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Fusion Safaris: Top 12 Fitness And Food Vacations For 2015

Food loving travelers, rejoice! If you want a guilt-free way to enjoy the best wines, seafood and regional cuisine around the world, choose from these food-fitness safaris, active trips that will have you burning calories without even realizing it. In […]

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Colombia Travel: How To Explore Medellin Like A Local

Looking to explore Medellin, Colombia, like a local? Epicure & Culture caught up with Pablo Alvarez-Correa, founder of Real City Tours S.A.S, to get his take on how to get to know the city beyond the typical tourist sites. 1. […]

Starting the fire in the small rock oven. Photo courtesy of Katie Foote.

Peruvian Culture: Giving Thanks To Mother Earth Through A Volunteer Homestay Experience

As the heart of the Incan empire, the city of Cuzco, Peru represents the center of the indigenous Quechua culture. Beneath well-preserved colonial architecture and churches introduced by the Spanish conquerors, you can still spot Inca walls and roads supporting […]

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Exploring The Amazon From Colombia (And Why You Really Need To Respect Nature)

Ever since the late 90’s, the Amazon jungle has inspired the image of a massive anaconda wrapping its slithering girth around my body from head to toe. In my vivid imagination, it drags me under water before biting my head off […]