Events

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Men, Heels & Who Wore Them Best: Backtracking Through History At Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum

They say behind every great man stands a great woman, properly stilted with high-heels, in what has become one of the most feminine accessories. But who would think the stiletto is actually a nod to her male counterpart?

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Red Carpet & White Camels: An International Film Festival In A Desert Refugee Camp

I vividly remember the moment when I stepped on African soil for the first time. Together with 300 yawning Spaniards, I got off the plane near the remote Algerian town of Tindouf, and eagerly looked around to examine the surroundings. […]

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When American Barbecue Invades The European Kitchen

“What we are is the barbecue police,” Carolyn Wells says as she surveys the stands that have popped up in this field in Flanders. She looks the part in her Kansas City Barbecue Society sweatshirt, and I’m not the only […]

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Who Else Wants To Explore Italy’s Amalfi Coast Like A Local?

To many travel is about escaping reality. Here at Epicure & Culture, we’re  tweaking this notion. Instead of getting away, we’re making it easy for travelers to put themselves in someone else’s reality: the reality of a local. Newly launched […]

NYC Summer Class: Blogging & Branding For Success

NYC Summer Class: Blogging & Branding For Success

Update: This class is being postponed until September 2014! If you are interested in attending please use the form below to send your information to be updated when registration opens in. If you need help with your blog before that […]

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Celebrating Life With The Kuna Indians Of Panama’s San Blas Islands

If you travel to Panama, you’re going to see them. The women are easy to spot, dressed in billowy floral shirts, constrained by corset-like malas embroidered with tropical creatures. Beaded anklets climb up their legs to kiss the edge of […]

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Shamanism In NYC: Spiritual Enlightenment During A Moon Healing Meditation Circle

“We call in the directions to invoke the energy (the spirit) of the elements to join us in the circle. It is a way to honor Mother nature and her powerful healing abilities.” Tonight I’ve decided to do something totally […]

Are You Attending The New York Travel Festival? We Are!

Are You Attending The New York Travel Festival? We Are!

We’re getting excited, as the 2014 New York Travel Festival is quickly approaching — April 26 and 27 at Bohemian National Hall and Hostelling International. At the festival, attendees will have opportunities to speak one-on-with travel experts, attend panel discussions […]