Tag: Oysters

how to be a tourist in portland, me

how to be a tourist in portland, me

I’ve only visited Maine once (Bar Harbor, to be specific) and it was back in college during summer vacation with one of those cheap buy two get one free Chinese tour bus companies. Not exactly a relaxing experience.  Now fast forward to 2020. Ah, the year of no travels. The last time I had gone … Continue reading how to be a tourist in portland, me

18 foods to eat in new orleans

18 foods to eat in new orleans

Just make sure you pace yourself, since the food down here is pretty heavy. They seem to love butter and salt so drink plenty of water to balance out those sodium levels! Po’ boy - sandwich stuffed with fried seafood, usually shrimp, oysters, crawfish, or catfish. Probably my favorite New Orleanian food to eat Charbroiled/Chargrilled … Continue reading 18 foods to eat in new orleans

the third largest fish market in the world

the third largest fish market in the world

Sure, it’s no Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, but it’s still pretty impressive. There are so many options to choose from. Raw or cooked? Western rock lobster or Tasmanian lobster? Blue swimmer crabs or mud crabs? Balmain bugs or Moreton Bay bugs? I could go on but I think you get the picture. Every type … Continue reading the third largest fish market in the world

last day in dublin

last day in dublin

Our last day in Ireland was supposed to be spent admiring Waterford crystals and touring their factory down in Waterford (about a three hour train ride from Dublin). But thanks to a certain crazy snowstorm up in Northern Ireland, this plan was derailed. So instead, we decided to just spend our time checking out places … Continue reading last day in dublin