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My Favorite Culinary Experiences From Around The World

Food is powerful. It has the ability to bring people together, to nourish, to immerse you in other cultures, to teach you about foreign lands. It also has the power to seriously enhance your travel experience, such as with the […]

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Israel’s Best Kept Secret (Water Dancing & Treehouses Included) 

My first thoughts of Eilat are that it looks like your typical seaside city, shop and restaurant-filled beachfront promenades, big brand resorts and sidewalks filled with tanned smiling tourists. After being in Jerusalem, I feel like I’ve gone from the […]

The Savory Pantry

Saratoga Springs: A Fun Weekend Trip From NYC

Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting one of my sorority sisters from college in Saratoga Springs. Despite having gone to school nearby at the State University of New York at Albany, I’d never taken the time to explore […]

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Kyoto Day Trip: Amanohashidate, Japan’s Scenic Sandbar

While Kyoto, Japan, has much to offer travelers, a scenic day trip option is Amanohashidate. Also known as “The Bridge to Heaven,” it’s touted as one of Japan’s three most scenic areas. This is due to the 2.2-mile (3.6-kilometer) natural […]

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Mad Wine Scientist: Making My Own Blend In South Australia’s Barossa Valley

When traveling, I enjoy immersive experiences where you learn by doing rather than looking. While Penfold’s tasting bar in South Australia’s Barossa Valley allows you to sample wines firsthand, the Make Your Own Blend Experience allows you to experience the same process […]

Castello di Gabbiano

Photo Guide: A Delicious And Tipsy Journey Through Tuscany

Recently, I was given the opportunity to stay at two excellent properties in Tuscany: Castello di Gabbiano and Castelfalfi. Both hold rich histories, castle experiences, scenic outdoor experiences, and, my favorite facet of the region, traditional Tuscan dishes made with […]

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Taking In The Best View Of Paris At The Sacre Coeur

When visiting Paris, most travelers think of a few specific landmarks: The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe. While all these should be must-see’s on every tourists list, there is one place in particular that comes […]

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Historic Hikes, Maplewood-Smoked Cheddar And 10,000 Teddy Bears: 3 Perfect Days In Southern Vermont

While most people head straight to the city of Burlington when visiting Vermont, a lesser-known but worthwhile area to stay is West Townshend. This charming town is full of bed and breakfasts, outdoor recreation, farm stands, antique shops and a […]