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Outdoor meat feast in Colombia's Coffee Triangle. Paul Shoul photo.
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One of the most enjoyable features of world travel is the opportunity to sample the cuisine of other countries and to join in the celebration of food, wine and companionship.

In Spain it is called "la sobremesa," the conversation and conviviality of a good meal, but in all countries it is the same. Coming together to eat and drink the bounty of the earth is an essential part of the human experience.

France: Nice's Own Delicacies

France: Nice's Own Delicacies
Nice France: Derek Noll tastes and shares the most famous dishes of this seaside Frence city.

Dining in Sardinia: Mountaintop and on a Farm

Dining in Sardinia: Mountaintop and on a Farm
Sardinia: Two unique dining experiences, one with a lonely shepard, and one where everything came from 50 feet.

Connecting Travelers with Locals for Dinner

Connecting Travelers with Locals for Dinner
Two new ways to meet locals for dinner while traveling: Home Cooked from Urban Adventures and Come Cook and Eat.

A Locavore in Costa Rica: Living the Dream

A Locavore in Costa Rica: Living the Dream
Costa Rica: Mary Nelen rents a bungalow in Costa Rica where she she savors the wide variety of locally grown organic foods and takes idyllic walks in the rainforest.

Veracruz, Mexico: A Cantina Tour

Veracruz, Mexico: A Cantina Tour
Veracruz Mexico: Lydia Carey shows us the port and the unseen places of this Southern Mexico city.

Italy: The Island of Pantelleria, Near Tunisia

Italy: The Island of Pantelleria, Near Tunisia
Pantelleria is an Italian island off the coast of Tunisia where A-list celebs and Odysseus hung out.

San Antonio: Celebrating the Food Scene

San Antonio: Celebrating the Food Scene
San Antonio's Culinary stars. Visiting the River Walk and many fine restaurants in this exciting Texas City.

Culinary Tours Around the World

Culinary Tours Around the World
Three schools specialize in unique culinary vacations in Croatia, Tuscany and other exotic locations.

A Taste of Providence: Sampling Rhode Island's Quirky Cuisine

A Taste of Providence: Sampling Rhode Island's  Quirky Cuisine
Rhode Island Cuisine: Esha Samajpati goes to Providence, and samples some of the quirky specialties of Rhode Island cuisine.

Gelato heaven in Italy

Gelato heaven in Italy
The author travels through Italy in search of the perfect tartufo - a gelato desert.

Peru: A Tea Drinker's Dilemma

Peru: A Tea Drinker's Dilemma
Coca Leaf Tea: The refreshing altitude antidote of the Andes that's illegal to bring into the US.

Croatia's Oysters

Croatia's Oysters
Croatia: Darrin DuFord slurps oysters and meets farmers in Lim Bay, Istria on the coast of Croatia.

Bhutan: Learning a New Cuisine

Bhutan: Learning a New Cuisine
Bhutan: Learning a New Cuisine at Thimphu in the mountains of Bhutan.

Don't Eat So Fast! The Slow Food Movement Wants Us To Savor Our Food And Cultures

Don't Eat So Fast! The Slow Food Movement Wants Us To Savor Our Food And Cultures
The author describes the Slow Food Movement and the preservation of local culinary traditions.

Dusseldorf's Old-Style Beer Culture: A Copper Gleam by the Rhine

Dusseldorf's Old-Style Beer Culture: A Copper Gleam by the Rhine
Larry Parnass visits Dusseldorf, Germany and reports on the congenial alt-bier culture and the city's many other attractions.

Eating Like a Local in Mexico City: The Quest for True Sabor

Eating Like a Local in Mexico City: The Quest for True Sabor
Sarah Wolff explores the cuisine of Mexico city, in a one-woman quest for true sabor.

France: A Dinner Party Tradition in Paris

France: A Dinner Party Tradition in Paris
Ann Banks attends a party at the Paris home of legendary host Jim Haynes who is described as a combination of Tom Sawyer, Andy Warhol and Mother Teresa.

Alfarnatejo Spain: Great Country Eating

Alfarnatejo Spain: Great Country Eating
Culinary Delights in Rural Alfarnatejo Spain. Inka Piegsa-Quischotte goes to the country for unique tastes and a laid back culture.

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Vermont Culinary Weekend: Cooking in the Country

Vermont Culinary Weekend: Cooking in the Country
Cooking in Vermont: In Brandon, Vermont, Max Hartshorne learns French cooking techniques and stays in a 1909 country inn.

