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5 Things You Don’t Know About Mediterranean Food

Mediterranean food

What comes to mind when you think of Mediterranean food? Perhaps it’s olive oil, feta, or maybe it’s hummus and pita? Due in part to its notable medicinal properties, Mediterranean cuisine is growing in popularity even beyond its native locale. As if you needed another reason to experience the breathtaking …

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4 Beautiful Places in Lithuania with Great Local Food

Trakai red castle in winter, one of the most beautiful places in Lithuania

About 400 miles south of Sweden lies the little country of Lithuania, which has a population of about 3 million. This is a European country with rolling hills, amazing lakes, and beautiful cobblestone old towns, not to mention an intriguing, long history. It is also an exceptionally unique Eastern European …

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5 Must-Try Foods in Prague for Your Next Trip

Hand holding must-try foods in Prague, with the river on the background.

Whenever I think about Prague, my eyes are full of tears. I can’t really say why. Maybe because of the architecture, churches, and castles; maybe because of the food, the people, the view from the bridges or the walks through the parks. In any case, Prague is one of those …

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5 Holiday Treats from the Amsterdam Christmas Markets

Holiday Treats from the Amsterdam Christmas Markets

On the second Sunday of November, the Netherlands is visited by a beloved figure known the world over. Sinterklaas (aka Saint Nicholas) sails into Haarlem from Spain to ring in Christmas, spreading happiness and cheer for everyone. Amsterdam is a 15-minute train ride from Haarlem and is a popular spot …

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6 Things to Know About The Real German Oktoberfest


Oktoberfest is celebrated in many different places all over the world. Most of these celebrations consist of drinking a lot of beer and maybe eating some traditional German food in the final few warm days before fall comes in full force. Nonetheless, the real German Oktoberfest is a cultural celebration …

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5 Danish Foods You Really Need To Try

danish foods

You find yourself in Denmark – probably Copenhagen – and you are looking for local food. What do you need to eat when you don’t want to look like a tourist? Or, in other words, how to eat like a real Dane? Smørrebrød Una publicación compartida de Sebastian Perez (@chef_seabones) …

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How To Celebrate Sankt Hans Aften Like A Real Dane

Sankt Hans Aften

Midsummer Night is an event that goes by virtually unnoticed in Belgium. This is certainly not the case in Denmark, where Sankt Hans Aften as it is called, is one of the major celebrations of the year. By the way, Sankt Hans Aften means St John’s Eve and is celebrated …

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