NearandFarAZ

Locally sourced in Taiwan

If we hadn’t been looking for it, we never would have known it was there: The little Triori bed and breakfast was an unassuming presence on a block of tidy homes. Overlooking a rice field, the row house… Read More

8 reasons I can’t wait to get back to Panama

Panama was a bit of a fluke for me. Although never really on my list of must-see spots in the world, the Central American nation simply bowled me over when I got a chance to go. It was… Read More

Home cooking in Hong Kong

I always knew there was more to Chinese cooking than a wok and some peanut oil. But a 1,000-year old egg? I wouldn’t have guessed that ingredient in a million years! Trust me – I’ve tried many times… Read More

Ghosts of trains past on the Peavine

When I walk along the Peavine Trail in Prescott, Arizona, I can’t help but think about the train passengers of long ago, who must have been agog at the scenery that flashed by. The massive granite formations that… Read More