Puerto Vallarta Mexico: A Foodie Tour

Puerto Vallarta Mexico: A Foodie Tour
Puerto Vallarta: Cindy Bigras takes a foodie tour of this lively city on the Pacific.

Mexico City: Biking in a Vast City

Mexico City: Biking in a Vast City
Mexico City: On any Sunday, you'll see bikers taking over the Reforma and other major boulevards.
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Eating in Mexico: Pork is Everywhere!

Eating in Mexico: Pork is Everywhere!
Gluten-Free and Muslim Eating: In Mexico

Quebec City: World Music, Fine Art, Fois Gras, and Frog's Legs

Quebec City: World Music, Fine Art, Fois Gras, and Frog's Legs
Ssony Stark describes the many attractions of Quebec City.

United Kingdom: London Finally Figures out the Food Thing

United Kingdom: London Finally Figures out the Food Thing
Janis Turk and her friends go on a girlfriend getaway and find great shopping, great shopping and absolutely fabulous food.

Eating My Way Through Turkey

Eating My Way Through Turkey
Erin Phelan takes a culinary tour of Turkey by land, by sea and by air.

Eating and Drinking in Ethiopia

Eating and Drinking in Ethiopia
An overview of Ethiopian food including injera, kitfo, wat, kolo, tej, coffee, and ambo.

Lavender: An Historic Natural Perfume Gives Tourists an Uplift in Quebec

Lavender: An Historic Natural Perfume Gives Tourists an Uplift in Quebec
Habeeb Salloum visits the Domain Blue Lavender Farm in Magog, Quebec, where he learns about the history and cultivation of lavender.

Top Notch Food and Lodging at Secret Places Near Dublin

Top Notch Food and Lodging at Secret Places Near Dublin
Dublin, Ireland: Castles and top notch restaurants to enjoy on the Emerald Isle

The Top 10 Places to Learn to Cook Like a Local

The Top 10 Places to Learn to Cook Like a Local
Lonely Planet describes the best cooking schools around the world where you can learn to cook the local cuisine.

Sustainable Seattle: Green Space and Local Produce

Sustainable Seattle: Green Space and Local Produce
Shelley Rotner visits Seattle and finds a sustainable city with lots of green space and lots of fine dining with the emphasis on organic local produce.

San Sebastian, Basque's Culinary Traditions

San Sebastian, Basque's Culinary Traditions
Paul Shoul takes a culinary journey with tapas, hard cider and traditional cuisine in San Sebastian, Basque Country.

Nicaragua: A Culinary Tour to Central America's Crossroads

Nicaragua: A Culinary Tour to Central America's Crossroads
Nicaragua: Taste the Flavors of a Culture

Madikeri, Kodagu: The Heart of India's Coffee County

Madikeri, Kodagu: The Heart of India's Coffee County
Deepa Basthi presents a destination guide to Madikeri in the Indian province of Kodagu, the largest coffee producing region in the country.

Havana Dining: Eating Cuban at the Source

Havana Dining: Eating Cuban at the Source
Nicholas Gilman travels to Cuba and samples the cuisine at restaurants, cafes, street vendors and paladares in Havana.

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Egypt's Eclectic Cuisine: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Egypt's Eclectic Cuisine: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Robin Graham takes us to his favorite restautants and cafes in Cairo to sample the eclectic cuisines of the Egyptian capital.

Dining in Iceland: Fermented Shark Meat and Singed Sheep Heads

Dining in Iceland: Fermented Shark Meat and Singed Sheep Heads
Laurieanne Wysocki visits the farm of Hildibrandur Bjarnarson in Stykkisholmur, Iceland, and dines on fermented shark meat, seared sheep's heads, and other traditional Icelandic fare.

Darjeeling,India: Hurry Burry Spoils the Curry

Darjeeling,India: Hurry Burry Spoils the Curry
Darjeeling, India: enjoying the slow life and Tea

Burgenland: Wining and Dining on the Sunny Side of Austria

Burgenland: Wining and Dining on the Sunny Side of Austria
Paul Shoul wines and dines his way across the Burgenland region in Austria, and visits the glorious Esterhazy Palace and a tomatoe farm with more than 3,200 varieties.

Budget-Friendly Food with Flair in Baltimore

Budget-Friendly Food with Flair in Baltimore
Emily Grund travels to Baltimore and discovers lots of fun food at an afforable price.

 
 


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