Saigon Street Eats: The Seafood Trail

  For a foodie like me, what better place to visit than Southeast Asia. That being said, while in Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City, I wanted to explore the city through food and through the eyes of a local. That being said, I thought it would be a great idea to do a seafood…

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…

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…

How to get the most cultural experience while traveling…

Hey there. There are so many different types of trips and adventures that you can have while traveling, whether you are traveling solo, traveling by yourself, traveling with friends or a significant other or with kids. You can simply create many different focal aspects for your trip. If you are into cooking, you might want…

Basic Currant Scones (Courtesy of King Arthur Cooking Class)

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of salt 2 teaspoons sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled 1/2 cup currants (or other add ins) 1 egg, separated (reserve the white for brushing on top of scone) 3/4 cup cold whole milk Directions: Preheat the oven to…

Budget Travel Thailand, Vietnam and South Korea

Hello there. So, I have an official cost breakdown of my trip to Thailand. I plan to be in Thailand, South Korea and Vietnam for a total of Sixteen days. I have read various blogs and scoured websites when it came to creating a budget and finding a cost of travel for my pending trip…

Octagon @ Mystic Marriott

I have been to Octagon at the Mystic Marriott on more than one occasion. It is one of my favorite restaurants for hotel food. Normally, I am not a fan of hotel food. It just seems that they do not put in the same amount of love into their food that other restaurants do. But…