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Our Latest Blogs

Taste the World

World Foods Time to test your taste buds on foods from around the world. Like beachworms, blue-skin chicken, scorpions/insects, guinea pig, yak burgers, rabbit, chaya, nopales, noni, arepas… Shock Foods Hmmm. Shock food probably belongs to the carnivorous family. Those not familiar to our North American palate. Let’s start with China. Beach(sand)worms In Beihai, southern […]

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Fairytale Town, Famous Pastels near Lisbon, Portugal

Two Must-Sees near Lisbon Say yes to exploring the fairytale town of Sintra. Say yes to exploring Belem. Then treat yourself to a pastel de Belem. Sintra, fairytale town A 40 min train ride brings you to this fairytale town about 24 km (15mi) northeast of Lisbon. For centuries local aristocracy escaped the heat of […]

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Why We Don’t Ride Elephants in Thailand

The Maharaja Riding his Elephant As children, most of us remember tales and photos of Maharajas riding to battle atop their elephants. No image was as powerful as a leader astride this magnificent beast. Trip to Thailand A long-awaited trip to northern Thailand to visit an Asian elephant sanctuary permanently changed our minds. Cruel Disabilities […]

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