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Seychelles: Praslin restaurants and takeaway

Seychelles: Praslin restaurants and takeaway

Lobster Bay Restaurant Our first dinner on Praslin, conveniently located just a 2 minute drive from our hotel with a few parking spots out front. We had stopped in earlier to make a reservation and...

Seychelles: Mahe restaurants and takeaway

Seychelles: Mahe restaurants and takeaway

La Perle Noire Restaurant This was our first night on the island, and we arrived right as they were opening at 6pm. Even though the restaurant was fully booked, the owner kindly gave us a table...

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...

Weekend in Dallas: food

Weekend in Dallas: food

Rodeo Goat - Great burgers and lots of local beers on tap. We landed a bit late so decided to split a burger (Mike Rawlings) and a side of fries - it was more than enough food! I had the Lakewood...

Wokingham: eat + drink

Wokingham: eat + drink

Sunday After an easy check-in to the hotel, we walked 15 minutes into town for a cider at The Ship Inn. We ordered at the bar and sat outside in the shade as the air temp was gorgeous. The beer...

Vietnam 2016: tasting Hanoi

Vietnam 2016: tasting Hanoi

After the snafu with our hotel, I was ready to get out and about and try some local beers (that potentially weren't yellow). Thankfully, I had read up on a place that had a variety of brews...

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...

Italy 2014: Parma

Italy 2014: Parma

Saturday morning we took an hour and a half train trip through developed countryside to Parma. This was our first time in a compartment-style train cabin, and we were both in a middle seat facing...

Sonoma County: where we ate (and drank beer)

Sonoma County: where we ate (and drank beer)

There are lots of great places to eat and drink (outside of the plethora of wineries) and we visited a few interesting places on this trip. Santa Rosa Belly Left Coast Kitchen - Planning to go to...

Asia/Australia 2013: Singapore food & lodging

Asia/Australia 2013: Singapore food & lodging

Hotel We landed in Singapore around 7:30pm and after negotiating the inner airport transportation to catch the MRT, we managed to buy tickets and grab a seat. I was glad I went to an ATM before...

Asia/Australia 2013: Brisbane

Asia/Australia 2013: Brisbane

Our time in Brisbane unfortunately overlapped with the rather-strong remnants of Tropical Cyclone Oswald. Rain came and went on the first evening but Eric was able to get some interesting shots of...

Asia/Australia 2013: Melbourne lodging & food

Asia/Australia 2013: Melbourne lodging & food

Hotel The main purpose of staying in Melbourne's CBD was to attend the Australian Open, so location factored highly in our decision for the Punthill Manhattan Apartments. Though not inexpensive, the...

happy turkey day!

We had a lovely Thanksgiving, here is the table all set up for dinner... It snowed all morning and then we had sunny skies. We brined the turkey again this year and the stuffing Lynn made was...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)