A Little Recipe… How to Make a Perfect Guacamole with 1 Avocad

For the past four months, I have lived in San Pancho, Mexico in a studio apartment that with a stove-top, pots and pans, and a Mexican molcajete—which is not necessary but makes preparing the perfect guacamole a lot more fun. With a full kitchen here, I’m using local vegetables and spices to recreate my favorite …

Read more

fresh beautiful taco

A Little Food … The Anatomy (and History) of a Delicious Taco

Living in Mexico these past months has meant a rekindled love affair with salsa, spicy food, and cheese. For all the reasons to love Southeast Asia, and there are many, while traveling the region I often missed the flavors and variety of cheeses I have long loved—travelers in Southeast Asia for any amount of time …

Read more

indian man drinks chai

A Little Musing… On the Art of Cultural Immersion

Moments and anecdotes from my travels flutter into my memory at the most random of moments. I’ve talked about this feeling in the past on A Little Adrift. In my post on “How Four Years Traveling the World Changed Me,” the most seemingly odd smell or sound triggers the memory of a conversation had over …

Read more

Antigua, Guatemala

A Little Podcast… Stories of Traveling Through Guatemala

Traveling through Guatemala was an unexpected pleasure; I landed in Central America with the vague idea I would travel south from Mexico and stop in every country for a few weeks, a month if I loved a place. And then I crossed the border into Guatemala and instantly fell a bit in love. Over the …

Read more