Steak Tacos

Steak Tacos

The very first trip outside of the U.S. that Chris and I took together was to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It was an easy 2-hour flight and a great way to “test the waters” to see if we were compatible when it came to traveling together. Turns out, we are pretty good companions in life AND travel, and have since gotten engaged and traveled to many places far far away.

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King Oyster Mushroom Pasta Noodles

King Oyster Mushroom Noodles

Florence, Italy. Also known as Firenze to the locals. It’s a beautiful city, full of history, art, architecture, fine leather, the Arno River, wine, and obviously, under the Tuscan sun, one will find pasta dishes for days – 600 different types of pastas in Italy to be exact.

It’s the city of stuffing pasta in your face until you can’t stuff no more. We took no prisoners. We ate until our bellies were full, until the last drop of wine was savored, and until the sauce from each pasta dish was licked off clean….

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Paleo Lobster Rolls

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I remember the first time I lost my lobster roll virginity. It was at Santa Monica Seafood. I saw the Lobster Roll on the menu and immediately my eyes lit up. I wanted it. I wanted it bad. So I ordered it. I ate it. I ate it good and hard. One bite after the next until only crumbs of bread were left on my plate. I wiped my mouth smeared with mayonnaise with the back of my hand. I was in lobster roll heaven…and then it happened. That crampy feeling. That twist in my stomach. Without going into too much detail, that was not a fun day for me. …

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5 Tips As a Traveler Renting on Airbnb

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Airbnb became one of our favorite resources while traveling across Europe. We traveled for 2 months straight and stayed at hotels, bed & breakfasts, along with apartments on Airbnb, anywhere from 3 nights to 3 weeks. Of all the options, properties we found on Airbnb definitely helped us feel more “at home,” or at least close to it. For us, having the option to decide whether to eat out or cook at home gave us more control for what we put in our bodies. Believe it or not, eating out 3 times a day for 2 months is really, really, hard. Really. So when you have the option to cook your own food, we’re all for it.

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