This is a guest post by my friend and fellow blogger Katia Dickenson of
In mid-Feburary, Katia and her family went on a week-long jaunt to Maui. Throughout the week they journeyed across the island, visited a cat sanctuary, toured a chocolate factory and dined
very well along the way. Below is a report from Katia on the food aspect of Maui, accompanied by her professional quality photos, which made me want to book a trip to Hawaii’s second largest island right away!
Continue reading “Food Traveler’s Guide to Maui, Hawaii”
This is a guest post by my friend Darcy, who visited Portland last weekend and checked out the gluten-free food scenes over there. Below is a report of her food adventure in the City of Roses:
This is gluten-free comfort food. Started by a retired couple after he learned that he had Celiac disease. They also serve Chicken and Waffles, using different flour mixes.
Fish and chips
Continue reading “Gluten-free in Portland”
For my part, I wish the eagle had not been chosen as the representative of this country. He is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly.”
— Benjamin Franklin
Two weekends ago, I went to see our National Bird.
Continue reading “Bald Eagles on Skagit River”
There’s a 3-mile
uphill gravel road between the freeway and Samish Overlook. With a low clearance vehicle, we drove very carefully . Continue reading “Hiking: Oyster Dome”
“No human architect ever designed such intricate fountains as these.
Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Mammoth Hot Springs”
Artist Paint Pots and Norris Geyser Basin, we returned to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone – visiting its South Rim.
Artist point offers one of the most photographed views in Yellowstone.
Both the upper and lower decks were awash with tour groups and of course everybody wanted to take a picture of themselves in front of this iconic view,
sans others. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Yellowstone Falls & a Bear”
By now, we have encountered four major geothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. They are
Geyser, hot springs, mud pots and fumaroles.
Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest, oldest and most dynamic thermal area in the park. It is also the location of the world’s tallest active geyser.
Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Norris Geyser Basin”
Picnic On Third
This restaurant has a sizable lunch crowd: some dine-ins, mostly take-outs.
Continue reading “Food Traveler’s Guide to San Francisco – Hot List 2017 (Lunch)”
When we arrived at the Progress, people were queuing up next door, at the
State Bird Provisions, that is. We love that restaurant – known for their Californian-style dim sums. It was a little hard to get into, so we thought this time around we would try something different.
The Progress – also a Michelin one star restaurant – is from the same creative culinary team behind State Bird Provisions. And the food did not disappoint.
Continue reading “Food Traveler’s Guide to San Francisco – Hot List 2017 (Dinner)”
Yellowstone National Park spans an area of 3,468.4 square miles (8,983 km
2). To make the most of it in four and half days seems ambitious. It is nonetheless doable with the help of a knowledgeable National Park ranger. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Artist Paint Pots”