Who invented the noodle? Did Marco Polo introduce noodles to Italy from China? Jen Lin-Liu who owns a Chinese cooking school found herself asking the same questions while on her honeymoon in Italy. Marco Polo did not introduce the noodles, but beyond that it gets fuzzy, so she decided to embark on a long trek that would follow the Silk Road…
For a short while in college I contemplated majoring in anthropology, because the idea of traveling around the world, studing people and their cultures completely fascinated me.
If you travel for the adventure of immersing yourself in another way of life, I’ve got just book for you. There’s no best restaurant list or recommendations of must-see places here. There is real-life experience of the thrills, the rewards and the problems of living abroad from people who are doing it.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is home to the Imperial Palace as well as the Japanese government. Here are a few of the plaes that you could see on your visit to Tokyo.
It is almost fall, and this my most favorite time of year. Why, you ask? In addition to the leaves changing beautiful colors, wearing warm cuddly sweaters, and sitting on your porch, drinking hot apple cider while reading your favorite library book, there are also so many fantastic fairs and festivals that accompany the autumn season. The Tall Corn Festival takes […]
Cape Town, South Africa, is a town of great beauty and great history. Perhaps it is best known being home to meany of the anti-apartheid movement as well as where Nelson Mandela made his first speech in public following his release from prison. Cape Town is also the most popular tourist destination in South Africa.