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A Taste of Viennese Kaffehouse Culture

Vienna’s charming coffee house culture is part of what makes it such a unique and enjoyable city to visit. Often called “public living rooms”, the many ornately decorated coffee houses lining the city’s streets display tempting cakes and pastries as patrons chat, reflect and sip

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8 Foods to Try in Malaysia

Such a multicultural country such as Malaysia is fortunate to have many influences over their cuisine, including Chinese, Indian, and other South Asian countries. Here are 8 great things to try when you’re there: Satay A simple yet staple and delicious Malaysian specialty, the satay

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Eating Your Way Through Istanbul’s Kebabs

Vegetarians, be warned! While Turkey has plenty to offer you, from falafel to stuffed grape leaves, it’s time to focus on purely about Istanbul’s signature dish: the meat kebab. What exactly is a kebab, you may ask? While we hear about “kebabs” in everything from

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Japanese Cuisine: Top 7 Foods to Try

Asian cuisine features a rainbow of delicious dishes and flavours that will tantalize anyone’s taste buds. In Japan, the geography lends itself to an expansive fishing industry. Seafood, along with beef, pork, chicken and numerous veggies, are used in a myriad of delicacies and comfort

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Exotic Tours to Ladakh

If you’re an active holidaymaker looking to avoid the more conventional European ski trip or UK based adventure holidays then look no further than the beautiful Indian region of Ladakh. With established trekking routes, white water rafting and mountaineering to challenge both the experienced and

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5 Specialties you Must Try in Sicily

Sicily…largest island of Italy, with a culture, dialect and lifestyle all its own from that of its Italian neighbor. This place truly embodies the culture of the South- if you ask for directions, the Sicilian you asked for directions will probably walk you where you’re

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Portland’s Mobile Food Scene

[one_half last=”no”][/one_half][one_half last=”yes”][/one_half] I don’t know what it is about Portland and food carts, but somehow the combination of hipster culture in the rainy Northwest and simple, gourmet food on wheels has created a mobile food culture all its own here. In fact, mobile food

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Exploring the Easter Markets in Krakow

There’s no better time to travel to Poland than at Easter, when the country blossoms with color in a cultural and religious celebration. In the days leading up to Holy Week, the Main Market Square in Krakow fills with colorful market stalls selling all kinds

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Sampling Some Czech Specialties in Prague

Prague is a dynamic and cultural rich city that I was luck to call home for 2 wonderful years. Filled with fascinating history and breathtaking architecture, it really feels like fairy tale land. For the Czechs, their food is such an important part of their

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Couchsurfing with a Vegan in Berlin

On my second visit to Berlin, I used Couchsurfing to meet a super cool guy who offered to host me for a few nights. If you haven’t heard of or used Couchsurfing, definitely check it out- it promotes a very real style of travel that