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Review: Grand Ole BBQ Y Asado in San Diego California

We’ve had a lot of fun throughout the years hitting up the BBQ pit scene in Texas and parrilla in Argentina which is why Grand Ole BBQ Y Asado was a must-do on our most recent trip to San Diego.   We chose to visit on Sunday morning as that is when they prepare the…
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June 5, 2017 0
Aircraft tail spotting at ANC on arrival at 23:30

Mileage Run: 36 Hours in Anchorage Alaska

We’ve been flying on Alaska Airlines and achieving elite status for years now, but strangely enough, we had never been to Alaska. When a good deal popped up to fly to ANC – Anchorage from YVR – Vancouver through to SEA- Seattle this past May, we decided to book the tickets as it would give…
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May 20, 2017 0
Viña Aquitania Santiago Chile Vineyard

Itinerary: Wine Tasting in Santiago Chile

While I love craft beer, I also love wine and was very excited to have wine focused activities on our trip to Santiago Chile. When I first started drinking wine, the Concha Y Toro Carmenere was one of my favourites and I looked forward to trying less common Chilean wines with a palate that has…
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May 19, 2017 0
The Fresh Shave Kauai

Review: The Fresh Shave, Kauai, Hawaii

The Fresh Shave is a food trailer that offers shaved ice in Kalaheo, Kauai. It’s a short detour of the Kaumualii Highway or north of Koloa, depending which way you are driving. Compared to some other shave ice places, The Fresh Shave hand shaves the ice and offers healthier toppings and ingredients to accentuate your…
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May 14, 2017 0
The owner at Anahola Huli-Huli Chicken Kauai

Review: Anahola Huli-Huli Chicken and a Beach Picnic in East Kauai

What is Huli-huli chicken and where do you get it? Huli-huli chicken is rotisserie chicken done the Hawaiian way; the chicken is marinated in pineapple juice, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and other seasonings before being grilled over mesquite wood. “Huli” means turn and during the cooking process, the chicken is turned over constantly. While there…
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May 12, 2017 0
La Carniceria Buenos Aires Parrilla

Parrilla in Buenos Aires: Get Your Meat On

Some people go to Buenos Aires Argentina for the tango but we skipped that in favour of checking out parrilla. Parrilla “means grill, and can also mean a steakhouse in South American countries. An Argentine parrilla can be anywhere from 5 ft to 20ft in length. You build a fire on the side of the…
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May 11, 2017 0
Micklethwait Food Trailer Austin Texas BBQ

BBQ in Austin: Micklethwait Craft Meats

If you want good barbecue but don’t want to deal with lineups at Franklin’s and want a more unique and casual setting than La Barbecue, you’ll love Micklethwait Craft Meats; it’s one of our favourite barbecue experiences in Austin. It continues to remain a low key, good food and service, wait in line BBQ food…
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May 4, 2017 0
Ceviche with leche de tigre at Chullpi in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)

Review: Chullpi Restaurant in Aguas Calientes, Peru (Machu Picchu)

Our meal at Chullpi is part of the memorable day of our trip to Machu Picchu. We were relieved they were able to seat us outside as they were quite busy for lunch and initially, we were turned away (if you can, make a reservation). From our table, we had a good view of the…
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April 28, 2017 0
Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt Buenos Aires Hyatt Globalist Welcome Gift

Review: Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau

While there are lots of great places to stay, on our second visit to Buenos Aires, my husband and I decided to stay at the Park Hyatt because; we wanted to maximize our Hyatt Globalist status, it’s a Park Hyatt, it’s in Recoleta, and there are lots of positive reviews about the hotel. Our Room:…
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April 26, 2017 0
Cafe Turmeric Hanalei Kauai

Review: Cafe Turmeric, Hanalei, Kauai

Cafe Turmeric is a food truck located in Hanalei; it is accessible by car or a short walk from the beach. It is located in a food truck court (if you can call it that) so if not everyone feels like Indian food, they can choose something else while you enjoy your delicious meal. Having…
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April 23, 2017 0