El Portal Panaderia – Come and Taste Colombia in Carrollton, USA

El Portal Panaderia – Come and Taste Colombia in Carrollton, USA

I discovered El Portal some time ago (maybe a year?) through a Venezuelan coworker. Ironic it wasn’t through a Colombian person, wasn’t it? After knowing there was a Colombian “panadería” here in the Metroplex, I immediately made time to go...
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The Secret Life of Sydney

The Secret Life of Sydney

An Insider’s Guide to the Real Sydney By Stacey L. Kernaghan One of the most visited capital cities in the world is Sydney, Australia, but beyond the traditional tourist “highlights” packages showcasing the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, lies a...
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5 Coffee Shops In Amsterdam To Visit Before The City Goes Legit

5 Coffee Shops In Amsterdam To Visit Before The City Goes Legit

1) De Rokerij (‘The Atmosphere’) In three venues around Amsterdam, the mystic ambience of De Rokerij will surely leave you dazed at your very first sight. Their funky tobacco is first rate,  and the place is bustling with live DJ...
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The Spice Of Balinese Life: Notes From A Cooking Class In Ubud, Bali

The Spice Of Balinese Life: Notes From A Cooking Class In Ubud, Bali

I am seated upon a bamboo mat on the ground, notebook in hand and appetite in tow. We have just returned to our lovely host home after an early-morning market excursion to purchase the necessities for our cooking lesson. Bundles...
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My Culinary Saga in Iceland

My Culinary Saga in Iceland

“You can eat as much as you want, because it’s already half digested,” said the man sitting to my right, smiling through his thick brown mustache and watching expectantly as I took another swig of Viking beer. I forced myself...
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Here’s What You Can Expect During A Food Tour Of Veracruz

Here’s What You Can Expect During A Food Tour Of Veracruz

The air outside is thick, but the smoke in Santana’s bar is thicker. Even if I were a non-smoker it would be worth it just to sit in the bar’s tiny, air-conditioned seating area and watch the old men slowly...
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Strolling, shopping, eating and having a drink in Banff, Canada

Strolling, shopping, eating and having a drink in Banff, Canada

Enjoy strolling alongside locals and world-travellers as you discover a cosmopolitan collection of galleries, boutiques and cafés. Shops range from internationally recognized clothiers or independently-owned establishments to Canada’s oldest department ...
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Kitchenette Cafe – The Best Pink Lemonade in NYC

Kitchenette Cafe – The Best Pink Lemonade in NYC

Kitchenette Cafe is well designed in a country kitsch style, located in the Tribeca area of Manhattan. Along with serving fantastic home style cooking and a vast array of cheesecakes, the highlight is the famous pink lemonade served in original...
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Pauline’s Pizzeria, San Francisco

Pauline’s Pizzeria, San Francisco

Contrary to popular belief, the West Coast does indeed have good pizza. Located in a corner two-story bright yellow building, this Bay Area joint caters more to a health conscious “foodie” crowd. Meals are made up of fresh organic ingredients...
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Shopping and food on Curacao, Netherlands Antilles

Shopping and food on Curacao, Netherlands Antilles

Here are some travel tips for shopping and eating on Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles. Shopping: The Dutch Antilles Guilder(also called Florin) is the official currency, but The Euro(€) and U.S. Dollar($) are readily accepted. Automatic teller machines ar...
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