Tweet I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: Australia is expensive. Sydney is certainly no exception and is likely more expensive than any other city in the country. While the US dollar is nearly even with the Australian dollar, it will take you much more of those dollars to buy the same items. But [...]
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Tweet Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, [...]
TweetWhile there were celebrity chefs in America for years, Top Chef brought them to the national consciousness with their award-winning show. It put a face to names like Tom Colicchio, Sean Brock and Hubert Keller and made their food styles recognizable. Atlanta has had its own contributions to the show, bringing notable chefs to the program. [...]
Tweet In between coming down with an upper respiratory infection and becoming a contributor to Sweet Lemon Magazine’s Zesty Digest blog, I drove up to Charleston for the Charleston Wine + Food Festival. It always feels good to go back, even if it’s not home anymore. I never had the chance to go to the [...]
TweetCharleston, South Carolina is one of my favorite cities in the world, but admittedly, not cheap. From February through May, the city’s top events keep every hotel in town booked: the Southeastern Wildlife Expo, Charleston Fashion Week, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston Wine + Food Festival and the Cooper River Bridge Run. There are a few [...]
TweetThis post is the third post in a series about the cost of traveling in Australia, this time about eating and drinking and how to keep it cheap. Keep reading next week for the budget guide to tours and activities. Think eating and drinking in Australia is as simple as “putting another shrimp on the barbie?” [...]
TweetIf you’re wondering how I’m not obese by now considering the way I eat, I wonder the same thing myself. Scientists should study this phenomenon. But how can you not eat well and heartily in most of the destinations I visited this year? My Favorite Eats of 2011 were of an unusual variety, mostly dishes [...]
TweetThe heart of New Orleans, and the South in general, is in the food. No trip to the city is complete without indulging in the many tasty dishes, some traditional and others less so. Here are my favorite meals from my weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana. Beignets, Café du Monde If you’ve never had a [...]
TweetHow is Austrian food different than German food? That is what I asked myself in my week or so in the country. Sure, there are a lot of similarities, but here are a few of my favorite dishes from my visits to Innsbruck, Vienna and Salzburg. Hungarian Style Goulash, Stubaier Gletscher, Fulpmes What could be [...]
Tweet Visiting Vienna’s Naschmarkt is a must-have experience in the city. What was once a thriving fish market is now a culinary experience featuring many different regional cuisines. Across from a kebab stand you will find Indian spices and Greek olives. The various cuts of meat are fresh. If you’re a cheap backpacker like myself, [...]
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- 5 Reasons I’m Leaving the Country to Travel January 16, 2011
- 24 Things to Do Before Turning 24 July 8, 2011
- Flying High Over Kaua’i June 27, 2011
- The Australian Adventure: Six Months In July 25, 2011
- Photo Essay: The Great Ocean Road February 21, 2011
- Photo Essay: Cats of the Hemingway House May 17, 2013
- Paddleboarding with Manatees May 15, 2013
- Space Travel: The Final Frontier May 13, 2013
- Photo Essay: Miami Street Art May 10, 2013
- Best Free and Cheap Things to Do in Sydney May 8, 2013
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