Timbuktu. Bora-Bora. Darjeeling. Balikpapan. Kathmandu. Zanzibar. I've been intrigued by these places my whole life, even though I didn't know anything about them beyond their melodious and exotic-sounding names.
Storms and shawarma in Beirut, a city with a history of unrest that is working toward a peaceful future.
"Try this." It's a statement we hear often on this around-the-world adventure, and it usually winds up being delicious. But what was in front of us at the moment looked like a ball of dark brown bark covered in some …
A 10-day cruise was a fun and relaxing way to see several new Mediterranean destinations, including Malta, Crete, and Sicily, while getting to sleep in the same bed every night.
Our second visit to Istanbul featured a stay on the waterfront and a world-class seafood meal.
Angela and I love spicy food. The bigger the flavors, the better. And we struggled in Europe. So what do you do when need some spice? Why, you find a Chinese restaurant, of course.
"Welcome to the best market in the world." It was the greeting we received at the entrance to La Boqueria food market in Barcelona, Spain, on a tour with our instructor from Cook & Taste Barcelona. We were buying the ingredients …
Mighty fortresses and culinary works of art in pastoral Luxembourg.
While Madeira is a terrific place to dive and snorkel, we'd just wrapped up a wonderful week in the Azores and were looking for a little variety. We also wanted to avoid the bustle of Madeira's capital, Funchal, which is where …
Everything from hot volcanic craters and the cold waters of the North Atlantic to old ghost villages and new outlooks on life.