Tag archive for "Food"

poi making kauai hawaii

America, Experiences, Volunteering

Tuesday Wednesday Poiday Friday

2 Comments 15 April 2014

“I’ve been coming to poi day since 2001, “ his eyes crinkled in a smile as he fiddled with his fishing net, “I like to come meet people and talk story.” Charlie said. ‘Uncle’ Charlie was one of many old timers I met who showed up every Thursday to make poi as part of a [...]

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glorious food

Featured, Travel Advice

How to Find Local Food Experiences on Vacation

14 Comments 27 March 2014

My continuing series of how to make your next vacation more local focuses on food and how to find local food experiences when you travel. We all have to eat – but the question is where should we eat when we travel? Connecting through food has been bringing families and cultures together for years, and [...]

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America, Experiences, Featured

Discover a Fresh Take on Fine Dining in Hawaii

9 Comments 18 March 2014

Outfitted in white gloves, she slowly opened the box as if she was opening up a jewelry box. I fully expected to see rubies or sparkling diamonds like in the movie Pretty Woman. However there were no rubies, instead I was first hit with the aroma – earthy, rich truffles – a distinct smell. As [...]

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America, Solo Travel

A Chef’s Heaven at O’o Farm

7 Comments 14 November 2013

“I’m a farmer.” He said. I looked over this young man with his sleek sunglasses, and curly hair pulled back in a pony tail – he didn’t look like any farmer I had ever met before. But then again I was used to my grandfather smoking a cigarette, wearing overalls, and driving a tractor in [...]

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Street food Saigon

Experiences, Vietnam

Eating on the Streets in Saigon

10 Comments 05 November 2013

There were three ‘rules’ to this Saigon street food tour: We recommend that you don’t drink too much water as it will fill you up too fast. You should pace yourself. Know that you don’t have to eat everything given to you. This is exactly what you want to hear when you take a food [...]

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hot vit lon vietnam

Featured, Vietnam

The Incredible Edible Egg Embryo

11 Comments 01 November 2013

As I looked at the egg and I could vaguely hear people providing me encouragement and instructions, but in my mind I kept thinking – how do I get myself into these things? However I couldn’t take the blame for this situation – this was all Evie’s fault. Yes, I’m throwing my niece ‘under the [...]

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Cao Daii Saigon

Travel Advice, Vietnam

How to be a Good First Time Traveler

17 Comments 24 October 2013

If you want to know how to be a great first time international traveler – just ask my 17 year old niece Evie. She surprised me on so many different levels on our trip that she left me bursting with pride and reminded me of how important it is to see the world with fresh [...]

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America, Experiences, Featured, Solo Travel

48 Hours in Orlando as #GlobalTravelerSherry

15 Comments 14 October 2013

Disclosure: Club Carlson compensated me and provided for my travel and accommodations in exchange for writing about my travels with them. Regardless, everything I have said in the post reflects my honest observations and opinions. Is it possible to go to Orlando, stay near Disney and not go to a theme park? I was going [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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