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Why being a newb is the best

surfing sunset newb

I have this place in my head I occasionally escape to when I close my eyes. Its a flashback to my Costa Rica trip this time last year. It was my first surf lesson, which I took with a company called Frijoles Locos (crazy beans). That day, the tides lined up perfectly with sunset, the beach was nearly empty, and the …

Foul in love with these 3 recipes to survive the rest of winter

It’s bean a long one Soup season started three months ago, but it’s still going strong in my house. But there’s more to spooning than just soup. By the time mid-winter rolls around, you want to shake things up while still finding comfort in a warm bowl of deliciousness and using seasonal ingredients. Mid-winter also means back to the grind …

Eating my way through Hue, Hoi An, and Christmas in Saigon

Hue I’m a hungry traveler, as you may know. After a restless sleep on the overnight train, we finally pulled in to the Hue train station around 8 am. We were only there for a night so, after settling in, we made our way right to the Imperial City, a walled enclosure within the citadel of Hue, Vietnam’s former capital. In …