Tag Archives: Food

Where Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed. There's a marker by the side of the road now.

Northern Louisiana: Meat Pies, Catfish and Where Bonnie and Clyde Met Their Maker

1)    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum reports on the last chapter of one of the most documented criminal love stories in America. Gibsland, where Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed has a funky little museum funded by private donor in Dallas … Continue reading

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What I Love About Shreveport

1)    Memorial Auditorium, where Elvis got his start on Louisiana Hayride in 1954. In 1969, guitarist James Burton signed on with Elvis and stayed with his band until Elvis’ death in 1977. Burton is a Shreveport boy and has a … Continue reading

Atlantic City

10 Best Atlantic City Destinations Off the Boardwalk

Atlantic City, the Jersey Shore’s gambling Mecca, is chock-a-block with casinos, but there is plenty to do for non-gamblers as well. Next time you’re in the Boardwalk Empire, check out these hidden gems. 1)     The Irish Pub – The walls … Continue reading

Golden Nugget sparkles after a $150 renovation.

Best of Atlantic City Casinos

  Just got back from a great Society of American Travel Writers conference in Atlantic City and wanted to share a few casino highlights. I’m not a gambler, but there’s so much more going on at these resorts including burlesque … Continue reading

Lobamba Village Tour

People who are only visiting Swaziland for a short time can get a feeling for the true life of Swazis by taking a village tour. Yes, the first impression of Swaziland is smooth paved highways, shopping malls filled with trendy, … Continue reading

Swazi NGO Meeting Culture – It’s about the food!

I’ve been attending quite a few NGO campaign launches, workshops and stakeholders’ meetings since I came to Swaziland and have noticed that things are run a little differently than in Canada. Food is very important and helps draw attendees (humm, … Continue reading

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Swazi Food

I’ve been in Swaziland for two weeks and am starting to get the hang of things. On one hand it’s a very modern country, for those with an education and money, and a very challenging one for those without.  There’s … Continue reading