“Tampopo” and the Art of Eating Ramen

“Tampopo” and the Art of Eating Ramen

Tampopo is an endearing Japanese cult classic film revolving around the search for the perfect bowl of ramen and in the process examines the single minded obsession for the perfect noodle soup. The film revolves around the enigmatic hero Goro (Tsutomu Yamazaski) and his partner Gun (a young Ken Watanabe)  and their quest to help a failing ramen shop operated by the … Continue reading

Travel Lessons from Sindbad the Sailor

Travel Lessons from Sindbad the Sailor

Traveling isn’t always easy. No one knows this better than Sindbad the Sailor. In the timeless tale The Voyages of Sindbad the intrepid traveler is consistently confronted with hardships and woe during his seven journeys, but the allure of adventure and the spirit of wanderlust tempts him time and again to seek out the unknown. As anyone who has … Continue reading

Guide to Japanese Ramen

Guide to Japanese Ramen

Japanese food is hailed universally as one of the finest cuisines in the world, but for many the idea of eating raw fish or fermented soy beans isn’t very appeasing.  However, one Japanese staple and comfort food enjoyed by nearly everyone is ramen. Originally imported from China during the Meiji Period, the ramen of Japan has … Continue reading

6 Ways to Save on Your Next Trip to Nuevo Vallarta

6 Ways to Save on Your Next Trip to Nuevo Vallarta

After 15 years and over 20 visits, Theresa Luza has experienced the growth and evolution of Nuevo Vallarta and the Mayan Resorts. Here she shares her experiences and advice to saving money and having a memorable experience for those visiting the Mayan Resorts in Nuevo Vallarta on their first trip or an annual visitor. 

Guide: The Joys of Street Tacos

Guide: The Joys of Street Tacos

Street food is one of the reasons I live to travel and Mexican roadside cuisine stands with the best in the world. There are few things in this world that can compare with the smell of late night tacos saturating the night air. The irresistible and spicy aroma is a Siren’s song for the drunk … Continue reading

How to Experience India with Delhi Belly

How to Experience India with Delhi Belly

India offers a culinary smorgasbord that can delight the senses and take your taste buds on a cultural escapade. It’s also infamous for sending you running towards the bathroom.For those looking for an amazing and indigenous food experience India is an exotic delight. However to avoid the dreaded “Delhi Belly” take a food walk with … Continue reading