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Coffee Culture: Top Five Cafes In New York City, USA

It won’t be surprising to hear that New York City is one of the most complex and diverse metropolises in the world. Food, fashion, architecture, history, culture…NYC is a hub for all of them. So too for coffee, especially in the last few years, as a host of gourmand caffeine […]

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Grassroots Volunteering: A Guide To Global Good On The Road

Ethical travel, particularly relating to voluntourism, has become a hot topic recently. It’s an important subject, but it can be a bit difficult to differentiate the good from the bad when it comes to travel and volunteering abroad. We interviewed Shannon O’Donnell, author of The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook and founder […]

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From Bacon Flights To Candied Cherry Chocolate: Creative Restaurants In Southern California Worth The Trip

There are many reasons people choose to visit a certain destination. If you’re heading to Southern California, make it the food. A recent delicious road trip allowed me to savor some of the best restaurants of the megaregion, all focused on using local ingredients to make unique high-quality dishes. To […]

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Go Sips & Suds: 12 Best Unusual Beer Experiences In The USA

Sips & Suds: 12 Best Unusual Beer Experiences In The USA

There are better ways to enjoy a beer than perched on an uncomfortable bar stool. Peruse this collection of the world’s top unusual beer experiences to switch up your beer routine, culminating in a city that can satisfy the quirkiness of your beer needs. Try rafting down Oregon’s Rogue River […]

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From Bacon Flights To Candied Cherry Chocolate: Creative Restaurants In Southern California Worth The Trip

If you enjoy this post, please subscribe to Epicure & Culture by email, leave a comment below, and share on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest. Thanks for visiting!There are many reasons people choose to visit a certain destination. If you’re heading to Southern California, make it the food. A recent […]

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Grassroots Volunteering: A Guide To Global Good On The Road

Ethical travel, particularly relating to voluntourism, has become a hot topic recently. It’s an important subject, but it can be a bit difficult to differentiate the good from the bad when it comes to travel and volunteering abroad. We interviewed Shannon O’Donnell, author of The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook and founder […]

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World’s Top 10 Immersive Language Learning Vacations

In today’s globalized world, one of the most valuable and rewarding skills you can possess is the ability to learn languages and speak foreign tongues. Multilingualism opens you up to authentic travel experiences, new professional opportunities, greater cultural understanding and friendships with people from across the world. Whether you’re learning […]

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California Culture: An Artisanal Afternoon In Old Town Temecula

It seems you can’t travel anywhere nowadays without seeing McDonald’s, Subway and Chick-fil-A. Recently, I was invited to a wedding in a place known not only for its homegrown wines and beers, but an Old Town where by law only artisan vendors are allowed to open storefronts: Temecula, California. In […]

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