Travel, Cooking, Doing, Eating and Drinking (that about covers it)

Category: Travel

Marsala Memories: Sicilian Caponata

Marsala Memories: Sicilian Caponata

Last summer, Pete and I were in Marsala, Sicily to attend the beautiful wedding of our friends, Matteo and Giovanna. We were very excited to share our friends’ special day. As an added bonus, we had an “excuse” to go to Marsala, a town that […]

Doing The Laundry (Room)

Doing The Laundry (Room)

Las Vegas is full of shows. On any given night, you can see aquatic marvels, acrobats flying through the air or balanced precariously, slight of hand feats of wonder or your favourite artist performing or you can enjoy laughs aplenty. If you are a cocktailer, […]

Falling for Iguazu

Falling for Iguazu

Iguazu Falls may suffer from an identity crisis. While the name means “Big Water”, the falls are referred to as Iguazu Falls (English), Iguazú Falls (Argentina), Iguassu Falls (Brazil) or Iguaçu Falls (Brazil). Whatever the name, they are the largest waterfall system in the world. How large? Nearly […]

Buenos Aires Blossoms, Bottles and Booze

Buenos Aires Blossoms, Bottles and Booze

Buenos Aires has a very European vibe, from the extremely French architecture to the wide, tree-lined streets. On one smaller tree-lined street, there is an elegantly-appointed florist shop called Floreria Atlantico. Large containers of roses, lilies, sunflowers and other blossoms fill the store with gorgeous scents. […]

The Royal Palace – Gyeongbokgung

The Royal Palace – Gyeongbokgung

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day to treat your partner like royalty! Men, if you were in South Korea today, you would be receiving chocolates from women as a sign of affection. Speaking of South Korea, has everyone been watching the Olympics? We are well […]

Seoul Searching

Seoul Searching

One year ago today, I was in Seoul, South Korea. We spent three days in total there last winter. We were heading to Bali to celebrate my birthday (Hey! Happy Birthday to me!). Now, while I admit that geography is not my strong suit, I […]

Lucky Lentil Soup

Lucky Lentil Soup

  I started off 2017 with Red Lentil Ragu, so I guess it is only fitting that I end the year with a Red Lentil recipe. Italians are superstitious. For the incoming New Year, you must wear red underwear for luck. The underwear has to […]