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Dishes to discover on your trip to Cambodia

Dishes to discover on your trip to Cambodia

  While the cuisine of Thailand is lauded throughout the world, the meals of its Khmer next door neighbour is less well known. In this article, we will profile dishes to discover on your trip to Cambodia: from breakfast to dinner to dessert, there is much to love about this nation’s culinary potential…!   Fish Amok One of the most common dishes you’ll have the opportunity to sample during your trip to Cambodia is fish amok. With much of its…

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Yummy Foods, Happy Bellies: Preventing Mishaps in Adventurous Eating

Yummy Foods, Happy Bellies: Preventing Mishaps in Adventurous Eating

  by thehipmunk Tongue-tickling spice combinations. Unfamiliar ingredients. New delicacies to explore. Half the fun of venturing to exotic locales is sampling new foods. Unfortunately, adventurous eating can also lead to an unhappy belly. Take advantage of a couple simple tricks to stave off disastrous travel sickness.   Seek Out Local Know-How Looking for the best som tam and pad thai the street stalls of Thailand have to offer? Ask a local. Poll the front desk staff at your hotel in…

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5 French wine regions that will blow your foodie socks off!

5 French wine regions that will blow your foodie socks off!

  Love wine? There is no better place in the world to tour if this is the case than France. Its fertile countryside is covered with vineyards that are focused on producing vintages that will top those of yesteryear, which is something that you will better appreciate when you tour the following French wine regions… 1) Alsace Sprawling over 15,000 hectares in the Haut-Rhin in the French interior, the Alsace vineyards produce a variety of quality wines that will make…

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Tasty Mexican dishes, and where to try them: a primer

Tasty Mexican dishes, and where to try them: a primer

  Awaiting the consumption of tasty Mexican dishes on your upcoming trio to Mexico? They are even better when you know where to try them, as they are at their best when locals prepare them in the way they were meant to be had. Don’t miss the meals and spots listed below…!   1) Tacos al pastor: Mexico City Shortly after touching down in the capital of Mexico, take to the streets of the Centro Historico in search of your first…

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Eating your way through the best Mexican restaurants in San Antonio

Eating your way through the best Mexican restaurants in San Antonio

  As you tour your way through Texas, you really begin to encounter its Hispanic influences in San Antonio. With a number of historic Spanish missions, those of Mexican descent have a long history in these parts. This also makes this city a great place to sample their cuisine, as there are many authentic spots scattered all across town. In our opinion, the following joints on this list represent the very best Mexican restaurants in San Antonio…   1) Mama…

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5 Must Have Bangkok Experiences

5 Must Have Bangkok Experiences

  Beautiful Bangkok, the city that never sleeps. From the parties on Khao San road to the temples with ancient statues and everything in between, any traveler will find events and sights to suit their fancy. No matter what type of traveler you are, there are a few must have experiences and can’t miss sights. Even if you only have a quick stopover, don’t miss these top 5 experiences so you’ll get the real Bangkok experience.   Khao San Road…

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Best pubs in Galway, Ireland

Best pubs in Galway, Ireland

  While Dublin has many charms for foreign visitors, it is only the front door to the gorgeous nation that is Ireland. As one explores the remainder of this nation, they are bound to come across the western port city of Galway. With only 70,000 people, this portion of the country feels much more like the authentic Emerald Isle that one would expect to see when arriving here from abroad. One element of that legend is Ireland’s pub scene, which…

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Cape Town’s Trendiest Restaurants

Cape Town’s Trendiest Restaurants

  These days, the ascending nation of South Africa has been turning heads with its recovery from the days of apartheid, charging forward into the 21st century as a diverse nation filled with creative people from multiple backgrounds. Naturally, this embrace of multiculturalism has created an environment where new exciting business concepts have emerged; nowhere else has this been more true than in Cape Town. Being South Africa’s most picturesque coastal city, it has drawn people from not only all over…

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Where to Find the Best Cheesecake in New York City

Where to Find the Best Cheesecake in New York City

  by TheHipmunk July 13 is National Cheesecake Day, and there’s no better place to celebrate than the Big Apple. From famous bakeries to hidden gems, these are the best places to get a slice of cheesecake in New York City.   Junior’s Junior’s is one of the most famous cheesecake spots in New York, and it lives up to the hype. They serve classic cheesecake and unique flavors like red velvet, sea salt caramel and chocolate mousse. Junior’s has…

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America’s Most Decadent Doughnut Shops

America’s Most Decadent Doughnut Shops

  They grace the communal table of just about every workplace break room in America. Composed of light, airy dough, tons of sugar, and countless flavor variants, the humble donut has embedded itself into the consciousness of a nation. For those raised on these treats, or for visitors seeking to enjoy a pastry that is indelibly American, seeking out variations of these dessert items that depart the established norms (plain sugar, fruit-filled) is a quest that may net some exciting…

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