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Culinary Delights in Jordan

If you have been reading Andrea on Vacation for long, you know that food is probably my favorite part about traveling. Experience new dishes and ingredients in a new place one excellent way to learn about another culture. In Jordan, we ate barbeque cooked under the sand in Wadi Rum, Jordanian bites under a trellis in the garden, and a home-cooked meal in my tour guideā€™s house. Each of these memorable meals added something special to my amazing trip of Jordan. Jordan is not known as a culinary destination so it was a treat to have amazing food the entire Read More

Hanging Out in Taipei

On my three day whirlwind tour of Taiwan, I spent most of my time in Taipei exploring temples, markets, historic sights, and eating all the food. Taipei is a young and clean city with lots of fun and action. It was the perfect ending to my month long Asian adventure. I took a free walking tour I found online. My friend Lauren turned me back onto free walking tours after we did one in Amsterdam a few months ago. Obviously you have to tip the guide but it ends up being a much cheaper way to get some good information Read More