And how do I afford to travel. See below in bold for more about that.
I am mad for food and adventure, that’s who I am. M’ Adventures is my blog about my adventures in food and travel. I also have audio/podcasts and videos. You can find these on Anchor, Spotify (and other podcast platforms), YouTube: M’s Adventures, Instagram: M’s Adventures, and Facebook. Please subscribe or “follow me” for my newest adventures. These days, I try to add content to Instagram every day.
I deliberately do not post photos of myself. I try to keep it about food and travel which is infinitely more fascinating. Nonetheless, here is a little of my provenance. As a child, I lived in four countries moving around the world due to my dad’s job. Since the age of eighteen, I have lived in seven different countries on three different continents.
While in Bangladesh, I tried 100 restaurants in Dhaka. In Colombia, my “100 challenge” was to try 100 fruits that I had never tried before. In Peru, I was going to try 500 types of potatoes (there are over 3,000 kinds) but instead I went to over 100 restaurants. My “hobbies” are collecting intangible and easily transportable experiences: Korean restaurant meals, massages, travel, and quirky cultural trivia. Not necessarily in that order.
When I started writing this blog in 2011, I had no pragmatic goal. Since then, it’s evolved (with queries from my readers) into a space where I sometimes write about useful information, recommendations, or advice. Hopefully, once in a while my blog is actually of service!
How do I afford it? This is the million dollar question.
I have a day job that moves me from country to country… but I do not write about it, as it’s not as interesting as writing about food and travel. How do I afford it? I choose to spend my money on food and travel (some things are pricey like the aquaplane taxi in the Maldive — see my cell phone cover below — which cost $350. Some things are pretty cheap like an espresso in Rome for one euro). What I don’t buy is a (second ;-)) Bugatti Veyron ($2.5 million). As if!
If you want to contact me, aside from commenting, email me at: m (at) madventures (dot) me
The small print: All the photos, text, and opinions on this blog are mine, unless otherwise noted. Feel free to link to my pages. Please ask permission if you want to borrow from my pages or images. Also, please give me credit. Thank you. More small print: All the opinions are mine and should not be misconstrued as to represent any company, entity, institution, or government.
Super power: When asked about my super power, I say that mine is my ability to laugh at bureaucracy (that’s what I say… Doesn’t mean that I actually have it).
If you have read all the way down here… thank you for reading my blog!
M, mad for food and adventure, currently in Rome.