Category Archives: Food

Chai Wallah (Expat Week #068)

When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like everything else, are doomed to die, or in small … Continue reading

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Expat Week #22 – Philippines – Abuyog Rice Farm

Every age, every culture, every custom and tradition has its own character, its own weakness and its own strength, its beauties and cruelties; it accepts certain sufferings as matters of course, puts up patiently with certain evils.  ~Hermann Hesse Ever … Continue reading

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Expat Week #015/016 – Sweet Home Chicago!

Travel does not exist without home….If we never return to the place we started, we would just be wandering, lost. Home is a reflecting surface, a place to measure our growth and enrich us after being infused with the outside … Continue reading

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India Week #009 – Eats

Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the … Continue reading

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