The Flavors of Cuba

The Flavors of Cuba

I was a bit surprised to find the most exciting flavors of Cuba to be in the cocktails. The food was good but not spicy like I had expected. We had one meal with some peppers that had a little kick to them but that was about it. Lots of salt, rice, beans, and...
Japan – Day 9 – Osaka

Japan – Day 9 – Osaka

Next to the ferry terminal on our way back to Uno, we found the last sculpture we wanted to see. Related to the pumpkin in my last post, this one is even bigger and you can get inside! The bullet trains have been great transport between our city adventures. We...
Pura Vida – Day 4

Pura Vida – Day 4

My last full day in paradise included some quality time on the beach, a sangria by the pool, seashell hunting and a cocktail class (I invented the mango-thyme mojito). I also snapped a photo of the hotel’s purple VW van. I enjoyed the Chef’s Special Tuna ceviche dish,...
Pura Vida – Day 1

Pura Vida – Day 1

I am changing jobs — leaving Water.org and heading to Bank of America. With this change comes a lot of fodder for reflection so I thought it would be nice to get away somewhere for the week in between. I had been to Costa Rica several years back with my friend Stef to...
Pink Paradise

Pink Paradise

Summer is a great time for trying out new drink recipes. After sharing the cucumber margarita recipe with you, I thought it would be fun to bring back more drinks to share from my travels. In Jamaica we discovered this delicious libation: Pink Paradise (since this...

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