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Sommelier Certification: A Guide To New World Southern Hemisphere Wines
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Sommelier Certification: A Guide To New World Southern Hemisphere Wines

“By definition, what is the difference between Old and New World wines?” Our instructor for today’s Sommelier Society of America certification course is Tad Drouet, a Certified Wine Educator (CWE) through the Society of Wine Educators. After talking extensively for the past five months about Old World wines, it’s finally […]

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A GoVoluntouring reforestation project in Uganda
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These Voluntourism Companies Help Travelers Give Back While Still Enjoying Their Vacation

While many people think of travel as a time to pursue their own relaxation and enjoyment, it can also be a great opportunity to give back. Voluntourism trips have been gaining popularity for their positive contributions to society while still allowing volunteers to enjoy their vacation. It can be a […]

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Plce Jemaa el-Fna. Photo courtesy of Grand Parc - Bordeaux.
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Food, Culture And Going Beyond The Tourist Trail In Marrakech, Morocco

Planning a trip to Marrakech, Morocco? Amanda Mouttaki of MarocMama and Marrakech Food Tours dishes on local life, where to savor truly traditional cuisine and how to have experiences you won’t find in your guidebook. 1. Please tell us a bit about your experience living in Marrakech. What brought you […]

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Alaskan dogsled tour with Gondwana
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Eco-Conscious On The Road: Amazing Travel Companies That Can Help You To Save The Planet

As enjoyable as jet-setting off to foreign destinations in search of new experiences (and food and drinks) can be, international travel has developed a bit of a track record for being less-than-enjoyable for the environment. According to the United Nations Environmental Programme, emissions from long-haul flights and energy-intensive resorts have […]

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Pun Pun Organic Farm near Chang Mai, Thailand, combines local culture and farming with permaculture-inspired philosophy.
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What Is Permaculture? (And How You Can Volunteer To Help Sustainable Agriculture)

Growing populations and shrinking resources strain the environment and stress its human inhabitants. Developed in 1978, permaculture aims to better prepare people for an uncertain future by embracing sustainable living. At the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, dining halls serve food grown in student-started gardens on campus. Volunteers re-build areas demolished […]

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