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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.

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Dishes & Foods You Must Try When in Romania

April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dishes & Foods You Must Try When in Romania is written by Marius Iliescu – the founder of Romanian Friend – a local initiative promoting handpicked tours with the best local guides so travellers can… Read More

German Holsteiner Schnitzel

April 9, 2019 | 2 Comments

You can thank Baron Holstein for this classic take on the famous German Wienerschnitzel recipe. Holstein, born Friedrich August Karl Ferdinand Julius von Holstein in 1837, was a civil servant of the German Empire during… Read More

Borghese Gallery: The Masterpieces Of Bernini And Caravaggio  

April 7, 2019 | 2 Comments

Villa Borghese (today’s Borghese Gallery Rome) was created to host a valuable collection of Cardinal Shipyon Borghese (Scipio Borghese), who was passionate about collecting works of art. He was distinguished with a truly subtle taste… Read More

How to Make a Creamy Spaghetti alla Carbonara

April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Carbonara is probably my favorite Italian dish, and it’s certainly among one of Tracy’s. It’s creamy, rich, and surprisingly simple in terms of time spent in prep, the ingredients involved, and the cooking method. We… 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

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How to Make Authentic Hungarian Goulash – Just Like in Budapest!

December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

When we were traveling to Budapest, it became a mission as soon as we got off the plane – find the real thing. Find Hungarian Goulash (or, gulyas, as it’s called), and devour it. Having… Read More

Have Instagram And Social Media Ruined Travel?

November 8, 2018 | 4 Comments

We were in Chichen Itza when it hit me. Tracy and I had always wanted to visit the Yucatan Peninsula, to walk where the great Mayan civilization once created a vast and powerful empire, and… Read More

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

October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

How To Start A Travel Blog

August 5, 2018 | 2 Comments

Blogging is for more than travel writers, would-be influencers, or those seeking to gain a following by espousing thought and swaying public opinion. Blogging, in fact, has become an intricate part of any entrepreneurial endeavor… Read More

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How to Make an Authentic French Omelette

By Justin & Tracy | February 23, 2019 | 1 Comment

Omelettes are one of our favorite things to eat, and to cook. Many home chefs either overcomplicate the task, or otherwise mess up their omelette – resulting in a last ditch attempt at scrambled eggs… Read More

German Kartoffelpuffer Recipe

By Justin & Tracy | February 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of our favorite international foods, one we’ve had both in Germany and in German restaurants around the world, is a traditional German Kartoffelpuffer. Kartoffelpuffer is basically a potato pancake, and a very simple but… Read More

Russian Beef Stroganoff Recipe

By Justin & Tracy | February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Beef Stroganoff is a family household classic that’s been a staple in American households in particular since the early 1950s. Today, it remains as such as a filling, inexpensive way to feed everyone in the… Read More

How to Make Italian Pasta Rustica

By Justin & Tracy | February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Italian Pasta Rustica is a classic Italian dish that’s heavy on two major ingredients that we love – parmesano reggiano and garlic! While you can use regular parmesan in this recipe, and many will, there’s… Read More

Traditional Greek Dolmades

By Justin & Tracy | February 4, 2019 | 3 Comments

Greek Dolmades (or “Grape Leaves” as they’re very often called) are one of our favorite Greek foods to eat. When served with a side of tzatsiki and a little squeeze of lemon, it’s one of… Read More

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