Articles written by: M'Liss Hinshaw

Travel. Freelance. Recent publications include: San Diego Reader Magazine; San Diego Union newspaper; International Travel News; Amateur Traveler; Real Travel Adventures. I love to travel and my hope is to inspire others to travel through my writings and website to enrich their lives. It's also good to come home and appreciate my many blessings and of course start planning another trip.

Chef Tsai watches Chef Morimoto dry the fish
Chefs of Distinction / Chronological / Food / Hawaii / United States

Celebrity Chefs Morimoto and Tsai Sizzle at Hawaiian Food Festival

Dueling long and sharp knives wielded by two Asian celebrity chefs cut through raw fish, as each chef proclaimed his country was the first in the world of culinary history. Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and equally famous Chef Ming Tsai competed on stage in the 2nd Annual Hawaiian Food and […]

Visiting the Vanilla Farm on the Big Island of Hawaii
Chronological / Destinations / Food / Hawaii / United States

Visiting the Vanilla Farm on the Big Island of Hawaii

Vanilla teas, fresh salad with vanilla bean balsamic dressing and vanilla pound cake were beautifully presented to the visitors enjoying lunch at the Hawaiian Vanilla Company.   Tucked into the hills of Paauilo, Hawaii, is The Hawaiian Vanilla Company, 37 miles from Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. It’s […]

The uniqueness of Tallinn's doors
Chronological / Europe / Food

Chocolate and Bear in Estonia

Estonia, a small country on the Baltic Sea is independent, thriving and full of chocolate.  This tiny country, a tad bigger than the state of Maryland, is located near its former oppressor, Russia, and modern Finland.  Enjoying political independence for twenty years, the medieval capitol of Tallinn is a port […]