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Aperitivo with variety.  Photo courtesy of Anie Mendrick.
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Aperitivo: An Enviable Italian Ritual

If you ever find yourself in Russia, and someone offers you a glass of Vodka, you don’t turn it down. The same is true in Italy, when being served food, whether you’re hungry or not. Aperitivo: Drinks Paired with Food The freshly baked focaccia sits in front of me. Next […]

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Scaloppine alla Sorentina.  Photo courtesy of Jessica Yeager.
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Dining Solo: Unexpected Experiences And Delicious Food Await You

Solo female travel can be daunting in and of itself. Couple that with the thought of eating alone in a foreign country, and some would simply not do it. But as they say, life begins at the end of your comfort zone. For those brave enough to take on independent […]

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Buying the pig to make tasty Kalua pork. Photo courtesy of Molly Egan.
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Kalua Pork, Tea Wine And Exotic Mushrooms: The Epicure’s Guide To Hawaii’s Big Island

Those looking for an epicurious escape need look no further than Hawaii’s Big Island. With a culinary culture influenced by the destination’s volcanic soils, water access and ancient traditions, there is much to taste around the island. To help you plan your tasty itinerary, here is the epicure’s guide to […]

Winter Cocktails And Champagne Powder: A Ski-Resort Style Christmas In British Columbia
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Winter Cocktails And Champagne Powder: A Ski-Resort Style Christmas In British Columbia

Nothing says “Christmas” quite like a snowy alpine village illuminated by strings of colorful lights and open fires roasting chestnuts. While small towns like this light up across the Rocky Mountains and the European Alps, Big White Ski Resort stands out as the home of highly skiable champagne powder snow. […]

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North Carolina Attractions: Going Local At The South’s Only Organic Distillery

With the holidays just around the corner, a little liquor in the cabinet can be necessary to keep guests happy and cope with in-laws who overstay their welcome. When shopping, choose a product that’s not only high-quality but sustainable, to give back during this season of selflessness. Stocking up with […]

Woman hand-roasting luwak beans. Photo courtesy of McKay Savage.
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Indonesian Coffee Culture: Drinking Cat-Poo-Chino In Bali

Bali, Indonesia. Prior to visiting, I pictured its white sand beaches as a haven for honeymooners and a hot spot for surfers.  While all of this exists on the southern end of the island, there are also areas where one can get away from the sunscreen-slathered tourists. This is what […]

German Winegrowers Leading the Organic Revolution
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German Winegrowers Leading the Organic Revolution

The exceptional, perhaps overlooked, qualities of German wine — in particular its signature grape Riesling — are a reliable source of enjoyment for wine aficionados the world over. And not content with simply producing good wine, the nation’s viticulture community has also been spearheading a widespread shift to organic cultivation. […]

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Mezcal El Silencio: An Artisanal Approach To Mexican Tradition In Los Angeles

Mezcal is ingrained in the culture of Mexico – the region of Oaxaca, specifically – with recipes and methods handed down through generations. And with each new generation of “mezcaliers” come new ideas on how to approach their native spirit. Enter Mezcal El Silencio, a handcrafted, small-batch mezcal that reflects […]

Tequila: Si, Por Favor
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Tequila: Si, Por Favor

No longer reserved for the “delight of gods and priests,” today tequila in its various pours – from straight shots to candy corn cordials – is heartily enjoyed by earthly drinkers all over the world. Originally a peasant drink, this once simple party starter is now an international favourite with […]

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Sipping Culture: Hotels Offering Traditional Tea Services Around The World

While traveling is rewarding, there’s no denying it can also be exhausting. Taking a break between sightseeing and exploring activities is essential, and for those want a cultural yet relaxing experience, afternoon tea can be just what you’re looking for. Luckily, these hotels around the world offer traditional tea services […]