Blending Mayan Rituals with Catholicism

CHICHI, Guatemala — Chichicastenengo (Chichi) is quite religiously significant.  Here you can see the altars of the largest churches combining traditional Catholic symbolism with Mayan gods and traditions and blending Mayan rituals with Catholicism.  In fact, the Mayan Bible (Popol … Continued

Peasant Soup That Was Fit For A King

It has been awhile since Ariel and I returned from Turkey, but this shall not prevent us from bringing some of Turkey to our tables. After having received lessons in the kitchen of the Ephesus Boutique Hotel, it was time … Continued

Join Us in Turkey in April

We have a couple of openings remaining for our trip to Istanbul and Ephesus in Turkey in April. The itinerary will be very similar to that of our October culinary tour, with Samantha and Ariel. It will not, of course, … Continued

Explore Guatemala

Explore Guatemala — Beautiful Country, Wonderful People  Epicurean Travel is the perfect way to explore Guatemala. Your 7-day Guatemalan journey is ideal for an extended family (all generations welcome) or a group of friends. Most nights are spent at a lovely … Continued