A field of quinoa near Lake Piuray, Peru.
Quinoa wasn’t even on my list of must-have adventures for our recent trip to Peru.
Machu Picchu? Yep. Riding Paso horses? You bet! Shopping for colorful woven handicrafts? Of course. But dining…
Pavlova is considered the “national dessert” by both Australia and New Zealand.
Pavlova may not be a household “name” in the Northern Hemisphere, but it’s perennially popular in Australia and New Zealand. The iconic gooey meringue, topped with colorful fruit,…
Florence cooking lessons are an authentic way to connect with the local culture of this great city.
Florence Cooking Lessons was contributed by reader Art Moldavia from San Diego. If Florence is on your bucket list, you’ll also want to…
Afternoon tea with scones, cream, and jam is another wonderful New Zealand experience.
One of the great joys of authentic travel is getting to know local people in the area you’re visiting. I’ve lived in New Zealand and watched tourists…
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What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.
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