Breakfast of the Tropics

Aah! What is better than an indulgent breakfast of coconut kahlua coffee and chocolate doughnuts? Especially at those times of the month when chocolate cravings abound. And to partake of such a treat is like starting the day in the South Pacific. I feel as though I should be surrounded by giant palms and rattan fans circling from the ceiling. I suppose a wicker chair and table will have to do.

Are there moments like this – simple and scented – that take you somewhere else?
Can a few meager confections and a cup of unusual coffee really summon the tropics?

I believe it can and does. However, I wouldn’t recommend it on a regular basis. As a yogurt, Special K, or peanut butter on toast gal, it’s not a habit that I claim to succumb to. But occasionally, it’s the best ticket to paradise – at least for a moment.

And experts say that if you can imagine yourself in a fabulous location, it is nearly as beneficial as being there in person.

With our vacation plans in flux, I am traveling via the sunroom until a time and place can be nailed down – again.

I’d love to hear from you about your favorite trip and what takes you right back there when you want to feel the vibration of that particular location.

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    1. Thanks for visiting the site. It’s never quite the same, but I find it can evoke a feeling of the area.
      I’ve been to lovely Brisbane – a few years ago. I remember having a wonderful dish with ‘Morton Bay Bugs’! Delish!

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