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Traveler’s Guide To Quirky Indiana

Traveler’s Guide To Quirky Indiana

Want to make your trip to Indiana more unusual? Simply add some of these quirky activities to your itinerary. Follow The Tenderloin Trail Indiana is famous for deep fried pork tenderloin sandwiches. In fact, they have a food trail that […]

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A Destination Mindset: Bringing My Love Of Backpacking Home

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things” – Henry Miller Every year, I spend months saving money for backpacking trips abroad and learning about the foreign cultures I’ll be visiting. The farther away from […]

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Discover New York: Cocoa & Caffeine At The Chocolate Room

I’ve decided that I spend too much time in the same New York City neighborhoods — Bushwick, Williamsburg and the Lower East Side — and that 2-3 times per month I am going to venture to uncharted territories (aka neighborhoods […]

Discover New York: Simit + Smith Delivers A Healthy Dose Of Turkish Culture

      Bagels. Pizza. Sandwiches. There’s no denying New Yorkers love their bread; however, it can be difficult to find a satisfying food for those craving carbs who want something different (and to watch their waistline). That’s where Simit […]

Having A Shabushabu Experience In Gion, Kyoto, Japan

One of the most interesting restaurants I ate at during my trip to Kyoto, Japan, was at Gion Gyuzen (323 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyamaku) and partaking in some traditional shabushabu. Upon entering the restaurant I was asked to remove my shoes and […]

Discover New York: Exotic Bagel Balls

Discover New York: Exotic Bagel Balls

So I’m starting a new series based on my favorite place in the world where I was born, raised and still live: New York! Each week, I’ll be sharing with you something I discovered wandering around the city and its […]

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Learning The Art Of Cooking With Olive Oil In Tuscany

When thinking about the world’s top culinary destinations, one’s mind undoubtedly drifts to Tuscany. Rolling hills littered with olive trees, dairy farms handcrafting Pecorino cheeses and rows upon rows of Sangiovese grapes. During a stay at Castello di Gabbiano I […]