A Standout of Panama’s Cuisine: the Caramiñola

January 24, 2018 - Sin comentarios

    Aivar Ruukel Panama is in general not distinguished by cuisine with any particular local personality - it's overall pretty similar to that found all over Central America. But one exception is the tasty meat pie known as the car...Leer más

Goulash & Beyond: the Savoury Cuisine of Hungary

January 18, 2018 - Sin comentarios

I honestly cannot understand why the cuisine of Hungary isn't better known abroad. Its rich, intensely savoury palate has been influenced by myriad influences, from Germany, Austria, and elsewhere in Central Europe, to the Balkans, to even Turk...Leer más

Learning Traditional Mayan Weaving on Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán

January 16, 2018 - Sin comentarios

Joakim Lloyd Raboff Central America’s largest and perhaps most diverse country has many dramatic spots that evoke a marked sense of place – the jawdropping ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal; the colonial splendour of Antigua; the castaway Caribbean...Leer más

Getting Arty at ArtWalk in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

January 11, 2018 - Sin comentarios

Colektika For decades one of Mexico's most popular and beloved resort cities, Puerto Vallarta has become reknowned for not just its beaches, dining, nightlife, and ecotourism, but also its art galleries, fed by astonishing talents both local and...Leer más

Maboneng, Johannesburg’s Modern-Art Mecca

January 5, 2018 - Sin comentarios

Mathurin South Africa's capital is positively afroth these days in creativity and the arts, and one of its premier epicentres is Maboneng Precinct. Centred on Fox and Kruger Streets, a quick cab ride east from Johannesburg's Sandton business ...Leer más

Madrid Makes Magic for Muggles at its Harry Potter Exhibition

January 2, 2018 - Sin comentarios

Few if any books within most of our memories - much less any "young adult" fiction - have had the impact of the seven-book Harry Potter series and the movies it spawned, since the 1997 publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Child...Leer más

New Year’s in 5 of Africa’s Iberia Destinations

December 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ravi Santana   As we bid farewell to another year past, we like to point out cool places to celebrate New Year's Eve to come. In past years we've covered Cuzco/Machu Picchu and Japan, with even a shoutout to Shanghai. This year we'd like t...Leer más

Put Up Your Dukes! It’s Boxing Day in London

December 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Glenn Brunette So you’re in the capital of merry olde England for the winter holidays, enjoying the festive lights and good cheer, and suddenly you realize that your British friends are off on the day after Christmas for something called Boxin...Leer más

Christmas, Chinese Style

December 22, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Per Bengtsson   A mere one percent of Chinese profess Christianity, but as in Japan and indeed various other countries of non-Christian Asia, the festive trappings of Yuletide have been widely embraced in China, though for the time bein...Leer más

Palma de Mallorca for the Holidays

December 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Juan Iglesias   In the summer 1968, the bouncy pop tunes of Helena Bianco were all over Spain's airwaves, and one of her top hits, "El Puente", was the song of the summer, whimsically imagining a puente (bridge) to the island of Majorca and...Leer más

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