Amazing Local Markets Around the World (PHOTOS)

One of my favorite ways to experience local culture while traveling is by visiting a market. Loud, crowded and colorful, it’s easy to immerse oneself in this multi-sensory slice of daily life abroad. In every destination, I’ve found a market worth visiting, from Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market – the biggest seafood wholesaler in the world, to Bamako’s recycling market – …

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The 10 Best Things I Ate in 2012

Looking back on this phenomenal food-filled year, it’s nearly impossible to select my ten favorite foods. My Foodie International adventures took me to some of the world’s most exciting destinations, like the culinary bucket list wonderland that is San Sebastian, Spain, where I can easily name 100 amazing things I tasted that sent me spinning into foodie ecstasy. I had …

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Restaurant El Club Allard in Madrid, Spain

A Photo Journey through one of Madrid’s Most Imaginative Michelin-Starred Meals El Club Allard is rising through the international culinary ranks after receiving a two-star Michelin rating in 2011. This restaurant is helmed by illusionary genius Diego Guerrero, one of the most innovative chefs in contemporary cuisine. Eliminating the concept of menu choices, diners are only given three options: an …

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