How to Lose Weight on Vacation

by Beth Whitman (July 13th, 2015)

I started noticing a trend with myself over the past couple of years. I was losing weight when I traveled. Not a lot, but at least a couple of pounds. And it at beats the alternative of gaining weight! That is so antithetical to what you would think. But it’s true. I know this because […]

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Eating Out Healthy While Traveling

by Beth Whitman (January 27th, 2015)

I’ve been a vegetarian for most of my traveling life and admit there have been times when I have turned down a meal or invitation to someone’s home because I knew I wouldn’t be able to eat vegetarian. I realize these are missed opportunities. But it was (and still is) important to me to stick […]

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Going to Seattle? Here’s Where to Eat

by Beth Whitman (July 25th, 2014)

Visiting Seattle? Having just had our culinary tour in my wonderful city, I thought I’d share some of the best dining spots in the city so you can live vicariously through our taste buds. Probably the highlight of our tour this year was brunch at the Whale Wins. This award winning restaurant in the Fremont […]

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Going to Santa Fe? Here’s Where to Eat

by Beth Whitman (June 20th, 2014)

We just wrapped up our Santa Fe Culinary Tour for this year (you can probably hear the buttons popping on my pants). This is one big culinary town so it’s hard to nail down a short list of where to eat in Santa Fe. But, here’s a start for some places you don’t want to […]

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Going to New Orleans? Here’s Where to Eat

by Beth Whitman (June 13th, 2014)

I don’t even know where to start when I think about all the food I consumed during our four-day culinary tour to New Orleans. On the one hand, four days is not enough because there’s so much to sample. But on the other hand, four days is almost too much when you consider all the […]

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Energy Gels for the Athletic Traveler

by Beth Whitman (November 26th, 2013)

This energy gel stuff is pretty new to me. It wasn’t until I started doing P90X (an extreme workout program) this summer that I became super aware of my protein and carb intake and started making sure that I was getting enough carbs to fuel my workouts and enough protein to build muscle. If you’re […]

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Eating Well and Traveling Healthy During the Holidays

by Beth Whitman (November 19th, 2013)

As a vegetarian, eating well when I travel is one of the hardest things to accomplish. I struggle with getting enough nutrients and protein while still wanting to eat what the locals are eating. Sometimes it’s just impossible. Case in point is Papua New Guinea, where pork is often served and a vegetarian lunch is […]

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Adventures in New Orleans Food

by Beth Whitman (October 18th, 2013)

It was more than 20 years since I’d been to New Orleans. For years I attended either Mardi Gras or Jazzfest but stopped when I moved to Seattle and my travel trajectory sent me traveling to Asia. I had wanted to go after Hurricane Katrina but personal circumstances and bad timing prevented that. It was […]

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Photo Tour of Indian Food

by Beth Whitman (August 9th, 2013)

Sad to admit it but it’s been a few years since I’ve been to India. Working on the details for next fall’s North India Culinary Tour, however, did two things for me. First, it sparked a really strong desire for me to return. And second, it made me really crave the fantastic flavors of the […]

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Diane’s Market Kitchen ~ Seattle Culinary Tour

by Beth Whitman (July 12th, 2013)

As part of our Seattle Culinary Tour, we had a cooking class/demonstration at Diane’s Market Kitchen. What a hoot! The class is about so much more than the food as Diane is one spunky lady with wonderful stories to tell and great life lessons to teach. (Take her class and you’ll see for yourself.) The […]

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