• Food,  Japan

    Food of Japan – 12 Great Things to Eat

    One of my greatest joys of travel, no matter where I go, is food. I love seeking out as much authentic local food as possible. I spend lots of time before and during our travels researching what and where to eat. Before traveling to Japan, I had some knowledge of the food of Japan. After all, sushi and ramen and tempura are all common and easy to find at home.…

  • Food,  Travel Musings

    My Favorite Food and Travel Experiences of 2020

    While I think that most of us would like to put 2020 far behind, the end of the year is always a good time for reflection. My travel year certainly didn’t pan out as planned, but like most everyone I found myself adapting to new opportunities. Trips to Portugal and Spain were cancelled, but local road trips to explore Utah’s beauty were taken instead. And I will always try to…

  • Entrance to La Casita Del Cafe near Atenas
    Costa Rica,  Food

    My Favorite Costa Rican Foods

    Costa Rica is one of my favorite travel destinations. I love the climate, I love the authenticity, and I love the food. Costa Rican food doesn’t get much attention compared to some of the other world’s cuisines. It’s uncommon to see a Costa Rican restaurant outside Costa Rica. But eating in Costa Rica is always one of the highlights of my visits. Let me show you some of my favorite…

  • Red Iguana is a great restaurant in Salt Lake City

    Some Great Travel Meals

    Food is one of the top reasons I love travel.  There is nothing quite like discovering great food in a new place.  Experiential travel also means experiential eating – seeking out local restaurants and cuisine. I want to try the food that defines a place, and eat out amongst the locals.  I’ll spend a lot of time in my tripping process seeking out a great travel meal – scouring Tripadvisor,…