Indonesian Satay with Peanut Sauce

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Satay (or Sate) originated in East Java, Indonesia. It is well known throughout Indonesia and can be purchased from a traveling satay vendor or restaurants and is also a common staple during traditional celebrations. It is popular in many other countries in Southeast Asia, as well as Suriname and the[Read more]

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

Have you ever caught a glimpse of home while traveling? Although Amsterdam has many bicycles, as I discussed in a previous article, this bicycle parked outside the Rijksmuseum caught my eye. From afar, it is colorful, fun and it just makes you smile. A closer look showcases the Alaskan license[Read more]

Spring in January? Celebrating National Tulip Day!

Photo Credit: Grant MacDonald

National Tulip Day or Nationale Tulpendag was observed this past weekend in the Netherlands.  Here in the states, we consider this springtime flower an icon for ushering in the season.  While we are still in the dead of winter, the start of tulip season has already sprung on Tulip Day (January[Read more]