The Best Coffee Drink You’ve Never Heard of: Avocado Coffee

Avocado. The savory non-fruit loved by pretty much everybody in the world. While traveling in the tropical southern region of Myanmar we got a random tip from another traveler to try the avocado coffee at the local coffee shop we’d been frequenting. The menu was about 95% in Burmese, so we’d been ordering what we could. We’re … Read moreThe Best Coffee Drink You’ve Never Heard of: Avocado Coffee

Placindi Recipe – a Ukrainian Take on a Moldovan Pastry

On my last day in Ukraine I got to help out making a family recipe. A big deal considering I wasn’t allowed to lift a finger the entire week, or else I’d get nagged and told to sit down. And was shortly fed thereafter. Good times. Feeling old cravings from being at home after so … Read morePlacindi Recipe – a Ukrainian Take on a Moldovan Pastry

Ukrainian Vodka – No Such Thing as a Little Bit

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When it comes to drinking vodka in Ukraine, there’s no such thing as “a little bit.” Let me explain. Even though you’re traveling, don’t assume that everyone is familiar with travelers, or foreigners. This doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It just means many things can get lost in translation, and not everyone will … Read moreUkrainian Vodka – No Such Thing as a Little Bit

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