Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

Aside from cookbooks, travel and guide books are what fill my shelves and every year, I add a few more to my growing collection. These are my favorite bedtime reading and are an entertaining form of vicarious travel. In preparation for an upcoming trip to Paris, I’ve started researching on the internet for new places …

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My sister just told me about a fantastic website where anyone can make a book. Blurb.com would be great for creating one’s own personal cookbook or a travel book or even a memory and photo book. I ‘m looking forward to making a guidebook of my personal favorites (recipes, food, restaurants, hotels) from all over …

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We’re off to Madrid this afternoon and we’re taking the train instead of flying there. The last time we took the train to Madrid was in August, 2006 when the trip was still on a regular train that took almost four hours. Now, with the AVE (high-speed train), getting to Madrid only takes 2 hours …

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