• America Eating Abroad

    Austin, TX

    We all know that at some point, all good things must come to an end… for us the endless road trip eye candy was replaced by miles and miles of just fields around the time…

    January 27, 2014
  • America Eating Abroad

    The Great American Desert

    A couple of months ago I saw this article about Google or Apple developing new glasses which take photos. Exactly how they work- no idea, with blinks perhaps? Anyway, I didn’t read the article……

    January 15, 2014
  • America Eating Abroad

    Las Vegas, NV

    I can definitely see how Las Vegas got the nickname ‘Sin City’. During our four days in the neon overloaded man-made desert playground, I saw evidence of all sorts of deadly sins unfolding. Greed–…

    December 20, 2013
  • America Eating Abroad

    Route 66

    Leaving LA, we farewelled the sight of the sea and headed inland on Route 66! No American road trip seems complete without cruising down at least a small part of this historic path. It…

    December 12, 2013
  • America Eating Abroad

    Los Angeles, CA

    After two days of cruising the coast, we arrived in Los Angeles- LA, Tinseltown, Hollywood, the City of Angels… call it what you will but at the end of the day, the city, like…

    December 4, 2013
  • America Eating Abroad

    The Pacific Coast

    We picked up our rental car (a solid American number- Chevy Cruze, nicknamed Penelope) when we first arrived in San Francisco but it didn’t feel like the road trip had started until we were…

    November 29, 2013
  • America Eating Abroad

    San Francisco, CA

    Do a quick google and you’ll see that San Francisco has inspired probably over 100 songs- and why the heck not? After spending a couple of days there, I could find a few good…

    November 26, 2013
  • America Eating Abroad

    Seattle, WA

    We arrived in Seattle after a surprisingly scenic bus ride which involved a border crossing far more relaxed than airport security- let’s just say that I didn’t have to worry about whether I was…

    November 22, 2013
  • Canada Eating Abroad

    Vancouver, BC

    We arrived in Vancouver late on Saturday night, more than 30 hours later than planned but pretty happy to see some familiar faces as we came out of the skytrain station. My first impression…

    November 15, 2013
  • Eating Abroad New Zealand

    Plane food, Premium Economy

    Everyone seated in Premium Economy (and even more so, Business Premier) on the Air New Zealand website looks wonderfully relaxed and glamorous- smiling away with a glass of something in hand as they lean…

    November 13, 2013
  • Eating Abroad New Zealand

    Fog Disruptions, Wellington

    Our big adventure was supposed to begin on Friday at 530pm… the tickets have been booked for months, the upgrade secured and the preferred seats paid for. But, like thousands of other travellers, our…

    November 9, 2013