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Endonyms of the World: 100 Countries in Their Local Language

September 23, 2012
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Why should you know the names of countries in their local language? Well, because it’ll make your travels easier and give you some insight into the culture. And, because it’ll make you a geography genius.
According to About.com, an endonym is a […]

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[Infographic] Tipping Etiquette Around the Globe

September 22, 2012
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There’s no one-size-fits-all mantra when it comes to tipping. The art of tipping is entangled in the local culture of the destination, so it varies from country to country. It’s one part of traveling that I’m always scratching my head about. But […]

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The Culinary Crusades: Dining Trends Around the World

September 22, 2012
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“Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.” –Marcus Tullius Cicero
Innovation and food. The socialization of dining has weaved into the very fabric of our society, as new ways of experiencing food are constantly being developed and redefined, giving rise to a series […]

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Dos Palillos: Chopsticks and Toothpicks

September 21, 2012
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The city was Berlin. The language was English. The waiter was Polish. The restaurant designers were French. The cuisine was a blend of Spanish and Asian. I’m painting the scene of my dining experience at Dos Palillos, a restaurant that blatantly lies at the crux of globalization […]

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Assouline Lounge: A Cafe, Art Gallery, and Bookstore in Seoul

September 19, 2012
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Assouline specializes in luxury books on art, fashion, and lifestyle. You’ve probably seen the eye-catching, glossy-paged books resting beautifully on a coffee table. But now you can experience the concept instead of just reading about it. The French husband and wife duo have decided to […]

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Islamic Architectural Delights in Istanbul

September 19, 2012
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Istanbul is one of the most visually-appealing metropolitan cities of the world and it is no surprise that its architecture in pure Islamic form exhibits the same aesthetic details. Scores of houses of worship have been constructed throughout the city, but these three really caught my eye […]

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September 21, 2012 :: World Peace Day

September 18, 2012
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I am a huge skeptic of the United Nations, as it’s done very little (close to nothing) in terms of reconciliation and keeping the peace in the world. Today’s status quo is a perfect case in point. But the U.N. still tries, from time to […]

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The Best Scones in London…

September 17, 2012
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come at a steep price, but look no further than the Ritz London, the charming iconic luxury hotel in Green Park. Notting Hill, anyone? From all my 20+ afternoon tea experiences, the Ritz is the reigning champion of the scone. Light, fluffy, and buttery…just how I […]

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The Top 10 Delights of New Delhi

September 15, 2012
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New Delhi, the bustling capital of India, offers a slew of attractions, from open bazaars to regal forts to cultural festivals. These are my top 10 favorite delights of Delhi.
Dilli Haat: A Year-Round Crafts Bazaar
Across from the bustling […]

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Spotlight! Southern California’s Best Beaches

September 14, 2012
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Think: surfing, gorgeous sunsets, convertibles, yoga on the beach, big waves, year-round sunshine, Chanel sunglasses… that is what you will find along the stunning California coast. As a native Californian, I find the following five beaches to be the best, each enjoying a unique identity. But what […]

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