Top 5 Things to Do in Amsterdam

I Amsterdam Sign

We were in Amsterdam in November of 2018. We did do some of these 5 things, but we did not do them all. Amsterdam is on our list of places to revisit. One of our biggest takeaways from this city was the simplicity of moving about. It’s no secret that Amsterdam is one of the […]

Key West, Florida

Key West Florida

We are going to explore a city in Florida that does not get nearly the love it deserves. Key West, Florida is quite surprisingly a hidden gem. There are two types of people, those that have been and love it and those that have not and do not show a big interest. The only explanation […]

A decadent Sicilian dessert

Torta Di Ricotta

We were both raised with Sicilian traditions. So, picking a decadent Sicilian dessert recipe from all the memories we had as children was tough. Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, has a long history of being invaded and conquered. But in typical Sicilian fashion, it has made them tougher and created inspiration from around […]

Hot deliciousness in a cup? Yes Please!

Viennese Coffee

Coffee is about the most varied beverage in the world. Every culture has its recipes for roasting and there spins on brewing. We are coffee lovers so a trip abroad would be amiss without a trip to a local cafe. A local cafe showcases the community it represents. It’s a great way to experience some […]

Pannenkoeken – Sweet or Savory

Pancakes in Amsterdam

Welcome to this “break” in our destination journey to the tastes and senses around the world. Let us head to the Netherlands, where the quirky street foods like Pannenkoeken, French fries with bunches of available toppings, hash cookies, and hot dogs keep the munchies at bay. When in Amsterdam, be sure to enjoy a Pannenkoeken. […]

Guadaloupe and her Cuisine

Les Saintes Guadeloupe

Guadaloupe is the last island for now. A beautiful butterfly-shaped island that is a colony of France in the French West Indies. The country receives considerable notice from the foodie world for its unique mix of Creole delicacies, Caribbean staples, and French classics. Bokit – inspired by a johnny-cake was created after slavery was abolished […]

The Tastes of Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

Seafood heavily influences Trinidad and Tobago cuisine. Two of the most common are curried crab and Dumplings but is also known for a wide array of soups and stews. Baiganee – this is a very traditional snack but also served as a side dish. It is created with sliced eggplant, or baigan that is coated […]

The Food and Drink of Jamaica

All-inclusive resort

The food of Jamaica includes a mixture of cooking techniques, flavors, and spices influenced by African, Amerindian, Irish, English, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Indian, Chinese, and Middle Eastern people who have inhabited the island. The flavors of this island reach around the globe, but there is nothing like the real thing. Jamaica knows how to season […]

Jamaica: More Than Just Beaches and Resorts


We were in Jamaica last December, shortly before COVID-19 hit. We were there for a long week and while we were there, we had the absolute pleasure of visiting 6 of the Sandals and Beaches resorts. We also met many amazing people that live and work on the island. While on a bus, the guide […]

Egypt on AmaWaterways

Egypt on AmaWaterways

AmaWaterways new itinerary Secrets of Egypt and the Nile. AmaWaterways will be starting a brand new itinerary in Egypt, September of 2021. This itinerary will be aboard the AmaDahlia. The sailing season for this itinerary will be during the months of September to May, with the hot months of summer off. Click the button below […]