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Cotton hammock. Photo courtesy of Yellow Leaf.

The 2015 Gift Guide For The Ethically-Conscious Traveler

To help you shop with conscious, here’s Epicure & Culture’s annual ethical gift guide, supporting projects and people around the world.

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Hold The Pork: Vegetarian-Friendly Finds In Portugal’s Land Of Meat And Fish

Traveling to Portugal, the world’s fourth highest fish consumer per capita and a land of avid meat-eaters, can be intimidating for vegetarians like myself. Asking around for meat-free dishes, I received responses like “Cozinha vegetariana? Uhhh… I don’t think we […]

Kaliyar River

Kerala Culture: An Organic Farmstay Experience In India

“You are most welcome,” says Sinta, an Indian woman dressed in a teal housecoat and saree , as she performs a traditional Indian welcoming ceremony. As camphor burns in a coconut husk, she places a dab of sandalwood dust on […]

Tasty Travel: A Guide To Southeast Asian Culture Through Spices

Tasty Travel: A Guide To Southeast Asian Culture Through Spices

Southeast Asian foods are known first and foremost for packing a spicy punch. Herbs and spices are featured front and center in dishes from across the subcontinent, but even under this overarching theme, each country and region has its own […]

#FoodPorn: German Pfeffernuesse Cookies

#FoodPorn: German Pfeffernuesse Cookies

Recently I had the opportunity to enjoy an interesting and fun food tour with Milwaukee Food Tours in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The theme of the tour was Milwaukee’s German heritage, and one of the stops along the way was The Spice […]