Funky Buddha Void Shaker Stout
Adventure, Food

Try These Florida Beers

As part of our latest trip back to the U.S., we spent a couple weeks in Florida, where we stopped one day at Total Wine, a megastore for all varieties of alcohol. We're home brewers, and we enjoy trying out craft beers. Total Wine has rows and rows of beer offerings, and you can mix… Continue reading Try These Florida Beers

French press at Intercontinental resort Fiji
Adventure, Food

Travel Pro Tip: Bring a French Press

We just got back from a few weeks of travel in the U.S., and there's one tool, so to speak, that really helped us feel comfortable when we stayed at hotels: a French press. If you love strong coffee first thing in the morning, bringing a French press along when you travel is a small… Continue reading Travel Pro Tip: Bring a French Press

tofu bean sprout stir fry
Food

Tofu and Bean Sprout Stir Fry

The wok is proving to be a handy kitchen tool. I used it to make this quick and easy weeknight vegetarian dinner. This dish can be served on its own, or with rice or wraps. It's satisfying without sitting heavy in the stomach, and it's super easy and quick to make, so it works well… Continue reading Tofu and Bean Sprout Stir Fry

downtown Suva Fiji takeaway
Adventure, essay, Food

A Stroll Through Downtown Suva as COVID Restrictions Ease

We strolled through downtown Suva last weekend with our dogs. It had been a while. We hadn't done it, really, since before the city went into lockdown in March 2021 at the start of the big COVID outbreak. I felt a bit socially awkward because I'm not used to having a lot of people around… Continue reading A Stroll Through Downtown Suva as COVID Restrictions Ease