It’s the best part: dessert! It’s my favorite food group, closely related to coffee in my book. So this What I Ate Wednesday is for all the dessert lovers and every sweet tooth we have. Today’s post is all about the best desserts in all the world! Heart Cake—Italy I didn’t expect much of this… Continue reading The World’s Best Desserts
You gotta eat, right? It’s one of the best things to do when you travel! Food is a delightful way to experience and learn about a country. Food keeps us from getting “hangry” on travels, even when jet lagged. And it makes us feel good! So here you have it: the best foods I ever… Continue reading The Best Food in the World
Between take-out, curbside pick-up, and contactless delivery, I’d say the American people have been eating well in quarantine! It’s not easy to find things to be excited about when plans have been getting cancelled, trips delayed, holidays all but cancelled, etc., etc., etc. We’re doing it, though! My friends have been gracious enough to send… Continue reading What We Ate in Quarantine
What’s the first thing you Google when you start planning a trip? For me, it’s “Coffee Shops in _______!” I’d never say I have a refined coffee palatte (I need flavor, sweetness, and milk, cream, or half-and-half, please!), but I do love the ritual of coffee. And coffee is different wherever you go, right? So… Continue reading Will Travel for Coffee
It’s no secret, I love afternoon tea! It’s such a fun foodie experience, and I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy afternoon tea in many of my travels. This time around, I met up with my friend Andrea for a very fancy tea at the historic and iconic Willard Intercontinental in D.C., and we highly recommend… Continue reading Afternoon Tea at the Willard Hotel, D.C.
It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday! When my husband told me he had a business trip coming up and I knew that I would not be able to join him, I started planning a business trip of my own–blog business! I wanted to treat myself to something special, and there is nothing more… Continue reading Tea at the Trump Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Spolier alert: the first Rick’s Cafe was made up for the movie! The actual restaurant where you can have a meal and listen to some piano playing in Casablanca opened in 2004 and was inspired by everyone’s favorite Bogart and Bergman film, Casablanca. And you better believe that this Casablanca fan was not going to… Continue reading Dining at Rick’s Cafe, Casablanca
My younger brother turned 30 (thirty!) this year, and my gift to him was travel. Because what else would a travel blogger get for a family member’s milestone birthday? He has been fascinated with anything that floats or (especially) sinks ever since he was little, and the Titanic is the ship that sparked his interest.… Continue reading Dining at the Olympic Restaurant
It wouldn’t be a trip to the United Kingdom without a proper afternoon tea! It was my “little” brother’s first trip to the UK, and while the trip was 100% for his 30th birthday gift, we would be remiss if we didn’t experience tea at the Titanic Hotel while we stayed there. So here it… Continue reading Afternoon Tea at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast
Y’all, these are #teatimegoals! I was so excited when Steve suggested we get a reservation for tea at the Savoy before a show at the theater! Talk about an epic date night. I was a little nervous about it, though, because I have no fashion sense, and London is a very fashionable place! Also, how… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Tea in London