Galeston Pier

Travel Photo Roulette #83: Summer!

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….

Slightly Astray Food for Thought

Food for Thought with Slightly Astray

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…

NC Blackberry Festival

Thumb-Sized Berries at the NC Blackberry Festival

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…

Spilling The Bean Food For Thought

Food for Thought with Spilling the Beans

“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….


A Rewarding First-Half

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…

Matt- Landlopers - Food for Thought

Food for Thought with LandLopers

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…

US Capitol, Independence Day

National Heritage: Independence Day in the Northeast

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,…

Theater of Life Philadelphia

Street Art: Philadephia Murals

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…

Margherita Ragg Crowded Planet, Food For Thought

Food for Thought with The Crowded Planet

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…

Food for Thought

Food for Thought with Odd Years Travel

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,…