Category: Lifestyle

Cafe Beignet in New Orleans – More Than Just Beignets

Beignets, Beignets, Beignets. This is all we heard before coming to New Orleans. Everyone was telling us it is a must to eat them. Plus, watching ‘Princess and the Frog’ eight hundred times you have to get a taste. However, … Continue reading

Dat Dog in New Orleans- Hot Dogs With a Twist

What is the one thing that is one every parent’s mind when traveling? Food! At least for me it is. My kids are super picky eaters so making sure they eat at restaurants that will be fun for them is … Continue reading

Gumbo Shop New Orleans – Review

You can not come to New Orleans and not eat home style cooked gumbo. Sure, practically every restaurant you go to has gumbo offered on the menu. But it is always better to go to the ones that specialize in … Continue reading

Take Ride on the Mississippi River – Steamboat Natchez

One thing you can not avoid is an encounter with the great Mississippi River while visiting New Orleans. The French Quarters goes right into. Seafood is practically a staple of New Orleans and Louisiana’s cuisine. Strolling along the river walk … Continue reading

Mothers New Orleans Restaurant – An Iconic Place

I love visiting ‘Famous’ restaurants of each location I visit. Mother’s Restaurant was one of the top recommendations I got from NOLA CVB. And good reason. Why Mothers New Orleans is Worth a Visit First of all it is known … Continue reading

Po Boys – New Orleans Style – Johnny Po Boy’s Restaurant Review

New Orleans is known to have some of the most unique foods created in all of the US that are native to this city. This was one of my missions, to try as much of the local food as possible. … Continue reading

Things to Do In Guatemala City – Family Staycation

So what’s a staycation? To me it means either doing a small vacation like trip (either day trip or multi-day trip) that is super close to home. And that is exactly what we did! Our chosen location, one least thought … Continue reading

Family Friendly Dining – Nais Guatemala City

Eating is a huge part of traveling. So, when I was in the process of working with INGUAT, Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo (Guatemala’s Tourism Board and Institue), for our private tour of Guatemala City, Nais Guatemala Restaurant was recommended. After doing … Continue reading

Corrientazo – Traditional Colombian Food from Medellin – The Lunch Hour

What is yummy, filling and crazy affordable? Corrientazo – or another the Lunch Hour meal, in Medellin. During my awesome private tour with Travel-Medellin, Arthur and Eliana recommended we try something that is a true local special. The corrientazo is … Continue reading

How to Make a Michelada – Colombiana Style

Living in Central America I have quickly discovered that Micheladas are my favorite drinks. They beat out mojitos, margaritas, daiquiris and tons of other drinks made in these regions. So when strolling along the Boardwalk (Malecon) of Guatape, Colombia I … Continue reading

Dulce de Coco – Traditional Colombian Food

OMG, the one thing Colombians and I definitely have in common is our sweet tooth. Walking along the Malecon (boardwalk) during my trip to Guatape, Colombia all I saw were food stands selling deliciously unique sweets. There were way too … Continue reading

Sancocho de Gallina – Traditional Colombian Food

While visiting Guatape, Colombia I noticed that most of the restaurants really pushed and promoted Sancocho de Gallina. After plenty of walks around the Malecon and in the Central Plaza, I decided I had to have me some of this … Continue reading

What Colombian Beer Is Your Favorite?

Beer is a one of my favorite past times when I travel. Normally, when I’m back home, I don’t drink beer too much. But when in a new place, I absolutely love tasting all the ones they have that are … Continue reading

Traditional Colombian Food – Bandeja Paisa

Doing a private Medellin City tour is hard work and requires fuel for the body. And what better way to enjoy lunchtime than tasting a traditional Medellin meal – Bandeja Paisa. Meals aren’t included in the City Tour by Colombia … Continue reading

Best Traditional, Fruity Colombian Drinks – Salpicon

A huge prerequisite for me when visiting any part of the world is to always taste the local food and drink. Every single country has something that is extra special for either the country, city or town that you visit … Continue reading

Good Ole Traditional Amish Cooking – Drool Over This – Photo Essay

Amish Cooking is without a doubt one of my favorite ways to eat. Even though I’ve never lived in the country. Or been near a farm, but I must be a country girl at heart, cause the food in Lancaster … Continue reading

Sandwiches and Entertainment All in One Famous Spot – Carnegie Deli NYC

Did you know that I lived in NYC for four years before I took off on my travel adventure that led me to my inevitable life as an expat? I did. And I have to confess that in all those … Continue reading

Affordable, Delicious, Kid Friendly Restaurant in NYC? It Can Be Done the Schnippers Way

Can you really get the words affordable, delicious and kid friendly into one sentence when describing a NYC restaurant? I honestly didn’t think that is a possibility. Sure kid friendly exists here, but affordable as in less than $10 for … Continue reading

3 Legendary Restaurants of Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida is without a doubt one of the places one MUST visit when checking out the Florida Keys. This is where most of the action has been taking place for the last 500 hundred years and is still … Continue reading

Hershey’s Oldest and Most Iconic Restaurant – Fenicci’s

The restaurants I choose during my travels are much more than restaurants. If my family and I are about to spend an entire evening somewhere it usually needs to be an experience that will be remembered rather than just a … Continue reading

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