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Foodgasmic Tales

I have a very important Breaking News story: We LOVE food. Okay, it’s not that little of a fact… it’s a HUGE fact. We love food so much that we sometimes let it dictate where we travel to.  Our adventures to France, Italy, and Thailand weren’t just influenced by the history and culture of these […]

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As much as I love the beautiful island of Kauai, it certainly has more than a few places that cater to tourists. After a month on the island, I was craving to go behind the curtain and explore the true local culture. And by local culture, what I really mean is the local food. I […]

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If you have been following our blog in 2012, you are probably well aware now that Tony and I ate PHENOMENAL food on our RTW trip. We were fortunate enough to travel to some cities with exceptional food scenes (Buenos Aires, Paris, Berlin) and even got to travel to countries that served up our favorite […]

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Being a backpacker on a limited budget, “all you can eat” basically means “eat as much as humanly possible so you can save some money on meals later”… or maybe even skip a meal or two altogether. After countless meals of stale crackers on long bus rides through South America, whenever heaps and heaps of […]

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Petaling Street is the main drag in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown and is (in)famous for the street vendors selling pirated DVD’s, the delicious food stalls, and the vibrant mix of tourists and locals. With little room for new items in our 32 liter backpacks, we’re not big on stuffing our bags… only our bellies! So in […]

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I remember watching My Best Friend’s Wedding when I was 13 years old and thinking that Julia Roberts character, Julianne, had the best career ever. The opening scene showed her in a fancy restaurant in Chicago nibbling on a variety of mouth watering dishes as an esteemed food critic. As soon as I saw this […]

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Tony and I spent this past month on the Thai island of Koh Samui, house-sitting a beautiful luxury villa and taking care of some amazing German Shepherd dogs.  But when we weren’t playing with the pups at the beach, we were checking out some great dining spots on the island that were participating in the […]

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When it comes to eating, I am both perplexed and in awe of Thailand natives. Since arriving in Thailand, I have noticed a couple common themes: Thais are ALWAYS eating Thais are ridiculously thin As someone coming from the most obese nation in the world, these paradoxes boggle my mind! But then 3 weeks into […]

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