As it turns out, we were in a relatively out of the way section of Milan. As our first day was spent in the hostel avoiding the rain, we saw next to nothing of the city. That said, it was rather nice to spend a day alone, relaxing. William worked on the plot-line for a […]
The very fact that there is a McDonalds in Patong should tell you something about the city.
Only the cities that make the “tourist hotspot” list posses one of these greasy American restaurants. I am ashamed to say that I was in fact, quite excited to eat there. I must say, I’m only ever excited to go to an American restaurant when we aren’t actually in America! Ezra pushed the doors open, and into an air-conditioned, red and gold piece of the States we ventured. There was the giant plastic clown, with his gigantic red shoes and slightly maniacal grin. There were the cheap plastic toys, cheaply advertised in a large plastic box. The smell of grease, grease, and more grease was in the air.
Eating With Tony is something we came up with one day while sitting in an interesting restaurant somewhere in Southeast Asia. It features Dad eating strange and delicious foods around the world. In this episode, Eating With Tony presents: Döner Kebabs! Join him as he chows down on this amazing Turkish food, in the heart of Hanoi, Vietnam!
What do you get when a Russian decides to open an American themed bar and restaurant on Phuket, Thailand? Jonny Mango’s, of course!
The sun was just beginning to fall back into the seething ocean when we walked into the restaurant, ready to enjoy Mom’s last dinner with us for a while. She will be leaving to spend three weeks in New Hampshire tomorrow. As a special treat, Dad took us out to dinner.
One of my favorite parts of travel is trying new foods.
Each culture has it’s own kinds of food, and some of them can be quite strange! Often, the only way to find these foods is to travel to their native country, a fact which only makes them all the more interesting. Once you’ve found them, the next step is convincing yourself to put the meal in your mouth. Is it really worth the bragging rights? I almost always decide it is. “Almost” being the operative word.