Food

Beyond Munich: The surprising origins of Oktoberfest foods

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More than six million people flock to Munich each fall to take part in Oktoberfest, the annual 16-day celebration of Bavarian culture. Fitting then that Oktoberfest food (think sausage, cabbage and finger-licking Bavarian pastries) is…

A BITE OF THE WORLD’S BEST BURGERS

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From a sizzling beef classic to a spicy bean veggie option or the newer quirky roast dinner burger, there is nothing better than indulging in this celebrated mealtime classic. Melted in cheese, paired with rosemary…

ONE FOR FOODIES: MODERN WAYS TO DINE ABROAD

ONE FOR FOODIES: MODERN WAYS TO DINE ABROAD

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Long gone are the days when dining out meant searching endlessly for the local hotspots only to endure the disappointment of choosing the wrong location. Today, food and travel go hand in hand and resorting…

Tavernas in Athens

Gia Mas! The Top Tavernas in Athens

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Ever since Athens won the Summer Olympics in 2004, the city’s been treasuring its tranche of exclusive, upscale restaurants. However, for many people, the real joy of Greek gastronomy is experienced in humble tavernas, not…

Maori Cooking

Māori Cooking: The Art of Hāngi

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Famous across the Pacific region, there’s an unusual style of cooking that has refused to go out of fashion for thousands of years thanks to the delicious dishes it produces. Most popular in New Zealand,…

Canadian Desserts

A Guide to Canadian Desserts to Celebrate Canada 150

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Celebrate Canada’s big 150th birthday with desserts that are more Canadian than Celine Dion. Whether you want to treat yourself to a giant Nanaimo bar or cook up lots of little Butter tarts, we’ve got…

La Voie Française: An Interview with Tour Director Peter Meahan on the joys of French cuisine

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A Tour Director for 13 years, with a partiality for southern England, Guernsey and France, Peter loves to fulfil guests’ lifelong dreams of visiting places or seeing sights that match or exceed their expectations. Always…

Scandinavian Food

Nine Scandinavian Foods You Have to Try on Your Next Trip

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Often reduced to pickled herring and IKEA meatballs, the food of Scandinavia in fact reflects a landmass that stretches from Steinsøy in the west to Finnmark near the Arctic Circle. Far from settling on one…

The Galapagos Islands

A Five-Stop Guide to the Galapagos Islands

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A remote volcanic archipelago best known for its incredible wildlife, it took Charles Darwin’s 1859 work, On The Origin of the Species, to really put the Galapagos Islands on the map. As the area emerged…