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Connect / Conservation Issues / Europe / Food / Get Involved / Global Ethics

A Look At The Mafia’s Control On The Italian Food System (And What’s Being Done About It)

If you enjoy this post, please subscribe to Epicure & Culture by email, leave a comment below, and share on share on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest. Thanks for visiting!‘Leave the gun, take the cannoli’, the iconic quote from The Godfather reflecting the relationship between food and the Mafia that […]

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Asia / Central America / Curated Lists / Health And Wellness / Middle East / North America / Transformative Travel / Travel / Travel Guides / Yoga

Wellness Travel: Top 13 Culturally Immersive Yoga Retreats From Around The World

Most people think of yoga as a turning inward, a solitary practice aimed at developing self-awareness and reflection. People practice yoga to find peace and improve wellness; but ultimately, to feel truly serene, you need to feel united and at home with your environment. Instead of isolating you from your surroundings, […]

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Europe / Q&A / Tasty DM / Travel Guides

Local Secrets, Cultural Immersion And Going Beyond The Guidebook In Rome, Italy

Thinking about visiting Rome, Italy? Epicure & Culture caught up with Marisa F, a private local guide in Rome, to get the scoop on where to eat, how to assimilate into local culture and ways to travel responsibly through the city. By the end of this guide, you’ll be ready […]

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Drink / Health And Wellness / North America

Coffee Cherry Skins: The Superfood You Haven’t Heard Of

Most of us can’t make it through the busy work day without a cup of coffee. But while coffee does have health benefits — some of which include protecting against Parkinson’s Disease, preventing liver disease and reducing your risk of certain cancers — the real antioxidant punch is found in […]

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Africa / Get Involved / Global Ethics / Projects / Transformative Travel / Volunteer

How Solar-Powered Computers Are Empowering Underprivileged Children

Attempts to educate underprivileged children and youth in rural areas without access to schooling area nothing new. There are many people and organizations who admirably want to help and showcase the importance of education; however, the issue becomes not only finding a solution that works, but also finding one that […]

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