Eating Snake in Le Mat, Hanoi – Snakes on a Plate in Hanoi’s Snake Village

I’ve had the luxury or misfortune, depending on your view, of visiting the Snake Village in Le Mat, Hanoi on 3 separate occasions. Each experience was different, with one commonality. It involved snakes on a plate. 7 km from central Hanoi, the Snake village is only a short drive away. For a culinary adventurer, eating … More Eating Snake in Le Mat, Hanoi – Snakes on a Plate in Hanoi’s Snake Village

Perito Moreno Glacier Hike in El Calafate – Big Ice with Hielo y Aventura

Patagonia is known for its rugged and jagged peaks. Iconic peaks like Fitz Roy and wondrous geological formations like those of National Parque Torres del Paine. With that comes hiking among these, getting lost in the best way possible and capturing these mountains for yourself. El Calafate on the Argentinian side of this dramatic mountain … More Perito Moreno Glacier Hike in El Calafate – Big Ice with Hielo y Aventura

Chilean Cuisine Cooking Class in Valparaiso – A Taste of Chilean Food

The fact that I travel to eat is know mystery. I think it is the best way to explore a country and its culture. Walking the markets, tasting the produce for sale, smelling the fresh scent of the sea from the fish mongers and aromas of ripening fruit. Eating in the small stall that caught … More Chilean Cuisine Cooking Class in Valparaiso – A Taste of Chilean Food

Foraging Patagonia

Foraging is a skill of the past. Forgotten with time, globalization and mass consumerism has led us to the grocery store instead of the forests, mountains, fields and beaches. For centuries, cultures from the Arctic to the far reaches of Patagonia have sustained themselves off the land. Hunting has always remained widely practiced, but the … More Foraging Patagonia