Travel and Food Notes

Categories: Food & Drink Sightseeing The Scene
Blogger: Meryl Pearlstein
Description: Travel and food observations from an obsessive and compulsive survey of the world. Plus everything New York City.

Latest Posts

January 14th
I was planning to go to Japan this year -- Japan seems to be on everyone's "Where to go in 2019" list.  And I was on the bandwagon, but it looks like I might have to wait a bit. Through my months of research, I had found a tour that had me salivating… Continue Reading
January 9th
Durban, South Africa is the gateway to the Zulu Kingdom, home to the country’s largest ethnic group. One of the Zulus’ time-honored practices is beading, a tradition passed on from generation to generation. But did you know that the color and … Continue Reading
January 6th
I’ve already broken my New Year’s resolution. I had said I was going to observe Dry January this year. HA! Well, that lasted five days until I met two wonderful wines, a tangy orange vintage from Slovenia (I can’t resist orange wines &nd… Continue Reading
December 31st
--> If you love wine and love wine country, book the special New Year’s Eve ride on The Napa Valley Wine Train for a glory days of train travel experience. You’ll stuff yourself with appetizers, then board the train for a three-ho… Continue Reading
December 30th
--> Las Vegas claims to have the best fireworks display this year on New Year’s and some pretty solid parties as well, but New York City is the place to be to ring in 2019.  From restaurants to hotels, the parties in the Big Apple … Continue Reading