I'm not a vegetarian or a vegan, but sometimes I appreciate a good veggie meal just as much as any vegetarian. (And in some places it may be wiser to stick with veggies which don't necessarily need to be kept refrigerated.) Here's a collection of some of the best veggie restaurants I've been to around... Continue Reading →
Chefs will always tell you, "Presentation is everything." Well I've noticed that in a few types of international cuisine, it really is! In Argentina the popular snack food empanadas are shaped based on their fillings. A traditional meat, or "carne", empanada will look like a half circle with a frilly edge, but a cheese... Continue Reading →
“I would not have done anything differently. All of the moments in my life, everyone I have met, every trip I have taken, every success I have enjoyed, every blunder I have made, every loss I have endured has been just right. I am not saying that they were all good or that they happened for a reason...but they have been right." [...]
It means "No" in Arabic,
"Yeah, okay" in Nepali,
and "[Over] There." in French.
I would hate to be a French Moroccan in Nepal!
What do Nepalis and Floridians have in common?
Both wear flip-flops (slippers) everywhere, no matter of the weather. Only Nepalis climb mountains in them, Floridians just bum about the beach or mall in them.
"[Going to] Kathmandu was like doing a line of coke and getting hit in the face with a frying pan."