series with Nathalie Hamidi who posed several questions to me around the topic of travel and food. (The interviews are in … [Read more...]

And, she's back!

Back to the real world after nearly 10 days of island paradise. Lots to catch everyone up on, will start tomorrow.Still trying to adjust to real time instead of island time. Things move a LOT slower in the South Pacific. In fact here is Santa and Mrs. Claus on Christmas Day, it is 10:50 a.m....they were scheduled for 10:00.Catch up tomorrow! … [Read more...]