The best resource for discovering traditions and cultural highlights is food, along with travel. Nikki Hodgon's story is testimony to what a traveler can experience when they are willing to embrace another culture. Let this Falafel recipe take you the Middle East.
Corvina, the versatile fish. Can be fried, grilled, breaded, ceviche'd - the variations are almost endless. Almost as endless as the character's choice of wives in the story Love, Death, and Protein in Panama.
This easy recipe will more than likely make your head swell after your friends or family extol you on how delish the dish was. Please for heaven's sake resist the urge; nobody likes a show-off. And nobody likes an obnoxious traveler, which is what inspired this recipe.
Taking home souvenirs from your latest adventure is one thing. But bringing home species in unconventional methods can be stomach turning. Enjoy this story of Belize, a family and a botfly. (Ekahau is the Mayan God of travelers and merchants.)