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Folk Art Museum Mexico City

Are You Avoiding Mexico City for Outdated Reasons?

There’s a fantastic Metropolis a few hours’ flight away on a plane, for often not much more than a domestic flight. Have you visited Mexico City or is there something holding you back?   Most U.S. and Canadian travelers—even experienced ones—know
Greek food pastries in Athens

Finding History in the Food of Greece

The food of Greece doesn’t get the same respect as that of its neighbor Turkey, but Greek cuisine is one of the world’s oldest and most pervasive. Many items from this the Mediterranean country have made their way around the world
City food tour in Mexico

Take a Local Food Tour to Get a Real Feel for a City

One of the best ways to learn about a destination’s personality, its history, and its customs is to eat your way around town on a guided walking tour. You get to sample food from places that have been vetted by the
Kyrygzstan Bishkek monument

Monuments and Manty in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

I’ve been to a lot of capital cities around the world in my decades of travel, but none of them have been anything like Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. A lot of the elements you expect to find in a big city just aren’t
Oaxaca cooking class

Finding Authentic Food When You Travel

This week I got quoted in a USA Today article on how to find authentic local food when you travel. What we eat is important always, but it takes on a whole other level of importance when you’re traveling, especially internationally.