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,…

Colombia Travel Expenses

Travel Expenses Colombia

Travel Expenses Colombia Our trip to Colombia was different from many of our previous journeys. We had to adjust our minds to having less time (though not necessarily more money). The…

Wine Tasting Danube Food for Thought A Cook Not Mad

Food for Thought with A Cook Not Mad

Through our Food for Thought series, we hope to learn more about other travelers’ journeys, and the role food plays. A new installment is published each Friday for the duration of…

Surfing Sam Adams

For the Love of Beer: Visiting the Sam Adams Brewery

It’s hard to believe Sam Adams is only 30 years old! A visit to their brewery helps us learn they really live by their slogan- For The Love of Beer!…

Jenny In Jordan

Food for Thought with A Taste of Travel

As we travel, we realize more and more how focused we are on food. We spend time researching, photographing, talking to people about what and where they like to eat….

Sea Turtle handcrafted character, Greenway Carousel

Greenway Carousel: Fun in the Heart of Boston

The Greenway Carousel Next time you visit Boston, don’t miss taking a ride on The Greenway Carousel! The carousel is located near the Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion, across from Faneuil…


Food for Thought with The Hungry Partier

Have you ever found yourself reminiscing about your travels by discussing the meals you had? We do it all the time. Food is a powerful memory trigger. Certain smells remind us…