Entries Tagged as 'Travels Abroad'

20 Moments from Japan

October 9th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Last month I was lucky enough to head to Japan for work, to speak at a WordPress conference in Tokyo. Though it was my first time in Tokyo, it wasn’t my first trip to Japan. Almost 20 years ago, I headed to Japan with my high school choir (yep! I sang regularly for about 15 […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Travels Abroad

What I’m Craving: Chocolate Chip Cookies from Eric Kayser in Paris

September 8th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Two months ago I had a quick trip to Paris. And now, I can’t stop thinking about a chocolate chip cookie. A chocolate chip cookie? Not a macaron, a croissant, or a lovely little tart? In France? I had good intentions in France, I really did. I went in search of a buttery, crusty croissant […]

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Tags: Food · France · Travels Abroad

How I Travel: Using Google Maps to discover and map out a city

June 10th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Are you a subscriber to my newsletter? I’m also on Twitter @rosso and I’m rossosara on Instagram. I’ve talked a bit about how I don’t really enjoy some of the planning parts of travel – I don’t like price comparing flights, searching out deals, or spending tons of time on ratings websites. But one thing I do love doing is sussing […]

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Tags: Tech Talk · Tips · Travels Abroad

Dreaming of a New Mexico Farmers Market and Home(s)

November 5th, 2012 · 14 Comments

Years ago, when I first heard my mom was moving out of my childhood home and out of California, while I was living over in Italy, I was pretty devastated. My hometown had slowly emptied of friends’ parents and other reasons to stop by other than the outlets in the years since I had left […]

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Tags: Travels Abroad · U.S.

What I’m Craving: Quail Eggs and Sobrasada from El Celler de Can Roca

September 24th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I didn’t think I’d end up going to Spain 3 times in the last 12 months, after having waited to visit it until I moved to Europe in 2003, and then not again until last year, but there you have it. I have a soft spot in particular for Barcelona, but when I was able […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Spain · Travels Abroad