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Q & A with Nomadic Matt: Foodie Edition | Sweet + Savor

Q & A with Matt Kepnes of Nomadic Matt: Foodie Edition

Eat + Drink, Food Adventures, Savor November 15, 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

I am beyond stoked to share a Q & A session with Nomadic Matt! He dishes on his favorite foodie moments while traveling, tips for finding the best food and more. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Matt Kepnes, he’s best known his travel website Nomadic Matt, where he teaches people to travel better, cheaper, and smarter. He…

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Eating Around the World: Athens, Greece

Eat + Drink, Europe, European Food, Food Adventures, Savor September 25, 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

Eating Around the World is a delicious series exploring blogger’s favorite foodie cities! Each month, we’ll highlight a different city known for it’s culinary prowess, and hit the streets on search for best foods they have to offer. This month we travel to Athens, Greece with Maro from Akamatra as she shares her best tips for eating in Athens. Eating Your…

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Artprize 2018 - Hoi An, Vietnam www.sweetandsavor.com

ArtPrize 2018 – về nhà (a homecoming)

Asia, Savor, Travel Resources September 17, 2018 Tags: , No Comments

I want to share some fun news… I’m entering an art competition! ArtPrize is an international art competition that takes place in my hometown of Grand Rapids, MI, and this year, after 10 years of it happening, I finally decided to enter! My ArtPrize piece is a set of 4 photographs entitled về nhà (a homecoming), that were taken while on…

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Must-try Dishes in Hoi An, Vietnam

Eating Around the World: 17 Must-Try Dishes in Hoi An, Vietnam

Asia, Asian Food, Eat + Drink, Food Adventures, Savor August 26, 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

17 Must-Try Dishes in Hoi An, Vietnam I have a very special place in my heart for Vietnam, particularly Hoi An. It’s one of those cities that transports you to a fairytale land that you never want to leave. The colorful handmade silk lanterns that are strung as far as the eye can see, the smell of aromatic broths simmering…

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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning: Part 3- Transportation & Logistics | Sweet + Savor

Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning- Part 3: Transportation & Logistics

Savor, Travel Resources July 13, 2018 Tags: , , , , , 4 Comments

How to Plan the Perfect Trip Without Breaking the Bank PART 3: TRAVEL TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS This is part 3 in my Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning series. Check out parts 1 and 2 here and here.  Travel transportation and getting from point A to B can be challenging, especially if it’s in a country where you don’t speak the…

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Eating Around the World: Taipei, Taiwan

Eating Around The World: Taipei, Taiwan

Asia, Asian Food, Eat + Drink, Savor July 4, 2018 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Eating Around the World is a delicious series exploring blogger’s favorite foodie cities! Each month, we’ll highlight a different city known for it’s culinary prowess, and hit the streets on search for best foods they have to offer. This month we travel to Taipei, Taiwan with Lena from Social Travel Experiment.  Taipei, Taiwan is a culinary heaven. I feel like…

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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning

Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning – Part 2: Research & Booking

Savor, Travel Resources May 5, 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

How to Plan the Perfect Trip Without Breaking the Bank PART 2: RESEARCH & BOOKING Now that you have your destination and budget nailed down, it’s time to get into the meat of travel planning aka the fun part! You can never research too much, you can however, research too little, which can ruin or severely slow down your trip. There’s…

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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning

Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning – Part 1

Savor, Travel Resources April 22, 2018 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

How to Plan the Perfect Trip Without Breaking the Bank Part 1: Getting Started + Choosing a Location & Budget You have your vacation time saved up, you’ve been slowly adding to the vacation fund, and you’re finally ready to take that vacation you’ve been daydreaming about. But… you have no idea where to start. Don’t panic, you’re not alone….

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How to find cheap flights on Skyscanner

How To Find Cheap Flights On Skyscanner

Savor, Travel Resources November 25, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

  Finding cheap flights can be a daunting task, and nowadays, it’s a roll of the dice to determine if you got the best deal. One day later, and you could have saved $500 on your tickets… or spent $500 more. Airlines don’t make it easy, but there are ways to find flights for a steal. My blogging pal Jay…

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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles — A Guide to Getting Around Vietnam

Asia, Savor, Travel Resources June 18, 2017 Tags: , , , , , 15 Comments

As soon as you step out of the airport and into the city, the sound of buzzing motorbikes, and honking traffic hit your ears. The millions of motorbikes zipping through traffic ignoring the few traffic lights around and narrowly avoiding pedestrians crossing the street is truly a sight to behold. To say the traffic in Saigon and Hanoi (two of the country’s largest…

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