One of the best parts of moving to South Florida is the abundance of amazing Cuban food that rivals what my mother and grandmother make. The fact that there are at least 5 stellar Cuban restaurants near my apartment is fantastic but everyone knows the best Cuban food in South Florida can be found in Miami’s Little Havana. In Little Havana, you can find the lively Calle Ocho, a street jam-packed with Cuban culture, where lively music and the aroma of Cuban coffee spill out of the local establishments all hours of the day. This area is beloved by the Cuban locals, so much so that is was recently named a ‘national treasure’! When Miami Culinary Tours invited me on their food tour of Little Havana, I knew I was in for a treat. The 3-hour tour gave the highlights on what to see and where to eat on Calle Ocho.Continue reading
Last week, I shared with you some ways to overcome reverse culture shock and one of my tips was to try to keep your sense of adventure at home. So when Think Escape Games, here in Fort Lauderdale, invited me and some blogger friends to try it out, I jumped at the chance. I love getting to know my new home and I love puzzles & strategy games, so this was a no-brainer!Continue reading
Laos is one of those countries that just knocks you off your feet. From the friendly people to the gorgeous landscapes— everything about the country was just unreal beautiful. So when I heard someone say that the prettiest waterfall I would ever see was located just outside of Luang Prabang, I knew I had to go. And to be honest, all of the hype didn’t even do the Luang Prabang waterfalls justice. Kuang Si Falls needs to be on the top of your Southeast Asia bucket list!Continue reading
Sometimes as a travel blogger, I feel like I spend so much time showing you the beautiful side of travel. I set up my Instagram shots of stunning waterfalls and I tell you about amazing resorts on exotic islands, only showing the best of the best, so it all looks perfect. But the reality is that travel is messy and sometimes things go wrong.
So grab your beverage of choice, and hunker down because it’s story time, kids. Let me tell you the tale of how Joe & I encountered a parasite in Cambodia that would follow us around the rest of Asia.Continue reading