Peru – Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest covers more than 2 million square miles over 9 countries. 13% of the forest is located in Peru, with the majority in Brazil at 60%.  Woven within, and on its outskirts is a variety of local villages made up of mainly local farmers that send produce all over the region. Papaya, for…

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Peru – Lima

Lima, Peru. The not so touristy city, but has much to offer if you’re looking for delicious food and beautiful scenery.  The busyness of New York, as witnessed in San Isidro and Miraflores districts, is combined with the shelf-like cliffs of Los Angeles.  Merging into one breathtaking landscaped city, Lima city overlooks the coarse black…

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Corpse Reviver #2

We discovered this prohibition style drink while on a trip to Miami Beach, Florida.  It’s beautiful white sand beaches on Florida’s southern most tip, makes it an ideal winter-break destination for many Europeans, Americans, and South Americans.  Miami Beach offers a variety of food, due to it’s coastal town, southern charm and Cuban influences.  I…

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Aperol Spritz

The spritz.  A widely known cocktail in Italia comprising of an orange based bitter italian liquor, seltzer and Prosecco, garnished with castelvetrano olives (fresh green olives) is one of my favorite cocktails originating outside of the US.  This refreshingly bitter drink can be found anywhere in Italy and can vary from sweet to bitter (depending…

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