What images do you conjure up at the word ‘kale’ ? Yoga-attire-clad green smoothie drinkers? A cluster of deep green, gorgeously curled leaves in a health food market? Or a steaming swamp of mush adorned with awkward chunks of shiny sausage? If you’re Dutch, I guarantee you it would have been the latter. ‘Stamppot metContinue reading “The Holy Kale: A Tale of Rags to Riches”
In the case of quinoa, the controversy that follows in the wake of this particular superfood boom isn’t about nutritional benefit or safety, but about socio-economics.
Açaí bowls are all the rage in hipster cafes, but actually boast a long history as a staple fuel in surf and grappling subculture.
One of the most important lessons travel and a life abroad has taught me is that language is everything. Every country has a unique ‘voice’ – and when you delve into its language you see that country through entirely different eyes (…or in this case; ears!). Through understanding the content of local conversation or culturalContinue reading “You Are What You Speak: How Language Shapes Personality”