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Beyond the Cheesesteak: What to Eat in Philadelphia

When most people think of authentic Philadelphian cuisine, they automatically think of the Philadelphia cheesesteak; thin slices of peppery rib eye steak served in an Italian roll, swimming in a pool of cheddar cheese. Yes, it is as delicious as it sounds. But even though this is a quintessential Philadelphian feast, this city is serving up way more than just cheesesteaks. For the benefit of travelers and locals alike, here is what to eat in Philadelphia, taken from food trends that have been taking the city by a tasty storm.

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May 18, 2012 by | 2 Comments

How to Plan a Trip to Napa Valley

When you think about the Napa Valley of California, you automatically think wine. It’s for good reasons, especially since the Napa Valley has over 400 wineries. You could spend an entire week touring the vineyards of the region and still just barely scrape the surface. But to help you plan your next California wine country trip, I’ve put together this guide to the Napa Valley.

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May 3, 2012 by | 0 Comments

The Delicious Highlights of Peruvian Cuisine

Ceviche

With claims of over 500 unique dishes, a world-renowned chef, and inspiration dating back to the Incas, Peru is emerging as the latest in global culinary hotspots. Ranging from the sweet taste of neon-colored Inca Kola, the savory tang of a lemon zested ceviche, and the just plain unusual look of a fully cooked Guinea Pig, enjoying a meal in Peru is an experience to remember. Here are nine mouthwatering dishes to tempt your tastebuds in Peru.

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April 10, 2012 by | 1 Comment

The Best Meat Restaurants in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

When it comes to Cambodia, there are certainly more than enough reasons to come visit, including the beautiful and historical Angkor Wat complex in Siem Reap, the increasingly buzz-worthy coastal town of Sihanoukville and the growing urban hub of Phnom Penh. For all the meat lovers of the world, here are a few favorite places in Phnom Penh to get a great meal.

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March 13, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Top 5 Things to Do in Singapore When It Rains

Hawker Center

Located on the southern tip of Malaysia, the city-state of Singapore offers more than just a stopover en route to other exotic locales. But with a tropical rain forest climate and its location only one degree north from the Equator, there are plenty of days when the humid weather takes a turn for the worse and clouds roll in dropping rain on everyone. In fact, on average, Singapore has more than 170 days of rain each year, so the chances of encountering some of the wet stuff on a visit is definitely a possibility.

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March 12, 2012 by | 4 Comments

Amsterdam’s Red Light District By Night

From tree-lined canals and museums by day, to an explosion of electronic music and illicit offerings at night, Amsterdam certainly lives up to its name as a European party destination. In that spirit here are my recommendations for a night out on Amsterdam’s straats (streets) and pleins (squares).

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March 2, 2012 by | 6 Comments

Top 10 Foodie Destinations Around the World

Brussels chocolate tour

Whether you’re a foodie or a traveler who just loves to eat, you’ll find much to savor and sample in our top 10 foodie destinations around the world.

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February 28, 2012 by | 10 Comments

[VIDEO] Delhi Cultural Experience: Cook and Eat with a Local Family

Because of its size and the large number of historic sights to visit, it’s easy to feel like you are only scratching the surface of what Delhi has to offer. If you’re interested in experiencing true Indian hospitality first-hand, a home dinner tour with the Delhi Cultural Experience: Cook and Eat with a Local Family is the perfect way to dive deeper into the country’s culture.

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February 24, 2012 by | 2 Comments

Touring Niagara’s Wine Country

Niagara on the Lake, Niagara, Ontario, Canada. Photo courtesy of tamara_smith_ via Flickr.

Making its mark on Canada’s burgeoning wine industry, Niagara runs a close second to British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. Its sophisticated and varied table wines have become the toast of Canada, consistently winning international awards, especially for its Reislings and its Icewine. The area really exploded in 1970s when vintners began planting many noble grape varietals. Today, you can visit more than 80 different wineries across the region. Naturally, you may not have time to visit them all, but in one or two days you can hit the highlights, uncover some surprises, and immerse yourself in the accompanying growing culinary culture. Several of the small wineries have terraces, where you can enjoy a casual lunch or dinner.

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February 21, 2012 by | 0 Comments

[PHOTOS] Guide to Athens Nightlife

With soaring daytime temperatures for about half the year, Athenians – like Madrileños – have turned night to day and their bars and restaurants inside out to make the most of the comparative cool of the evening. You won’t want to miss the buzz of the Greek capital by night, so after a day of kicking through ancient stones and shuffling through museums, consider a disco nap before you head out again.

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February 17, 2012 by | 0 Comments

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