The Winning Personality of Brazilian Cuisine

April 19, 2017 - Sin comentarios

While Brazil does have many dishes popular across the country, such as the iconic bean stew feijoada (top), its geographical enormity and diversity comes with a complex, intensely savoury, and generally impressive variety of cuisine. It’s a var...Leer más

Spain’s Scrumptious Easter Treats

April 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

I admit it: I'm one of those Spaniards who's been looking forward to Semana Santa (Easter week) not just for the time off but also the chance to indulge in the treats, both savoury and sweet, associated with this time of year. (more…)...Leer más

Celebrating Colombia’s Vallenato Music

March 31, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Along with cumbia, the folk music form known as vallenato is a calling card of Colombian culture, and its Vallenata Legend Festival is a particularly momentous one, marking its 50th edition this year April 26-30 in the city of Valledupar, in ...Leer más

Chicago’s United Nations of Yum

March 27, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Naeblys The USA’s second largest city, like most of the country’s most vibrant cities, derives much of that vibrancy from its immigrants. And one of the tastiest legacies of all those generations of immigration is a spectacular array o...Leer más

Northwest Argentina: Wine, Cheese & Spectacular Landscapes

March 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Beyond capital Buenos Aires, South America's second largest country is packed with an enormous variety of incredible sights, sites, and experiences. And one area which tends to get less attention from visitors is its northwest, the Argentine Nort...Leer más

Street Art of Havana: A Photo Essay

March 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

In the past few years, art has truly been one of the bright spots in Cuba's cities, and especially in capital Havana. In addition to a quite fine Museum of Cuban Fine Arts (Calle Trocadero between Zulueta & Monserrate), with works spanning t...Leer más

The Lovely, Little Known Wine Country of Brazil

March 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photos | David Paul Appell When even wine connoisseurs think of Latin America and the fruit of the vine, Argentina and Chile of course immediately spring to mind. But to their east, in Brazil’s southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul, lies a sli...Leer más

Guatemala – Culture, Nature, and….Weddings??

March 2, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Dave Wilson Though the largest country in Central America, Guatemala is by world standards pretty small - just 109,000 square kilometres (just over 73,300 sq. miles). that offers much more than one can imagine, and the thing is that this...Leer más

‘Queen of Nuts’: Spain’s Marcona Almonds

February 27, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | MSPhotographic Spain has an impressive number of foodie favourites associated with it - cured Serrano and Ibérico hams, olive oil, saffron, and so on. One that's less well known but prized by nut connoisseurs (as opposed to nutty connoiss...Leer más

12 Top Spots for Traditional Eats & Drinks in Seville

February 21, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Sandra Vallaure The historic centre of Spain's third largest city has so many authentic bars which specialise in tasty tapas and frosty beer that one blog post isn't enough to do them justice. So it falls to me to make the selection, base...Leer más

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