travel to taste: cuban eats

Let me start off by saying that I didn’t go to Cuba for a culinary adventure. Don’t get me wrong, I would love to! Much like the culture and heritage, Cuban food is a unique fusion of African, Spanish, Caribbean influences. But when you’re travelling with someone that has food restrictions, it’s a challenge to balance the desire for new food experiences with the mindfulness that there needs to be “safe” foods for them on the menu. Some people don’t share the same culinary audacity and enthusiasm that I have, and that’s OK. Continue reading

UAE and NYC photobook

I just ordered a copy of my United Arab Emirates and New York City photobook from Shutterfly, since they currently have a deal to get a free 8×8 photobook (Code: BOOK4FREE) until September 10. I saved $29.99 and only had to pay shipping, which is pretty awesome. I’ve had this photobook in my projects bin since February, and have been waiting for a good deal to come up to order it, so this was the perfect time! Especially since I’m going to have another new one to make in just a short couple weeks once I get back from Cuba! Continue reading