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Guest Adventurer Suzanne Stavert and her Amazing Ceviche post!

Guest Adventurer Suzanne Stavert and her Amazing Ceviche post!

GUEST BLOG BY SUZANNE STAVERT OF Adventures of Empty Nesters!  Check out her blog! During our amazing vacation at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort of Costa Rica, we were taught how to make ceviche ~ Costa Rica Style! Craig and I were treated to a private cooking lesson with Chef Hanier from the resort’s fine dining seafood restaurant, Ostra. We learned how to combine […]

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7 Vietnamese street-foods you Must Try!

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7 Vietnamese street-foods you Must Try!

By Guest Blogger Louise Rose, author of www.go-vietnam.com One thing that many people consider as a favorite part of any trip, regardless of the destination, is trying and sampling the local cuisine of the country they are visiting. Perhaps because of this preference, many people have become “foodies” in recent years. In fact, many people […]

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Weidmann’s, a Culinary Surprise in Mississippi!

Weidmann’s, a Culinary Surprise in Mississippi!

Weidmann’s opened in Meridian, MS in 1870 by a chef named Felix Weidmann. Yes, 1870!! The hotel remains in the historic downtown, in the same space it occupied in 1923.  The restaurant stayed in the family until 1999, which is pretty amazing I’m sure you’ll agree.  Apparently the Weidmann family ran out of chefs, as it […]

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5 Reasons to Vacation in Cozumel, Mexico!

5 Reasons to Vacation in Cozumel, Mexico!

If you are looking to vacation in the Caribbean, there are many destinations to choose from.  Most have beautiful beaches, clear water, and plenty of sunshine, so how do you choose?  Islands are like people, and they all have different personalities.  What makes Cozumel so special?  Well, let me tell you all about it! 1. What […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Fine Dining in Cozumel!

Fab Photos Friday: Fine Dining in Cozumel!

I first went to Cozumel in 1986 (when I was 10 years old…ha!).  It was a very small place with just a couple of places to eat, and very little shopping.  As a diving mecca, it had never really occurred to me that Cozumel would ever become a “foodie” travel spot…but I can tell you […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Culinary Delights in Cozumel, Mexico

Fab Photos Friday: Culinary Delights in Cozumel, Mexico

Fabulous food should be part of everyone’s vacation. Good food cannot be confused with fantastic food. In Cozumel, the restaurant to go to is La Cocay.  La Cocay means “dragonfly” in the Mayan language, but it’s food is distinctly Mediterranean. Here is some good news:  they have enlarged their menu! I confess that La Cocay is […]

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Christmas Customs in France! Allons-y!!!!!

Christmas Customs in France! Allons-y!!!!!

While American children are hanging stockings for Santa to fill, French children are putting their shoes by the fire so Pere Noel (Papa Noel) will fill them with gifts. If children are bad in the US they are told Santa will leave coal in their stockings, but in France, a child on the naughty list might […]

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San Francisco – A walking food tour of North Beach & Chinatown

San Francisco – A walking food tour of North Beach & Chinatown

Another food tour adventure? Why yes! Thank you! Just recently I took a fantastic tour by Chris Milano’s Foodie Adventures in San Francisco’s Mission District. The Mission, Latin Food Tour was so delicious and I loved it so much that on my next trip there I just had to take the North Beach and Chinatown Tour!  It is no surprise that once […]

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Napa Valley: A Harvest Celebration at Quintessa Vineyard

Napa Valley: A Harvest Celebration at Quintessa Vineyard

By fellow midlife adventurer, Suzanne Simone Stavert at Adventures of Empty Nesters! by Suzanne on October 6, 2014 in My Adventures Great friends, heavenly food, delicious wine and a breathtaking landscape are the perfect ingredients for an amazing experience in Napa Valley to celebrate the harvest at Quintessa Vineyard. We discovered this extraordinary winery in June of this year when we were given a private tour. […]

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San Francisco: A wine dinner with Jordan Vineyard & Winery at Campton Place

San Francisco: A wine dinner with Jordan Vineyard & Winery at Campton Place

Guest Post from Suzanne Stavert of Adventures of Empty Nesters! A wine dinner in San Francisco? Yes please! Lately I have been having a blast interacting with great people on Instagram. I adore photography and truly enjoy seeing what Instagrammers (photographers) are capturing. I had a wonderfully engaging conversation via Instagram with the Campton Place Hotel in San […]

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