TurtlesTravel http://turtlestravel.com Break out of your shell . . . and explore the world! Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:35:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Travel Photo Roulette #83: Summer! http://turtlestravel.com/travel-photo-roulette-83-summer/ http://turtlestravel.com/travel-photo-roulette-83-summer/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:55:39 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12916 This summer’s start has been a hectic one! We’re currently on a six-month work contract that has us on a US Roadtrip, working at festivals and events across the country....

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Food for Thought with Slightly Astray http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-slightly-astray/ http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-slightly-astray/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:54 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12870 Most travelers, whether we agree with the label or not, are foodies. We are explorers and experimenters, open to new experiences.  Eating (and cooking) local cuisine, we gain insight into the...

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Thumb-Sized Berries at the NC Blackberry Festival http://turtlestravel.com/blackberry/ http://turtlestravel.com/blackberry/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:47:05 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12902 NC Blackberry Festival Fairs and festivals are always a great way to experience some local color. When said fairs and festivals involve food, we know immediately we’ll have an extra...

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Food for Thought with Spilling the Beans http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-spilling-beans/ http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-spilling-beans/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:00:36 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12792 “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are,” wrote Anthelme Brillat-Savarin back in the 1800s. This phrase lived on, uttered again by Chairman Kaga on Iron Chef....

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A Rewarding First-Half http://turtlestravel.com/rewarding/ http://turtlestravel.com/rewarding/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:37:59 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12876 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice It’s been an eventful 2014 so far!  Big things have been happening here at TurtlesTravel, and we wanted to take a moment to share them with...

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Food for Thought with LandLopers http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-landlopers/ http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-landlopers/#comments Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:00:39 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12732 Food brings people together. Even when language is a challenge, sharing a meal breaks down barriers quickly. Some of our fondest travel memories involve meals we’ve shared or recipes we’ve...

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National Heritage: Independence Day in the Northeast http://turtlestravel.com/independence-day/ http://turtlestravel.com/independence-day/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:25:17 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12847 July 4th, Independence Day On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was officially adopted by the Continental Congress. To commemorate our freedom, Americans today celebrate Independence Day with fireworks,...

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Street Art: Philadephia Murals http://turtlestravel.com/philadelphia-murals/ http://turtlestravel.com/philadelphia-murals/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:44:40 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12819 While zigging and zagging through Philadelphia, we were lucky enough to stumble upon one of the famous Philadelphia murals. We were exploring and wandering the Society Hill neighborhood when we...

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Food for Thought with The Crowded Planet http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-crowded-planet/ http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-crowded-planet/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:00:01 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12753 Through a country or region’s foods, we make meaningful connections that we might never otherwise. Whether it’s learning a new recipe or sharing a meal with new friends, food memories are...

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Food for Thought with Odd Years Travel http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-odd-years-travel/ http://turtlestravel.com/food-thought-odd-years-travel/#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:00:56 +0000 http://turtlestravel.com/?p=12701 Some say that “To truly experience a culture, you must taste it.” While it’s not the only way to get to know a destination and the folks who live there,...

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