Discovering Ohio

I have just started writing for Discovering Ohio, the Ohio Department Tourism’s blog. Here is my first post on last weekend’s Dublin Irish Festival Advertisements

Around O’ahu with a Sweet Tooth

Dessert is my favorite meal, as if that were not quite obvious already. O’ahu was good to me in this respect; the variety of sugary tasty goodness comes in many forms and is… Continue reading

A Hui Hou

It’s been a while. Posting pictures from my last few weeks in Hawaii.

P.J Harvey at Terminal 5, NYC

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Sweden/Denmark/Iceland/Finland

Food is memory. My memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Pic n’ Mix in Scandinavia Every time that I arrive at Malmö Central Station… Continue reading

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Chile

Food is memory. My memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Kuchen in Chile I arrived in Puerto Varas after a long journey south from… Continue reading

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Argentina

Food is memory. My  memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Chocolate in Argentina First there was Bariloche. We crossed the border from Chile here;… Continue reading

The Best Shave Ice on O’ahu (According to Me)

Here it is: the definitive list. A topic of this importance is not to be taken lightly, so I can assure you that I have done some very thorough research before posting this… Continue reading

Tallinn

When I made my first greeting this morning it took a moment to arrive at the word. Tere. Hello. Tere. It is a gentle sound, a soft way of entering into someone’s awareness.… Continue reading

Chocolaterie Pierre, Tallinn

In Estonia I am eating the most chocolate since, I think, those few days in Bariloche, Argentina. Velvet sofas, red silk tablecloths, thick coffee and rich, dark chocolate: Chocolaterie Pierre has been the… Continue reading