My friends and I have talked a lot about our dreams of opening a cafe or a bakery. Of course it's always been just that, a far-off dream, but if it didn't seem like such an unattainable goal, what are the obstacles we would face? I’ve always imagined that the main obstacle to small-scale producers [...]
Catania, a city famous for its fresh sea food, pasta alla norma, and the glorious cannoli! Instead of wandering the streets hungry for a reliable restaurant, check out the restaurants that have impressed me. FOR DINNER Biscari Expensive http://www.ristorantebiscari.it/ Though quite expensive, I may have had the best meal of my life at this restaurant. My [...]
Have you ever bitten into a tomato as you would an apple? I developed this habit when I was living in Catania cause the tomatoes are really as good as apples. Where I'm from in California, we have good produce, but a Sicilian tomato cannot be replicated and American tomatoes are tasteless seed balls in [...]
Things I've learned in Italy: 1. Caffe is espresso. At least three a day is normal. It has magical properties that help you digest. 2. It is easy to ride the bus without a ticket... Until you get caught. 3. Biking to work is acceptable. Walking is not. 4. Colds are not caused by germs, [...]
République Tunisienne الجمهورية التونسية, a set on Flickr. Just some photos from my trip to Tunisia.
Tuna-isia with a dollop of Mayo, a set on Flickr. Over a fine dinner of orange glazed salmon and saffron quinoa, my friend Jessica mentioned something very profound about my traveling choices. She said, "Most people choose their destinations by the sites they want to see or the resorts they want to stay in, but [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzd6UqRAtok Update 2016: With the new body scanners in place in all major airports, the following no longer applies. It is best to brief secturity that you're wearing a pump, and submit to a swabbing and/or pat down. Make sure to check with your specific insulin pump company. Some advize not taking yours through [...]