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Food, Culture And Fun: Travel With A Blogger In Italy

Although there are hundreds of travel blogs and you are probably a reader of some of them it is not that often when you actually can join the bloggers themselves. They are telling beautiful stories about places they visited and the pictures of local food make you hungry. If you […]

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Discovering Culture Through Sustainable Travel In Kerala, India

“The people of Kerala don’t like barren land. They like to make use of it,” explains Rattan, my Kalypso Adventures guide. “Most people here have at least two spices growing in their garden. They grow crops and decorate their yards with flowers.” We’re currently cycling from Kochi to Thattekkad, a […]

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Color bento box from ---. Photo courtesy of Jessica Festa, taken with a Nokia Lumia Icon.
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Matcha, Bento And An 11th-Century Temple: A Cultural Walk In Uji, Japan

While Japan in General is known for its curative green tea culture, there is one place where the offerings are truly rich: Uji. Located in the Kyoto Prefecture, just on the outskirts of the city of Kyoto, Uji’s plains and hillsides grow green tea in abundance, while its streets offer […]

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Greenwell Farms: Exploring The Heart Of The Kona Coffee Belt On Hawaii’s Big Island

“If you can’t read, spell or say the word, don’t eat.” I’m currently at Greenwell Farms in Hawaii’s famous Kona Coffee region, enjoying a complimentary tour and tasting. Greenwell is one of the oldest and largest coffee producers in Kona, serving a pure, sustainably-created product made from hand-picked coffee beans. […]

How To Cook Pappa Al Pomodoro Like You’re From Tuscany
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How To Cook Pappa Al Pomodoro Like You’re From Tuscany

The food found in the Tuscany region of Italy is known for its sustainable preparation and pure flavors. Additives in many meals aren’t unpronounceable ingredients like acesulfame potassium and monosodium glutamate, but local olive oils and wines that naturally enhance a dish’s character. Tuscan cooking goes much deeper than just […]