Getting the local perspective when you travel

Bowl of Pho. Photo Credit: Flickr user Michael Pittman

One of the greatest gifts you can receive as a traveler is the gift of hospitality.  The world over we were invited into the homes of locals, sometimes for a coffee, sometimes for a meal and still other times for a safe, warm place to rest.  In fact, spending time with locals played a huge [...]

How Feijoada (Portuguese Bean Stew) Made It Around the World

Portugal- Feijoada

How many times can we repeat that one of our favorite aspects of travel is sampling new food?  It seems like we aren’t the only ones given the complete obsession in America with global food.  From Anthony Bourdain to the food network, American’s are obsessed with bringing a taste of their vacation or their dream [...]

Eat Your Heart Out in Cyprus

Cyprus Cuisine- Souvlaki

When visiting the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, there are a few foods you won’t want to miss. While Greek influence is strong, Cypriot cuisine has a unique spin on some of the more typical Greek dishes. Souvlaki is a favorite “fast food” on the island of Cyprus. Skewered lean meat, usually lamb, pork or chicken, [...]

A Traveler’s Taste of Polish Cuisine

Polish Food

Editor’s Note: These Polish dishes sound absolutely delicious.  We may just have to make a trip to Poland soon.. We all know food plays a significant role when traveling the world. If you decide to head to Eastern Europe and spend a few days in Poland, there are certain dishes you might not be familiar [...]