Author: Laura Bronner

Top 10 Yucatan Foods

Mexico is a country with massive diversity and the food reflects that as you travel around the different states. One of the most renowned regions in the country for food is the Yucatan. The Mayan influence is obvious and the flavors are varied. Just be careful of those habañero chilis! 1. Cochinita Pibil Cochinita Pibil is a whole pig that has been marinated in achiote, tomatoes, onions, and sour oranges before being wrapped in banana leaves and then cooked in a barbecue pit. The original Yucatan recipe was actually made from a whole deer, but you’ll be hard pressed...

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The 7 Best Beaches in Jamaica

If you’re looking for a beach paradise to escape to, Jamaica is the perfect place. Whether you’re interested in luxury at one of the island’s many resorts or you’d prefer one of the houses for rent in Jamaica to get a bit more local, you’re bound spend the majority of your time at the beach. From crystal clear waters to white sand beaches, out of the way destinations to busy surf spots, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to sample all of the jerk chicken. Boston Bay Beach Boston Bay is known for two things – surfing and...

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Top 10 Street Foods in Mexico City

Mexico City is a foodie’s paradise. It’s the sort of place you can get food at any time of day. Whether you want a tamale for breakfast, a fresh juice at midday, or a taco at 2am, you’ll find it on a street corner here. The food in Mexico isn’t anything like the Tex-Mex that I grew up on. It’s fresher, packed with spice, and balanced in a way my mother’s burritos never were. Pastor It’s perhaps the only food that Mexico City can claim as its own, this meat is packed with flavors from foreign lands. It’s likely that it...

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The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George Book Review

The Best Travel Writing of Don George Book Review Don George has been a travel writer for over 40 years.  In that time he has compiled and edited The Best of American Travel Writing, Lonely Planet, and even a book written about about how to be a travel writer, and yet he has never penned a book of his own travels. The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George, is a collection of his favorite stories that he’s written over the years. Broken into three categories: Pilgrimages, Encounters, and Illuminations, we can see his transformation as...

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Top 10 Vietnamese Foods

Vietnamese food has quickly become one of the most recognizable world cuisines from the South East Asian regions. You can quickly lose count of the amount of restaurants with Pho in the name as you walk down the street in any major city around the world. None of these can prepare you for the explosion of flavors you experience when you touch down in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. Vietnamese Food: Our Top Ten Pho The soup that launched a global phenomenon. Pho, pronouned like f-uh, is a piping hot broth served with noodles and a basket full of...

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