Author: Laura Bronner

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 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 a...

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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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Top 10 Korean Foods

Laura Bronner is a native New Yorker turned serial expat. In the past five years she’s lived in New Zealand, Australia, and most recently, taught English in Korea. Catch up with her adventures and where’s she’s moving next at Collecting Labels. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.   Korean food is starting to make headlines. It’s a cuisine packed with flavor, often spicy, always salty, sweet and sour. It is one that many people know little about other than barbeque and kimchi, but if you like food, you’ll love it done the Korean way.   Our Top 10 Korean Foods...

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