Eating Asia Food for Thought

Food for Thought with EatingAsia

Wherever we go, our journey somehow involves food. It’s more than sustenance, a way to keep our bodies moving, it’s part of the joy we get through travel.  As time…


Food for Thought with The Wandering Gourmand

Food connects us to our past, to those places we consider “home,” and to new destinations we discover through travel. Food can break down barriers we sometimes encounter while traveling,…

Spanish Sabores Food for Thought

Food for Thought with Spanish Sabores

No matter where you’re from, food and traditions revolving around it are an important part of identity. When we travel, experiencing local cuisine through sharing meals, dining out, or cooking…

Food for Thought

Food for Thought with The Red Headed Traveler

Food brings people together. When traveling, sharing a meal is often a great way to break the ice and get to know people. Even when language is a challenge, people really…

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…