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Traveling for Community Service: The Best Way to Explore

I have been fortunate enough in my life to have had many travel opportunities with my family. From driving across the United States hitting many of the major tourist spots, to spending two weeks in Europe visiting family, I am so blessed. Over the past three years, however, my traveling has been done with my college chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Habitat has granted me trips that I never imagined I would go on, and it allowed me to push my boundaries more than I ever thought I could.

¡Viva la Revolución!: Eating Out in Cuba’s New Culinary Climate

Cuba’s exploding private-restaurant sector is bursting with flavor, as relaxed government regulations and innovative chefs come together to serve up the island’s gastronomic glasnost. You can thank the paladares—literally, “palates.” In just five years, these privately owned eateries, usually run out of the owner’s house, have sprouted all over Havana and other cities.

2019-04-18T18:08:16-04:00By |Categories: Caribbean, Foodie Travel, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Visit the Forgotten Empire in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The water was dimpled by rising carp, and a breeze sprinkled flower petals onto the surface. Under the shade of a big Ficus tree it felt ten degrees cooler than on the street. Strolling the moat side walkway under the ancient fortifications is the easiest way to navigate Chiang Mai. Measuring slightly over one kilometer per side, the square moat is the fulcrum of the city’s many festive parades and processions.

2019-04-18T18:06:01-04:00By |Categories: Asia, Uncategorized|Tags: |

International Cuisine: Best Restaurants in Cusco, Peru

Despite the fact that Peruvian cuisine has become more and more recognized in the world gastronomic scene, some of the best restaurants in Cusco offer international fare. While the local dishes are delicious, it’s well worth giving some of these tastes from other lands a try while you’re here.

Top Picks for Best Restaurants in Cusco

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2019-04-18T18:05:14-04:00By |Categories: South America, Uncategorized|Tags: |