I stepped into Copenhagen knowing only one thing. It has consistently been rated the happiest place to live, and I was going to discover why. That’s how I found myself on a bike, attempting to whiz through the tiny city, past colorful Danish houses, organic cafe’s and ice cold canals. That’s when I made my … More Contemplating Happiness in Copenhagen
I wasn’t looking forward to Berlin. I hadn’t even wanted to visit Scandinavia. If you say the words “summer” and “Europe” together in a sentence, images of jagged cliffs cascading into clear blue waters or rolling hills of wineries and the Tuscan sun pop into mind. More specifically, laying on a sandy beach, a … More More To Berlin Than Beer
Hello fellow Spooners and Happy Monday! A lot has happened in the past few weeks since I’ve written. Allow me to update you. I traveled home to Kauai along with 30 family members to celebrate my Granddad’s 90th Birthday. Can you believe that? He worked out every single morning. Simply astonishing… While I was there … More A Tropical Taste of my Travels- A Hawaiian Farmer’s Market
Oh Napa. Your rolling hills, Barrels of wine, Wicked ass food, And sunshine, I love you. I was fortunate enough to spend this Memorial day weekend in one of my favorite places, Napa. I had forgotten how much I love Northern California, especially when it is sunny and 90 degrees out. No seriously, I love … More A Whole Lotta Class- Some Noteworthy Experiences From Napa
A post by my friend Jason Paluska, a cheese addict… and professional chef. I have developed, a sincere and honest, lifetime addiction to Humboldt County’s finest, most captivating specimen of enchantment and bliss. No not marijuana. I’m talking about Truffle Tremor CHEESE. Unassuming at first glance, take a closer look. Breathe in its peppery aroma. … More Humboltd’s Finest
And we’re back! It has been far too long since my last post but how can you blame me? A week of kayaking, beach bumming, camping, relaxing and stuffing yourself with local food and drink from the Caribbean… can sidetrack you. Although my vacation was technically spent in America, the US Virgin Islands felt … More Bull’s Feet, A Beer and The Beach.
Spoondles is taking a hiatus from Los Angeles and traveling to the sunny island of St Croix. Check back for stories and updates about the beauty, culture and of course food, from my adventures in the Virgin Islands.
This weekend I had the chance to get out of Los Angeles and visit the town of Ojai with three of my girlfriends. We like to think of these retreats as a sort of Sex in the City episode, but in all honestly it’s usually more like Sex in the City meets Teenage Mutant Ninja … More Oh my, Ojai