I’m a “foodie.” I know all of the TV chefs, I know which aromatics go with what meats and vegetables, I know good produce from bad, good cuts of meat, good restaurants, and if I could replace Andrew Zimmern on “Bizarre Foods” that would be my dream job. Maybe I could poison him…. All kidding aside, my “food habit” is one thing I enjoy feeding while I’m on travel. Fortunately, I have a colleague who feels the same way!
Donna is a fellow traveler who’s earned my respect when it comes to restaurant choices and meals. We share recipes through instant messaging and every now and again, our travel schedules align and we’ll find ourselves in the same city, blissfully munching our way through the menus of
So, why should you care about Donna? It’s Simple. People need things to look forward to when they travel. Dinner with Donna is one of the many “bright spots” that I look forward to. People perceive the rigors of travel to be a young man’s game. You’re away from home a lot, bouncing from airport to airport and hotel to hotel while putting in a solid 40-50 hour performance in a week is hard work! Many people have asked me over the years, “How do you do it? Aren’t you sick of it yet?” Honestly, sometimes I am. But then I look ahead to the next trip and the next bright spot.
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So, when your travel routine is starting to get the best of you; start fresh and look for the bright spots. Get to know a colleague better. Develop a friendly relationship with a waiter, maid, cabbie, etc, the list is infinite. If you don’t have something to look forward to on each trip, the routine will eat YOU for lunch before you know it!
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