foodie break: eating like a local around the globe

We admit it: we’re travel obsessed. If ACTUALLY traveling wasn’t enough to satisfy our never-ending wanderlust, we also spend a fair amount of time online reading about other people’s travel experiences. During a recent reading sesh, we found this article from Laura Bloom at Yahoo Travel about eating like a local in Costa Rica, which really resonated with us. From city to city, one thing that stays constant throughout all of our travels is our desire to experience the local culture through its food and drink. And though we normally steer clear of guided tours, in unfamiliar cities they just might be one of the best ways to ensure you’re getting an authentic local experience. In Laura’s…

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rtw rookies: the recap, the revelation & the full itinerary

Our full itinerary from five months on the road. We started in NYC, moved west, and learned… we’re not very good at being traditional long-term travelers. At all.

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the romantic’s #LTeuropa highlights

Psh, you didn’t think I was going to let the wino re-live her favorite #LTeuropa moments without diving into my own, did you? Alas, after reading her post, I realized… our favorite moments overlap, like, a lot. This probably shouldn’t surprise you, but I was hard pressed to come up with things I loved more than the wine, the road trip and the reunion. But then I remembered: I spent two weeks in Europe with the hubs and two of our best friends. It’s actually harder to narrow down my highlights because really, pretty much everything was a highlight. So, along with everything the wino said, here are just a few more of my favorite…

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the wino’s #LTeuropa highlights

With the retelling of our harrowing experience in a Viennese dungeon (you know you want to click that link), our #LTeuropa coverage is coming to end. Which, truth be told, kind of makes me want to crawl into a ball and weep. Sadly, I have no trips to Europe in the near future, and even sadder, no way to see the romantic until the spring. Woe is me. WOE. IS. ME. Because you can never have too much of a good thing (or because I’m refusing to let it go), here’s one more trip down #LTeuropa lane. Eastern European Wine It should come as a shock to no one that I was looking forward to…

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taste hungary: eating our way through budapest

After spending our first night in Budapest wining and dining at the Four Seasons Gresham Palace, we woke up ready to continue our culinary exploration of Hungary. Though we normally wander our way through a city rather than schedule a specific itinerary, we decided that with only forty eight hours in Budapest, we’d leave the planning up to the experts. We chose Taste Hungary as our guide, a food and wine company that focuses on true cultural experiences. Seeing as they have a recent post on their own blog about the best places to daydrink in Budapest, we thought we’d get along juuuust fine. We selected the culinary walking tour, which starts at Budapest’s famous indoor…

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