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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 in June 2014, Epicure & Culture — in partnership with […]

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Statues in Tibetan Himalayan Gift Shop, Cary, North Carolina.  Photo courtesy of gift shop.
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Unexpected Discoveries: Exploring Tibetan Culture At A Himalayan Gift Shop In North Carolina

Most towns with a non-ignorable number of hippies and yoga teachers have a trademark Tibetan store. Whiffs of exotic incense and echoes of eerie ohms entice passerbys into dimly lit stores with colorful mask faces contorting into grotesque grins. Much of the appeal of the Himalayan lifestyle lies in its […]

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Language Lesson: How To Say “Hello” Around The World (Infographic)

      Salut! Here’s your language lesson for the week. This interesting infographic teaches you how to say “hello” 21 different ways. Prepare to become the world’s friendliest traveler. Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Also Check Out: Kerala Culture: […]

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Philadelphia: The City That Asks The Question, ‘Why Not?’

“This city will always have my heart,” D says to me, as we drive across the Delaware River into Philadelphia by way of our favorite two-dollar bridge. “Ann Arbor might be your new home for the next four years, but your roots are here in Philadelphia.” I respond, smiling. Best […]

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Traveler’s Guide To Cultural Immersion In Japan

Have you ever dreamed of not only visiting Japan, but truly immersing yourself in the local culture? Travel blogger and insatiable nomad Beth Williams of Besudesu Abroad had the opportunity to live with a family in Japan while she studied for a degree in Japanese Language and Culture. She sat […]

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