You don't have to be from India to celebrate Diwali. But for those of you who don't know what Diwali is, it's the Indian “festival of lights celebrating the triumph of good over evil. This year, Diwali will be celebrated on October 24. Though technically religious, it’s also become a cultural event ... [ Read More ]
Food Culture Travel Stories
This is the food culture travel category archives on advicesisters.com The food culture travel category on advicesisters.com offers stories, reviews, and first-person experiences from around the block to around the world.
Back in 2015, advicesisters.com published an extensive article about Sherry wine. These fortified wines from the Jerez / Xérès / Sherry DOC in Spain, have long been considered to be fantastic after-dinner wines, but in the 2015 article, we discussed that Sherry is a versatile wine for supping, ... [ Read More ]
*Editor's note: Just prior to the arrival of Covid19 and social distancing, I asked John Dunham, the advice sisters wine & spirits editor, to write a travel-centric piece on his visit to Illinois. We had been hoping to boost our first-person travel stories this year. Sadly, that will have to ... [ Read More ]
In 2013 I wrote a review of a Live Aqua, a unique adults-only all-inclusive in Cancun Mexico. In that review I called Live Aqua "Peace on Earth For Adults Only. It wasn't my first visit, and I have returned a number of times since I wrote that review on advicesisters.com. So, is Live Aqua still ... [ Read More ]
Is the MGM Park in Las Vegas the hotel of the future? On my most recent trip to Las Vegas, I chose MGM Park and was surprised at what I found. For starter, instead of the usual check-in desk, there's automation. No friendly folks to ask your preference here. Instead, there's one person ... [ Read More ]
This is Part 2 of my Italian journey that fills the soul, and my memories of Florence! From Florence to Rome: When I travel to Florence from Rome, I can’t contain my excitement because this is where my soul truly gets soothed and replenished. When you live in New York City, you need a place ... [ Read More ]