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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

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With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne Kauser-Abbott has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and social media consulting – Edible Heritage Technologies. Carolyne writes Ginger and Nutmeg a travel blog for foodies, manages a digital magazine on all things Perfectly Provence and is combining her love for food and history in travel apps branded Edible Heritage. Recently, Carolyne launched an e-commerce website Atelier a curated collection of small-batch, handcrafted products from artisans - art.gifts.delights.

Posts by Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

You asked...we answered!

  • 1
    What is the most important thing you've learned from traveling?

    Patience. By nature is not one of my top virtues, but years of travel have helped to build that capacity. I now try to treat the odd lost bag, forgotten item or missed connection as some kind of #TravelTip for the future.

  • 2
    What's your most exciting or surprising travel experience?

    In 1995, we arrived in Katmandu to what I think of as sensory overload. Once we managed our way through the local bureaucracy to get our treking visas we boarded a packed bus and literally headed for the hills. The following 21 days were the most remarkable and still mark my life.

  • 3
    What's your favorite mode of transportation? Why?

    Actually, I have two favourites (is that allowed?) I love trains and train stations. Trains allow one to see the countryside much better than from a car, and I love train stations for people watching. My other favourite is a local bus, there is no better way to imagine you are a local.

  • 4
    Do you prefer traveling alone or with a companion? Why?

    That is not a fair question. I enjoy both! Travelling with someone else helps to build my patience (see above), but is also a fabulous way to explore a new (or old) destination. That being said I love the excitement of discovering a new place on my own, at my pace.