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5 Adventures That Broke Me Out of My Comfort Zone

Traveling expands the mind, body, soul and, most importantly, the palate. A perk of visiting different countries is tasting the different cuisines deeply rooted in that culture. My love for food has only grown stronger while traveling, so here are five unforgettable food adventures that broke me out of my comfort zone and gave me […]

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Our Top Tips for Eating, Drinking and Relaxing in Vietnam

It’s easier than ever to visit exotic, far-away places like Vietnam these days thanks to companies like Encounters Travel, but that doesn’t mean that when you get there, you’re going to know exactly what’s on offer to you in any given location at any given time. That’s why we’ve put together this little guide of […]

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Top 5 Rum Distilleries You Should Visit

Rum tourism is growing in popularity steadily – The glancing pride of the Caribbean, their rum, tells the story of the whole region from the good times to the bad. Let’s be honest, is there a better way to engage with the history and taste of the Noble Spirit, than by exploring the vast amount […]

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America’s eight best-kept secret restaurants

The trend for ‘secret’ restaurants is growing in popularity.  These are eateries that have no need for traditional marketing and publicity, relying instead upon word of mouth and opting for intriguing features such as unmarked entrances.  Other restaurants use ‘secret’ to apply to other features, such as menus.  These are just a few of the […]

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Why Go to a Pisco Tasting?

Pisco is Peru’s national liquor and, while many have heard of the pisco sour, the national drink that is often handed to you as you are checking in to your hotel, many don’t know exactly what either are. Pisco is a type of brandy, made from grapes. Its origin is hotly contested between Peru and […]

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Singapore Cuisine: the dishes you have to try during your trip

With its mix of Chinese, Indian, Malaysian, and European influence, Singapore is a truly fascinating place to explore. Visitors are often impressed by the high rises, huge shopping centres, and high living standards of this South East Asian nation, and the local gastronomy is even more appealing. Singaporean cuisine is tantalising thanks to its exotic […]

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10 Unusual Foods to Try on Your Travels

When you’re on your travels, you’ll encounter lots of weird and wonderful food. Some of it is scary and some of it is definitely an acquired taste. Here are our top ten unusual foods from around the world. Be warned: this article is not for the squeamish or faint hearted. Balut (Duck Embryo) Origin: Philippines […]

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Delhi: Street Food Capital of India

Delhi is the gateway to the delectable Indian street food. When in town you can’t miss a trip down Chandni Chowk. It is the best place to find delicious and mouth-watering superlative Indian delicacies that will make you go wild with joy. The streets are jam packed with halwais (sweet-seller), namkinwallas (sellers of savories) and […]

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Fijian Food: What, How and Where?

Fiji Holidays often bring to mind cocktails by the pool, crystal clear waters, endless sun and sand and plenty of fun for the whole family. However, when you book your travel online to Fiji, you should also include a schedule to sample unique and authentic local food. With traditional recipes passed down generation after generation and such […]

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What Does a 5 Star Restaurant Have that Others Do Not

The rating system for restaurants began back in the early 1900s, and today, it is one way consumers meter their expectations for fine dining establishments. A customer sees a one-star rating and automatically removes that restaurant from consideration. What really goes into establishing these ratings, however? It depends somewhat on the guide reviewing the business, […]