Travel tip #1: Don’t eat at McDonald’s. Ray Kroc figured something out about the human animal. The only person that likes change is an infant with a wet diaper. He introduced the idea of standardization to the world. It’s the concept that the food at McDonald’s is going to taste the same wherever you eat.
If Mai and I played it safe, we would have had an Egg McMuffin for breakfast. We would have driven past the Yaquina Lighthouse Café. We would have never had razor clams, eggs, and potatoes for breakfast. Yup. You heard me right. We had razor clams for breakfast.
Now I’m going to preach the Animated Meat Gospel. Try something new when you’re on the road. Do not stick to the familiar. It cuts you off from new experiences and opportunities to expand yourself. Trust me.