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Top 5 Tastes: Sicily

Sicily has a unique culinary tradition that mirrors its rich cultural history. The island has been influenced by ancient Greeks, Arabs, Normans, Spaniards, and North Africans. It is no coincidence then that the dishes found in Sicily draw inspiration from these ancient cultures. Add to that a unique landscape and climate, and you have the…

Salt and Maras Pepper

Whet Your Appetite: Peru

The country of Peru is a magical place. No, really. I had the opportunity to intimately explore Peru a couple of years ago and the place did cast a spell on me. The culture is enthralling, the people are some of the warmest and welcoming people I have ever met, and the food… well, let’s…

Shared shapanese meal.

Discovering the Best Eats of Japan

I was fortunate enough recently to spend 10 glorious food-filled days in Japan this October. If you didn’t know, then you will soon know after reading this that Japan is a gourmand’s dream come true. The entire country is rich with cultural traditions that are intertwined with their cuisine and hospitality. I was beyond delighted…

Countryside with vineyards near Laguardia village in northern Spain

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Spain

I have visited Spain multiple times in the past few years. My visits have ranged from two nights to two weeks. Spain is a country that I find myself addicted to. It’s modern, yet ancient. Progressive, yet steeped in rich traditions. The food is off the charts delicious—ranging from rustic to elaborate and refined. It’s…

Fresh Seafood

Top 5 Tastes: Croatia

Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast in general offer up some of the best Mediterranean bites to be found. The cuisine in Croatia is unexpected, as no one knows quite what to expect from this Adriatic gem. Similar in style to the foods found in Italy, Croatia boasts an array of delicacies. Cured meats, divine olive…


Whet Your Appetite: Tuscany

Tuscany is the region in Italy that will steal your heart each time you visit. The landscapes showcase quintessential ‘Italian’ scenes and the people welcome you with open arms. From the bustling ancient city of Florence to the slower-paced town of Cortona, Tuscany holds a bit of something for everybody. Each time I visit, I…

New Year, New Travels

New Year, New Travels

As the New Year approaches, it becomes the time to reflect on all that has happened and what we have to look forward to in the next 365 days to come. Celebrations and holidays intrinsically involve food, and New Year’s Eve is no different. Here at Experi we have a lot of gourmet experiences to…

Sicily Wine Lovers Guide

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Sicily

Hemingway loved wine, I love wine, who doesn’t love wine? Admittedly, tasting new wines is one of the joys of travel I look forward to most when planning my next trip. Whether you are a serious wine connoisseur or a person that enjoy the simple pleasures of a glass of red, we can all agree…

Vineyards in the Oregon wine region of Willamette Valley owned by the winery Willamette Valley Vineyards

Top 5 Tastes: Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest, also known as Cascadia, is a beautiful and bountiful region in western North America bound by the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. While there is not an exact boundary, for our purposes we will define the area to include the states of Oregon and Washington, (sorry British Columbia). Pike Place Market,…


Whet Your Appetite: Provence

There are endless reasons why one should travel to Provence. The impossibly scenic region filled with lavender fields and Roman ruins. Sleepy hilltop villages filled with artisan shops and goods galore. Salt marshes and bountiful markets brimming with the region’s freshest foods. To say the least, the list goes on and on. Find some inspiration…

Spanish ham.

What is Gourmet Travel?

Food and drink travel has become a pretty big trend. More and more travelers are seeking gourmet experiences while they journey abroad. What better way to truly experience the essence of a destination than through its cuisine? Personally, my travel adventures have always centered around one thing: food (and drink). My most memorable experiences include…

Dinner with wine at a long table. Photo: Jamie Francis for 2013 Travel Portland.

How to Taste Your Way Around the World

You may have noticed a recent trend geared towards culinary travel. This should be no surprise. One of the best ways to experience a new destination is through your stomach. Culinary travel is not for all. Perhaps, you are one of those types of people that just “eats to stay alive.” Understandably this may not…


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