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City food tour in Mexico

Take a Local Food Tour to Get a Real Feel for a City

One of the best ways to learn about a destination’s personality, its history, and its customs is to eat your way around town on a guided walking tour. You get to sample food from places that have been vetted by the
Kyrygzstan Bishkek monument

Monuments and Manty in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

I’ve been to a lot of capital cities around the world in my decades of travel, but none of them have been anything like Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. A lot of the elements you expect to find in a big city just aren’t
Oaxaca cooking class

Finding Authentic Food When You Travel

This week I got quoted in a USA Today article on how to find authentic local food when you travel. What we eat is important always, but it takes on a whole other level of importance when you’re traveling, especially internationally.
Turkish kebab and bulgur

A Tasty Walk on the Asian Side of Istanbul

I shouldn’t have still been hungry at this point, but when the Turkish kebab plate with spicy bulgur wheat and oven-roasted bread landed in front of me, with a fresh-baked lama├žun, on the side, I had to dive in like a
carnitas-mexico

Come Eat Some Street Food in Guanajuato

Want to get a tour of Guanajuato with me and chow down on some good Mexican Street Food? Follow that link and sign up if you’re heading my way. The problem with having a job that you can do from anywhere