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[Guest Post] Tacos, Enchiladas, and Mole: Mexican Culinary Staples With A Twist

December 19, 2012
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As travelers, we are always on a journey to satisfy our cravings and curiosities for new things.  No matter where we go, whether a new town, city, or country, one of the best ways to have an authentic experience is to sample and understand the local food. In […]

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[Recipe] Rice Krispies Treats

December 14, 2012
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At the request of one of my subscribers, I’ve decided to post the recipe for the age-old American favorite, rice krispies treats. My version veers slightly on the healthier side, so it’s not as gooey and rich as some may like. Temper the ingredients to […]

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December 13, 2012 :: Saint Lucia’s Day in Sweden

December 12, 2012
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What: Though not an official holiday, Saint Lucia’s Day is both a religious celebration and a cultural festivity throughout Scandinavia, particularly Sweden.

A traditional kind of bun, Lussekatt (“St. Lucia Bun”), made with saffron, is normally eaten on this day.
In modern practice, most cities […]

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December 10 :: Happy International Human Rights Day!

December 10, 2012
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Want to get involved and help bring light into the dark corners of the world? Check out Idealist’s basic introduction to human rights work.
EVERY individual can make a difference. Seriously […]

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Holiday Giveaway! A $75 Voucher to Stiletto Escape, A Trip Planning+Concierge Service

December 10, 2012
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‘Tis the season to be giving…fa la la la la, la la la la!

It’s time for a holiday giveaway! The Cultureur has joined forces with Stiletto Escape, a trip planning+concierge service for women (and men, if they’re lucky!). The Escape Artists […]

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Photo Essay: Traveling the World for the Love of Macarons

December 9, 2012
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All around the world, the bright rainbow colors have intrigued my eyes and tantalized my taste buds…

Los Angeles: Bottega Louie

Paris/London/NYC: Ladurée

London/Washington DC/Brussels: Paul

London/Paris: Pierre Hermé

San Francisco: L’Artisan

NYC: Bisous Ciao […]

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English 2.0: Relearning English, British Style

December 9, 2012
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As a native English speaker, I always felt pretty confident in my English language abilities. All the right signs were there: I loved English class in school, worked as a freelance journalist, taught English at an NGO, and thoroughly enjoyed writing. That is, until I moved to the […]

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The Best Macarons in Los Angeles…

December 6, 2012
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are nestled on the sprawling shelves of trendy downtown French bistro and bakery, Bottega Louie. Just because it’s LA, don’t assume that you’ll find “skinny macarons”; there’s no skimping on size and thickness here. The real differences are the taste, texture, and grand range […]

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Travel Tip #5: If planning to travel extensively in Germany by train, invest in a BahnCard for discounted fares.

December 5, 2012
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If you’re visiting or moving to Germany and plan to travel frequently by the Deutsche Bahn (DB), Germany’s national railway system, look into getting a BahnCard, a discount subscription program.  There are three variants of the BahnCard: the BahnCard 25, the BahnCard 50, and the Mobility […]

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Face-off between India and Pakistan at the Wagah Border

December 5, 2012
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The Wagah Border is the only public border straddling Pakistan and India, 27 km from Amritsar, India and 29 km from Lahore, Pakistan. Every evening, during a flag ceremony, both countries lower their respective flags in a highly-publicized event. Hundreds, or even thousands of local and foreign […]

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