Travels with a Gourmet

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

Another Bangkok spot worth visiting is the former residence of American, Jim Thompson, who revived the Thai silk industry with his designs and textile coloring.   Born in 1906, from Greenville, Delaware, Jim Thompson joined the US army and moved permanently to Bangkok at the end of World War II.  He built his home out …

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If there’s one thing that Argentines are crazy about aside from asado, it’s football and the one team that Porteños fanatically support, it’s the Club Atletico Boca Juniors. My husband is a Boca Juniors fan and so is his older brother who even has a box at Boca Juniors home stadium La Bombonera . La …

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Malaga, a port city in Andalusia, is often bypassed by tourists on their way to the beaches of the Costa del Sol. Although lacking the historical landmarks of nearby Granada and Seville, Malaga does have a few interesting sights that shouldn’t be missed. The oldest would be the Alcazaba (the Arabic word for fortress), which …

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