When we lived in Michigan, my neighbor from Northern India would often invite us over to her home for dinner. Wafts of coriander and fennel with undercurrents of earthy nuts and more vibrant cilantro greeted us when she opened the door.ShareThis
Brazilians take food seriously. They’re known to spend more than an hour midday working their way through multi-course meals, often followed by visit to a local café. And São Paulo seems to be the country’s culinary mecca.ShareThis
The Netherlands – a place of beauty and great food! But I’m guessing that you’re not familiar with the cuisine of the southern Netherlands. If you’re driving the southern Netherlands, you’ve a great culinary adventure in front of you.
The idea of a Thanksgiving holiday dates back to an autumn feast celebrated by pilgrims and Native Americans in 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. More than 200 years later, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln declared the fourth Thursday of every November a national day of Thanksgiving.ShareThis
When I mentioned the Legend of Sleepy Hollow to my children, I was greeted with blank stares.
“Sleepy what?” my 11 year-old asked.
One of the pure joys of travel is the food. Yes, that's right - food is a window to culture. Think about it - from the night markets of Southeast Asia to the traditional recipes of, well, any culture, what people make and eat is a product of terroir, seasons, climate, history, and more.