Over the past decade, seemingly everyone who enjoys eating, owns a smartphone and regularly uses social media accounts is a self-declared foodie – or unabashedly uses the #foodie and #omnom[nom(nom)] hashtags. Functioning taste buds aren’t even a pre-requisite to fake-it-till-you-make it as an Instagram foodie. Yes, eating should be enjoyableRead More →

Since my travel for budget is modest and vacation days are dwindling, I have resorted to second-hand experience of the other cultures via travel talks and museum or art exhibitions.   A free guided talk from Matthew Williams-Ellis at his photographic “Tales from Latin America” exhibition on October 29 wasRead More →

The Fort Myers Beach Sand Sculpting Championship held in Fort Myers Beach, Florida is essentially an oceanside art exhibit with live demonstrations. The 28th Annual American Sand Sculpting competition included artists from North America and a few international attendees, who collectively created statues from more than 2 million pounds ofRead More →