Why I won’t hire someone to plan the honeymoon

Okay. Let’s be frank here. The minute you mention the word “wedding” or “honeymoon” prices automatically soar. It just seems that they go up and up and up. I mean, all you literally have to do is type in “honeymoon packages” into Google or Yahoo and an entire list, endless pages of various vacation and…

Vietnam Cookery Center

  While in Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City, I also took it upon myself to take a cooking class. It was an incredible time. One of the things that I love about taking cooking classes abroad is being able to meet different people who also share my passion and love of food and cooking….

May Kaidee Cooking School Bangkok

  May Kaidee Cooking School. 5 stars no doubt. A must while in Bangkok is to take a cooking class as I have mentioned in numerous posts. You can learn to cook local dishes and even take the recipes home with you. Some of the dishes pictured above include the classic Papaya Salad. And this…

Best of Bangkok

Hi there! I am going to be honest with you. Bangkok was not my favorite city. Yeah, there was a lot to do there, but it just was not for me. I found that it did not mesh well with my personality. I suffered a lot of culture shock, and had to deal with how…

How to avoid becoming another annoying American Traveler

Okay. Not going to lie. We have all been there, and we have all done that annoying American traveler thing. Well, here I have a few tips on how to not be that annoying traveler while traveling abroad. Do not piss off foreigners. Some tips for you just below. Be polite! I cannot stress this…

8 Ways to Know You Have Become Culturally Portuguese

Espresso is your thing. Okay, so I know the saying, when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Well, what about when in Portugal? In Lisbon? Portugal may very well give Italy a run for their money when it comes to coffee and espresso. Portugal is a close neck behind in the way that they…

2019 Wish list

2019 wish list. I may have mentioned it briefly. I for sure did in 2018, when I was working on my 2018 wish list. Well, as the year draws to a close, it is time to think back, reflect and be grateful for this incredible year that I have had so far. If you have…

My Top Travel Moments of 2018

Hey guys! As 2018 draws to a close, I wanted to share with you some of my top and favorite travel moments. 2018 was an unforgettable year for the books, and 2019 promises to be just as exciting. I mean, the past few years of my life have been amazing. Well, we can’t forget hang…

Why Portugal is a foodies paradise…

Portugal is truly heaven on Earth. And, for someone such as myself, a major foodie who will eat almost anything and loves exploring food and cuisine local to the place I am visiting, I thought I was in heaven. The food of Portugal is so fresh and wonderful and well cooked. But, of course my…

Time Management Abroad

I get it. It’s easy to get so overwhelmed when traveling and traveling abroad. At this point as a seasoned traveler, I still get so overwhelmed. Especially when traveling to large cities. I get so flustered and overwhelmed by the tall buildings, the business of the cities, all of the activity and action. Their is…