Will Travel For Wine

Wednesday

10

September 2014

It’s Humid in Georgetown

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Georgetown

With cars and motorcycles speeding along narrow streets, bordered on each side by food vendors, parked cars, and large gutters, all senses must be active when crossing the street in Malaysia. Josh and I are getting pretty road-savvy at this point, used to walking street-side while buses rocket by so close we could bump shoulders. […]

Saturday

6

September 2014

KL: Almost Dying and Always Eating

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Twin Towers

Between the airport, the train transfer into the city and the monorail into Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, I hadn’t really been outside until I broke free of the crowded car onto the Maharajalela platform. All the air conditioning probably made the humidity seem even worse, slapping me like a hot water balloon as Josh and I […]

Monday

1

September 2014

Hawker Heaven

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Hawker Paradise

We came across many warnings in the process of planning our month-long trip to Malaysia, involving the avoidance of tap water and traveling on public holidays (confirmed as of yesterday, Malaysia Independence Day). Another I read was to avoid dodgy hawker food along the street. While Josh and I both have a common interest in […]

Tuesday

26

August 2014

Saturday

16

August 2014

The Basics of Umami

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Get Fresh SD

[Featured Image: Get FreshSD] It would happen without warning. I would be happily sipping a beautiful red wine with an enthusiastic winemaker or coworker, agreeing with all of their descriptions of the wine, when they would say it; “Umami”. I would pause my nodding in confusion. Umami? Did this wine remind them of some sort […]

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