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Kimchi Paella recipe

I love eating Paella, love kimchi, and was cutting back on carbs, so I came up with this Spanish/Korean fusion recipe. It may sound strange but it’s delicious and easy. By substituting grated cauliflower for rice, it’s also very low-carb!  1 whole raw cauliflower, grated to a rice-like texture 1 chopped red pepper 1 cup shrimp peeled deveined […]

10 Ways to Love New York Without Breaking the Bank

New York City is one of the most captivating cities in the world, and one of the most expensive. Fortunately there is an abundance of things to see and do for free or a reasonable fee. For me, exploring one of the distinct neighborhoods is a great way to spend an afternoon. Here are 10 […]

Rocky Braat – Blood Brother

Rocky Braat is a young American man who found his calling while traveling through India, after helping out at an orphanage for children with HIV. After spending a few days with them, he found that he couldn’t leave them and so he returned to America, sold everything he owned and went back to help care of the children […]

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Eating out in Spain – Tapas 101

Tapas are not a particular type of food but a fun and casual style of eating out and socializing in Spain. A tapa is simply a small snack that is served with your drink, and several tapas can make a meal. Bonus – in southern Spain, tapas are usually free with your drink! Often people will […]

How to Bring Your Dog to Europe

We recently took a six-week trip to the Costa del Sol in Spain, accompanied by our yorkshire terrier, Winston. He has travelled with us on several road trips in western Canada and the US, but we have never taken a pet on a transatlantic flight.  The experience turned out to be a great one for […]

24 Hours in Beautiful Cordoba Spain

If you are traveling in Andelucia, Spain, the UNESCO city of Córdoba is well worth a visit. The famous Mosque-Cathedral and surrounding old town can be explored in a day, and most significant monuments are within walking distance. If you can stay at least one night, there will be fewer tourists and at sunset it looks especially magical. Visit the Great […]