Stay-at-home evenings might have become the new normal, but that doesn’t mean each and every one of them has to revolve around the same old drill. On the hunt for a new activity to share amongst a small circle of friends that doesn’t involve the TV or the grill?
One of the greatest joys (or perhaps disagreements) of traveling is planning where to eat. The obvious choice in Cologne is German food. For those of us that have been living in Germany for a while, we know that German food gets old pretty quick.
Tasting unique, one-of-a-kind regional food is one of my favorite things about moving to a new assignment. You can discover amazing, authentic flavors that you may not have otherwise tried. Burnt ends in Kansas City? Yes, thanks. Loco mocos and malasadas in Hawaii? Check.
More often than not, the main reason people skip exercising is because they dread it. You may find it hard to wake up early to hit the gym. The thought of being out of breath and turning red doesn’t appeal to you. Or you feel like there isn’t enough time in the day.
Food is a fantastic vehicle to bring people together. Celebrations around the world center around feasting, drinking and merriment. It’s a common love language and something we’ve all got to do. However, there can also be disagreements. Culinary debates have raged for eons seemingly without end.
Flea market fans in Germany may have stumbled across a large lidded ceramic pot, with or without the word “Rumtopf,” or rum pot, inscribed on its side. This hefty piece of ceramic might have been sold alongside a set of matching mugs.
Running around Europe for the past few years has given me some incredible opportunities to try some truly amazing food. From the sweets in France to the savory sandwiches in Portugal, I have zero regrets about eating my way through many of the countries.