Nick International is a traveler, food blogger, lover of ribeye steaks, wine and champagne. A passion for great food and love of fine wine led to founding The Food & Culture Co. in 2015 dedicated to curating, teaching, promoting and preserving all things food, drink and culture. A home-chef with a flair for outdoor cooking, boasting a broad skill set in the kitchen, and able to make cuisine to match every stamp in his passport. 

There are many ways to explore the world, and many worlds of wine to explore. Sometimes, the best flights are a row of glasses. There is never a bad time to drink champagne. Enjoy my blog! 

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Happy New Year!

I had planned this long elaborate blog post about the review of the-year-that-shall-not-be-named, but decided to say fuck it and just say Happy New Year instead. If you followed me from the-year-of-no-name into 2021 then thanks so much for sticking around, and I am sure you’ll love all the things happening that are launching this year! So, what the hell has been up? How have you been? How it go? This post isn’t about anything specific, but still read it. I’m just talking. I’m

Backburner Love - F*ck, this one got me.

I will acknowledge I am a little out of my depth here, but I had the chance to talk to her a while back on an episode of Well Muddafork. We had "behind the scenes" chat, and I remember her mentioning this track, Backburner Love. I won't divulge the details, I'll just say - so said, so sung. Of the atrocities one can commit in love leading someone on is pretty high on the list of crimes against the heart. Admittedly men are the culprits in overwhelming majority of the time tho

Freedom Isle - Eleuthera

Eleuthera Pt. 1 – From Governor’s to the North With lockdown measures across The Bahamas slowly easing, what are you going to do with your new-found freedom? YOU ARE GOING TO ISLAND HOP. It’s time to explore ELEUTHERA, the island of Freedom. Arguably, Eleuthera is one of the most important and influential islands in The Bahamas. Much of history is deposited and preserved here; from the Arawak’s who knew this alluring isle as “Cigatoo” to the British Loyalists who contributed

What's this all about?

“Now, we’ll go around the room and I want everyone to stand up and tell us your name and a little bit about yourself”. Do you remember having to do that? Oh my gosh I can’t stand it, just give me an awkward adhesive name tag and let’s call it a day, right? I guess I can’t escape this time, so let’s get acquainted. My real name is Nicholas. A few years ago some friends in South Africa gifted me with the nickname, Nick International and it stuck, for reasons that will become ob