Bun Cha is not native to southern Vietnam. It comes from the north. It is popular all over Vietnam–in fact all over the world–but it
By now it was just after dark. Having finished our snack in the Cambodian Flower Market, we walked to a small shop and took up
What made Vietnam special for me — sidewalks, street food, coffee, wandering, motorbikes, daytrips, local guides, making mistakes, and traveling with an adventurous friend. This is
When we left Cheo Leo, we took a little detour before leaving district 3. Our guides, Nana and Huy from Street Food Man took us
Hanoi is filled with custom tailors. It’s something I had always wanted to do; and, if not now then when? I stopped in a nice
From the Banh Xeo, remaining in District 3, our Saigon food tour took us to the oldest coffee shop in Saigon. Nearly 80 years ago
The sign promised we could recreate an authentic Lao meal back home…and they delivered!
Our tour began with a ride on the back of a scooter through downtown Saigon. The traffic is 75% motorbikes, and they drive as if
I am in love with Luang Prabang. It is an extremely tight-knit–yet welcoming community. The pace of life is steady but relaxed, and most of
It’s only our 3rd full day in Vietnam, but I think when the 16 days is over we will conclude that the Saigon Food Tour
The day was finally here and my friend Michael and I were boarding our flight to Hong Kong, which would be followed by a flight
I can barely believe I am typing this, I’m going to Vietnam! For years, I have wanted to visit this country. My father served there in
What exactly is a casbah? We found out on this tour of Moroccan casbah. This fortified ancient village was charming and compelling!
This recipe for a Moroccan tagine of Chicken with Preserved Lemons is fun to make and will transport you!
Rabat is both a modern and ancient city on the Atlantic Ocean. It is sunny, friendly, clean and lively!
This classic Moroccan ingredient comes from a time before refrigeration. Simple and delicious, give it a try!
The very mention of this town sends a romantic thrill through spines! Here is what I found in this storied Moroccan city.
A tribute to the man whose travels, writing, sense of humor and adventure are an inspiration to this very blog.
Simien Mountain National Park is a vast jagged wilderness coversing 85 square miles connected by narrow dirt roads with switchbacks and no guard rails. Follow our 3 day trip into this gorgeous country!
The food of Ethiopia is unlike any western cuisine. Follow my trip to Ethiopia as I explore the food, meet those who cook it, and learn their methods.