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The beautiful landscape of Taiwan. Photo courtesy of Matt Long.
Asia / Best Bites / Culture / Food / Q&A / Tasty DM / Travel / Travel Guides

Immersive Travel: The Epicure’s Guide To Taiwanese Food And Culture

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!Have you ever dreamed of traveling to Taiwan, known for its emerald green landscapes and tasty dishes? To help those who […]

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Sommelier Certification: Exploring The Delicious World Of Italian Wine
Drink / Europe / Sommelier Certification / Tasty DM

Sommelier Certification: Exploring The Delicious World Of Italian Wine

“Do you know what Italians do when they eat? They drink wine. Do you know what Italians do when they drink wine? They eat. It goes hand in hand.” We’re into the Italy portion of my sommelier certification course with the Sommelier Society of America. Like last the previous Germany […]

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Making Friends Over Food In Riomaggiore, Italy
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Making Friends Over Food In Riomaggiore, Italy

“Hurry! Turn off the stove!” Dan, a Toronto, Canada, native, shouts as boiling water begins overflowing from the pot. I have never cooked before but am determined to create a delicious, authentic Italian meal here in Riomaggiore, Italy. We lower the heat and let the pasta continue to boil as […]

Flash photography. Photo courtesy of Bill Ebbesen.
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Behind The Lens: To Flash Or Not To Flash (Photography)

In my mind, I had always viewed flash as the devil, making photos look over exposed with unnatural looking light; however, after my last Photography II Class– taken at New York City’s PhotoUno Photography School — I learned flash can actually have many benefits for the professional photographer. Today Patricia, […]

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A Conversation Without Words In Riomaggiore, Italy
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A Conversation Without Words In Riomaggiore, Italy

Laying out on the jagged harbor rocks in Riomaggiore, Italy, I let the warm sun tan my skin. It was so peaceful in this town of old-warm charm and fishing boats. Families swimming in the small alcove while the more adventurous types dove from high-cliffs into the water. I close […]