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Italy 2017: CIBO Cooking Class

Italy 2017: CIBO Cooking Class

As previously mentioned on this blog, I love to take cooking classes in various cities around the world as local food is one of the best things about travel. Bringing home the knowledge to make some...

Istanbul 2015: Cooking class

Istanbul 2015: Cooking class

Several weeks before we left, I emailed the Istanbul Cooking School to see if there were any openings during our trip. Although Oguz couldn't confirm anything until about a month before, everything...

Ubud: Lobong Cooking Class

Ubud: Lobong Cooking Class

I enjoyed a private cooking class in Budapest and a small group cooking class in Thailand on previous trips, so when Eric found a few options in Bali, I knew I had to give it a try. For anyone...

Budapest 2013: Private cooking class

Budapest 2013: Private cooking class

Cooking classes in foreign countries are a great way to not only learn how to cook new things but also to learn about the culture of the place you are visiting. I had such a fabulous time in Chiang...

Asian adventure 2011: Chiang Mai cooking class

Asian adventure 2011: Chiang Mai cooking class

We both love Thai food, so when the opportunity came up for me to take a Thai cooking class in Chiang Mai I was all for it. Unfortunately, this meant I had to miss the Elephant Nature Park...

curry cooking class

I have been looking forward to this class for weeks and I was, unfortunately, sorely disappointed. The instructor did nothing of the sort and the recipes were so easy, all I really needed to do was...

Coronavirus cooking adventures

Coronavirus cooking adventures

Because of the pandemic currently affecting the world, we are grounded for the foreseeable future and my hobbies now include trying to get our money back from airlines and puzzles. In between Zoom...

Vietnam 2016: My Grandma’s Home Cooking

Vietnam 2016: My Grandma’s Home Cooking

I walked over to the meetup spot by 7:45am (!) to gather at the office along with three British women who were also taking the Market Tour portion of the class. After introducing ourselves, we took...

Italy 2017: Bologna

Italy 2017: Bologna

Wednesday After checking into our hotel we headed out to explore the town. But first, we needed some lunch, so we stopped into a small deli, Borgo979. They had a number of tigella, 4" round...

Vietnam 2016: living cheap in Hue

Vietnam 2016: living cheap in Hue

The Vedana Resort graciously allowed us to take their free shuttle into Hue, which was appreciated, but for some reason we stopped at a different hotel. It seemed like our driver wanted us to drop...

Vietnam 2016: food in Hoi An

Vietnam 2016: food in Hoi An

Thursday Walking around town our first day, Leandra was ready for a snack and steered us toward Madam Khanh - The Banh Mi Queen. Just up the street from a row of tailor shops we found the small cart...

Beijing 2015: Lama Temple

Beijing 2015: Lama Temple

After my morning at the Temple of Heaven and Leandra's morning in her cooking class we met back at the hotel to warm up and plan the rest of our day. Lama temple had been recommended to us, and...

Indonesia (Bali & Lombok), May 2014

Indonesia (Bali & Lombok), May 2014

Flickr photo set General blog posts Bali: Overview Cathay Pacific First Class Indonesian airports love lines and paperwork Lombok blog posts Lombok: Overview and hotel Sendang Gila and Tiu Kelep...

Ubud: overall impressions

Ubud: overall impressions

During our five days in Ubud we did quite a bit of walking around (me more than Eric as he opted to sit by the pool on one of my longer afternoon excursions) and while I found the doorways and...

Ubud: Food & Drink

Ubud: Food & Drink

Saturday, May 24 After a long day of car travel, we eventually made our way to a well-reviewed schnitzel restaurant for dinner. Warung Schnitzel had a 4-10p happy hour on several cocktails, so after...

Ubud: Bali Eco-Cycling Tour

Ubud: Bali Eco-Cycling Tour

Two weeks before our trip we booked the Bali Eco Cycling Tour as our main activity for Tuesday. Originally we were told to expect a a 7:30-7:45am pickup time. Since the tour also included breakfast,...

Ubud: Alaya Resort & Spa

Ubud: Alaya Resort & Spa

The Alaya Resort is relatively new, so our driver didn't know where it was. Fortunately we had the location marked (accurately!) on Google maps and were able to guide him to the correct spot. The...

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2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Valencia, Spain (Mar)
Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)</br />Rome, Italy (Oct)
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Florida (Feb)
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Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
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Long Island (Jul)
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Chicago (Sept)
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NC Mountains (Nov)
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