5 ways to experience Provence as a first time visitor
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 As the train chugged away from Avignon towards Paris, my heart sank just a wee bit. The French countryside, sprinkled with bales of hay, made this farewell challenging. We were leaving behind simple pleasures – orchards with juicy low-hanging fruits, … Read More

History in Flavors: A unique food tour in Burlington, Vermont
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Our taste buds have a way of dominating our memories. Up in the farmlands of Vermont, my appetite tends to be on a lookout for natural, wholesome flavors. I seek out food that hasn’t been messed around with or dishes … Read More

On the trail to Holmur Lighthouse, Mykines
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At 6 AM, I deftly balanced a water bottle, my backpack and a few slices of bread in my hand while getting inside our rental car. I was almost nervous the way a student would be on the day of … Read More

Four Days, Four Hikes in Faroe Islands
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High up on the Atlantic Ocean, giant clouds hover above mountains on a set of eighteen small islands inhabited by more birds and sheep than humans. This country, known as the Faroe Islands, is a landscape far reserved from others. … Read More

Yellowstone National Park – A storybook itinerary
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Writing this piece while flying on a small aircraft from West Yellowstone to Salt Lake City gives me the rare opportunity to collect my thoughts. We’ve just returned from Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, a place of extreme wonders. If … Read More

Eat up, says Charleston
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Pleasant or otherwise, you may be in for a surprise with the dining situation in Charleston. Especially if your server shares stories about her southern grandma who seasons “even her greens” with pork. I imagine all you meat eaters nodding … Read More

In Photos: Lisbon through a different lens
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I can be quite the information seeker. But there are some discoveries that can rarely be attributed to a blog, guidebook or travel websites. One of those is the relationship between cities. There are a few cities that I know … Read More

5 delicious foods to taste in Croatia
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Locally sourced fresh food is a blessing. Which is why Europe, with its passionate food culture, is such a tempting destination for us. Juicy fruits plucked off farms or the sight of a baker lining up warm croissants does set … Read More

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