MEET A COUPLE FOR THE ROAD!

A Couple for the Road is a Cultural Travel and Culinary Blog celebrating international travel, food, and traditions!

Our travels together started in July 2007 in Nashville, and since that time we've moved and journeyed to some incredible places, as well as seen and done some amazing things in more than 50 locations around the world.

SEARCH THE SITE!

WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO?

World Map Placeholder
World Map

RECENT ARTICLES

How to Spend 3 Days in Macau

December 9, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Spend 3 Days in Macau

Macau is a captivating region of China that many people are choosing as their next travel destination, and it’s not hard to see why. The area is rich with culture, combining mind-bending architecture with enchanting spectacles—like… Read More

Daube de Boeuf Provençale

December 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Daube de Boeuf Provençale

“Daube” essentially just means seasoning, and is actually thought to come from the Italian word of the same meaning – addobbo. Traditionally, it’s a stewed country French dish that would be cooked in an earthenware pot… Read More

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

December 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Shrimp Fra Diavolo sounds like a truly authentic Italian dish, but it isn’t. In reality the brainchild of Italian immigrants who had come to America, this dish’s past is speculative at best, but is most… Read More

Where to Stay in Paris

November 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Where to Stay in Paris

Paris remains one of the world’s most popular tourist destination, creating a dilemma for those looking for where to stay in Paris. The most popular areas are, well, popular, and the best areas and hotels… Read More

7 Gifts for the Frequent Traveler

November 24, 2019 | Comments Off on 7 Gifts for the Frequent Traveler

Frequent flier. Long-term traveler. Whatever you call yourself, you know you fly a lot. Or, you have a friend who’s also got recurring wanderlust, whether it be a road trip regular or someone who has… Read More

SIGN-UP FOR TRAVEL TIPS, GUIDES, AND GREAT RECIPES!

MOST POPULAR ARTICLES

Where to Stay in Paris

November 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Where to Stay in Paris

Paris remains one of the world’s most popular tourist destination, creating a dilemma for those looking for where to stay in Paris. The most popular areas are, well, popular, and the best areas and hotels… Read More

Romantic Things To Do In Rome At Night

March 30, 2019 | 1 Comment

Rome is a city that is just as stunning at night as it is during the day, and as natural lights fade, street lights give birth to a city that is somehow different at night…. Read More

How to Spend a Day Trip In Monaco

January 25, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Spend a Day Trip In Monaco

Spending a day trip going to Monaco if you’re staying within a few hours of this tiny, beautiful country. Monaco, the 2nd smallest country in the world only to Vatican City, is 2 km² of… Read More

The Chef And The Dish: The Perfect Experience For International Foodies

October 8, 2018 | Comments Off on The Chef And The Dish: The Perfect Experience For International Foodies

Whenever we travel abroad we make sure to sample the local fares and delicacies, especially traditional dishes. But how often do we get to see and understand how they’re actually made, especially by a local… Read More

Where To Stay In Santorini

October 7, 2018 | 8 Comments

Choosing where to stay in Santorini, Greece is one of the easier decisions you might make in travel. Why? It’s simple – there is no bad place to stay in (or rather, on) Santorini. Greece’s most… Read More

SIGN-UP FOR TRAVEL TIPS, GUIDES, AND GREAT RECIPES!

FLAVOR AND RECIPES!

Daube de Boeuf Provençale

By Justin & Tracy | December 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Daube de Boeuf Provençale

“Daube” essentially just means seasoning, and is actually thought to come from the Italian word of the same meaning – addobbo. Traditionally, it’s a stewed country French dish that would be cooked in an earthenware pot… Read More

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

By Justin & Tracy | December 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Shrimp Fra Diavolo sounds like a truly authentic Italian dish, but it isn’t. In reality the brainchild of Italian immigrants who had come to America, this dish’s past is speculative at best, but is most… Read More

Chicken Saltimbocca

By Justin & Tracy | November 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca is a traditional Italian dish that’s modified using chicken instead of veal. The word saltimbocca means “jumps in mouth”, and the truth is that is really does! This recipe is true to the traditional… Read More

Barbecue Chicken

By Justin & Tracy | November 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Barbecue Chicken

  Print Recipe Barbeque Chicken Prep Time15 minsCook Time55 mins Course: Entree, Main CourseCuisine: American Servings: 4 people Ingredients3 cups barbecue sauce bottled1/2 cup molasses1/2 cup ketchup1/4 cup cider vinegar3 tablespoons brown mustard2 teaspoons onion… Read More

Russian Piroshki

By Justin & Tracy | October 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Russian Piroshki

Piroshki (originally pronounced when anglicized as Pirozhki) is a traditionally Russia dish that was originally made with game meats such as duck, goose, and rabbit as the primary protein in the filling. Given the lack… Read More

SIGN-UP FOR TRAVEL TIPS, GUIDES, AND GREAT RECIPES!

Have questions about your next trip?

Let us know - we're happy to help!