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Epicure & Culture Is Now On Etsy!
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Epicure & Culture Is Now On Etsy!

Announcement: We’re on Etsy! You can find our travel, food and culture photography at JFInspirationGallery. Please have a look, and if you like what you see, spread the word. I’ve always loved pictures. My earliest memories involve my father taking photos at soccer games, camping trips, dance recitals and birthday […]

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Olives. Photo courtesy of Castelfalfi.
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Dispatch From Tuscany: Debunking Common Misconceptions About Olive Oil

Olive oil is a super ingredient with the ability to enhance the flavors of a dish while also adding antioxidants and heart-healthy benefits. That being said, there are many misconceptions that exist on the product. That’s why — with the help of agronomist Marco Soldani of Castelfalfi and agronomist Francesco Caselli […]

#InstaTravel: Culture, Food And Beautiful Views In Guatemala
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#InstaTravel: Culture, Food And Beautiful Views In Guatemala

      For those looking to travel to Guatemala, the country is full of beautiful landscapes, delicious food and immersive culture worth exploring. To show you what I’m talking about, here’s a look at some highlights through Instagrammed Guatemala photos from my recent trip.   Have a favorite Guatemala […]

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Creative Travel: Exploring The World’s Best Immersive Art Hotels
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Creative Travel: Exploring The World’s Best Immersive Art Hotels

While many hotels are epitomes of style – artworks in themselves, or showcase unique art collections — the following go one step further for those seeking creative experiences along with their bed and breakfast. Celebrate your inner Hemingway or Picasso and bring home something more than a snapshot at the […]

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Vietnam, Coast, Hoi An, Woman selling fruit and vegetables at a market.  Photo courtesy of VBT.
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Food Travel: Top 14 Culinary Experiences To Savor In 2014

Dive into local cuisines and cultures with the top culinary experiences of 2014. The best way to experience exotic customs is by feasting on local produce, savoring regional spices, clinking glasses for a “cheers” with the national beer and sitting down to share a meal. This article features off-the-beaten-path locations […]

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#InstaTravel: Top 10 Slopeside Moments At Canada’s Big White Ski Resort
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#InstaTravel: Top 10 Slopeside Moments At Canada’s Big White Ski Resort

Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, Canada, is home to world-class skiing and snowboarding as well as spectacular scenery. Living in the village, I’ve created a photo essay of Instagram shots capturing some of my favorite slopeside moments for you to recreate on your travels. Let us know which is […]

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Through The Lens: A Woman Hand-Making Tortillas In Guatemala (And Where To Get The Country’s Best)
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Through The Lens: A Woman Hand-Making Tortillas In Guatemala (And Where To Get The Country’s Best)

The best tortillas I had during my trip to Guatemala were at Rincon Tipico in Antigua. Not surprisingly, these thick, hearty and soft circles of dough were made by hand right outside the restaurant for patrons to see. The address is 4a Calle (#3), and you’ll enjoy satisfying meals like […]

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Through The Lens: Palenque Ruins In Chiapas, Mexico
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Through The Lens: Palenque Ruins In Chiapas, Mexico

#FoodPorn: Crunchy Bamba In Israel
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#FoodPorn: Crunchy Bamba In Israel

In Israel, Bamba refers to one of the country’s most popular snacks. Sold since 1964, it’s a soft yet crunchy treat made of puffed corn flavored like peanuts, almost like a nutty Cheez Doodle. Additionally, it’s 100% Kosher. No trip to Israel would be complete without sampling this beloved snack […]

Through The Lens: Hot Air Ballooning Over Cappadocia, Turkey
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Through The Lens: Hot Air Ballooning Over Cappadocia, Turkey