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Coffee Culture: Top Five Cafes In Budapest, Hungary
Coffee Guide Series / Drink / Europe / Travel / Travel Guides

Coffee Culture: Top Five Cafes In Budapest, Hungary

In the heart of the bygone Austro-Hungarian empire on the banks of the Danube river, the twin cities of Buda and Pest, much like their imperial sister Vienna, are a classic coffee destination. Regal coffee houses bedecked in gold, mahogany and crystal, have dominated Budapest’s cultural scene for centuries. But […]

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Exploring the artwork at Spinnerei. Photo courtesy of Jessica Festa.
Culture / Curated Lists / Europe / Tasty DM / Travel Guides

Top 11 Cultural Experiences In Germany (In Honor Of The 25th Anniversary Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall!)

As a culture carnivore, I’m always on the lookout for immersive cultural experiences when traveling. On a recent trip through Germany — specifically Hamburg, Leipzig and Berlin — I instantly fell in love with the destination. It’s hard to believe history when you look into Germany’s past, from World War […]

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Labskaus, a traditional North German dish. Photo courtesy of Jessica Festa.
Best Bites / Europe / Food / Travel / Travel Guides / Yum

Culinary Culture: 6 Delicious Bites Of Northern Germany

Looking for a taste of Northern Germany? We’ve rounded up some tasty regional German food bites to add into your next itinerary, from sides to mains to desserts. Let us know your favorite in the comments below. 1. Labskaus A dish popular around Hamburg, Labskaus was created by sailors in […]

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Historic Schnoorviertel at sunset in Bremen, Germany. Photo courtesy of canadastock via Shutterstock.
Europe / Trip Journal

10 Important Lessons I Learned In Germany

Some trips offer more than just the chance to see the sights, but also valuable life lessons and insights into other cultures. On a recent trip through Germany where I focused on exploring Berlin Wall history, I experienced just this. For me, Germany’s rich history alone made it a truly […]

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Culinary Culture: A Delicious Guide To Turkish Food, From Past To Present
Asia / Europe / Food

Culinary Culture: A Delicious Guide To Turkish Food, From Past To Present

Turkey, described as the cradle where eastern and western civilizations connect, is located almost at the mid-point of where the European, Asian and African continents meet. Unsurprisingly therefore, Turkish cuisine is fusion food at its most extreme, with influences ranging from Middle-Eastern to Mediterranean to Balkan and even Central Asian. […]

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