I wrote this back on my trip to Cape Town in 2010, however, I never published it until now. A city full of vibrancy, diversity, stunning landscapes, and a colored history, Cape Town captures many a traveler’s heart. My five-day visit turned into two weeks, and I quickly found myself in love with this […]
Last week, my friend Lauren (aka my southeast Asia travel buddy) and I caught up over lunch. We first traveled abroad together in Africa in 2008 and then in southeast Asia in 2010. We threw out ideas for a future trip (maybe in 2012… see a pattern?) but mostly reminisced about ridiculous times and favorite […]
Between San Antonio and Austin is a nice drive on Highway 16 that goes through small, historic towns. Our favorite of these towns is the self-proclaimed ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’: Bandera. Even more than the name, I think what excited me most is that they have a restaurant that is known for it’s chicken […]
Food is an essential piece of the culture puzzle. To know a culture, I think you have to know its food. While a hot dog is probably not something you’d normally write home about, I must say, the Danish hot dog won me over.
Happy slappy pancake deliciousness. It’s National Pancake Day, and what better way to celebrate than to make your mouth water over delicious pancakes! Slappy Cakes is a breakfast and lunch restaurant in Portland that allows patrons to cook their own pancakes right at the table. The food is organic, fresh, and most of it is […]