Learning to Dive

I’ll never forget the bouts of laughter coming from our instructor, Ross, when I finally surfaced mid-way through my first open-water dive. Daniel and I were in Nah Trang in Vietnam learning to scuba dive a few days after a Typhoon hit and the waters were, needless to say, a little stried up. Earlier in … Continue reading Learning to Dive

Tofo, I Love You

It’s easy to get lost in Mozambique. We came to know the small beachside town of Tofo well. Sandy roads lead to warm seas,  favorite eateries lead to cold beers; we quickly developed a sense of the place as I imagine many who wander into its charm do. Not before long we came to know … Continue reading Tofo, I Love You

Gochujang in Seoul

In his new cookbook, Jet Tila says, “I’m calling it here and now, gochujang is going to be the next super popular chili sauce and will soon replace Sriracha as the king of spicy sauces.” Sriracha aficionados, step aside. I’ve been in agreement ever since my love affair with the sweet, savory, and hot Korean … Continue reading Gochujang in Seoul