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Final thoughts on Colombia (2020)*

So, where to start?  This trip to Colombia was not nearly as magical as our trip in 2015.  Part of that is due to the fact that Robert arrived sick and, just about the time he started feeling better, I … Continue reading

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The food you have to try in Colombia*

Many people think of Colombian food as meat and starch, and there is quite a bit of that to be found.  But, we happen to really like the food in Colombia (especially the street food).  So, what foods do you … Continue reading

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Where to eat in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has every class of food imaginable, from dirt cheap to Chicago expensive.  And, to be quite honest, we didn’t have a single bad meal the entire month we stayed in Puerto Vallarta.  So, where should you eat? First, … Continue reading

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Puerto Vallarta Food Tour

One of our favorite things to do when we visit a new place with delicious street food is to go on a food tour.  It is a great way to get a feel for the local food and to find … Continue reading

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The food of Yogyakarta

One of the things we were most excited about when visiting Yogyakarta was the food.  We had read that the food in Yogyakarta was absolutely amazing.  Unfortunately, we weren’t that impressed. The best known local delicacy around in Yogyakarta is … Continue reading

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A Week in Saigon

We just spent a week in Saigon.  Quite a few people, when they heard we were visiting Saigon for an entire week, said “oh, I’m sorry.”  And, in all honesty, I really wouldn’t recommend any tourist spend an entire week … Continue reading

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Banh Mi Sandwiches in Hoi An

(Other than this introductory paragraph, this post has been ghost written by Lisa on behalf of Robert.  First, because Robert by all accounts has never been much of a writer, even though he is a great talker.  But, more importantly, … Continue reading

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The best cao lau in Hoi An

Cao lau (the first word is pronounced like “cow” and the second word is kind of like “how” only with an “L” although, apparently, they pronounce it “cow low” in Hanoi even though they don’t make it there) is a … Continue reading

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The Original Taste Of Hoi An

We went on a food tour today.  There were lots of reasons it should have been a complete and utter disaster.

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The food you have to eat in Hanoi

One of our absolute favorite things about Vietnam in general, and Hanoi specifically, is the food.  It is (mostly) fresh, it is (mostly) healthy, it is (mostly) cheap, and it is (mostly) delicious.  If you are visiting Hanoi, here is … Continue reading

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