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Six Places to Travel for Healthy Getaways

Have you ever finished a trip, only to find yourself needing a vacation from that vacation? Between endless hours of sightseeing and indulging in extravagant meals (not to mention the

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The Best Thing I Ate (or Drank) in 12 Countries This Year

Following a fever dream at the end of 2018, I decided to embark on a travel project that took me to 12 different countries in the 12 months of 2019.

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6 New Year’s Food Traditions from Around the World

You probably strongly associate New Year’s Eve with Champagne (for good reason), but that’s not the only food-centric tradition that exists to ring in the coming year. Many cultures have

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Amtrak Dining Options for the Hangry Train Traveler

With Amtrak setting records for ridership and revenue this year, it’s a fair assumption that many of us are opting to travel by train this holiday season. And why the

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A Bite-Size Stop in Reykjavik, Iceland

Though it may seem counter-intuitive to plan a winter vacation to a country that leads with “ice” in its very name, Reykjavik, Iceland is a destination worth considering, even during

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Disneyland Candy Canes Are Serious Business—and Really Hard to Get

Disneyland goes above and beyond to present an otherworldly experience wrapped in mystique without letting you in on the secrets behind the magic. But when it comes to the park’s

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Tracing Hot Tamales’ Journey From Mexico to the Mississippi Delta

Delta hot tamales may be the ultimate product of migration; in case you haven’t had the pleasure, here’s what they are, where they came from, and how they’ve evolved. This

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How to Eat, Drink, and Live Like a Queen in London

It’s our expectation as travelers to be treated like royalty when we’re shelling out time, cash, and effort to plan vacations, business trips, and weekend getaways, especially in Europe where

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How to Spend a Perfect Long Weekend in Chicago This Christmas

New York City may get most of the attention as America’s idyllic Christmas destination, but it’s Chicago that is truly the winter wonderland of your dreams. Among the bustling food scene,

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9 Amazing Thanksgiving Dinners That You Don’t Have to Cook

Although the holiday is all about gathering with family and friends, Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t have to be confined to the home. From room service in a hotel along the parade

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A Local’s Tips on Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in Paris

Planning a trip to Paris? Ooh la la! Here’s an insider’s guide on the best places to eat, drink, and stay in Paris, plus what you must see and do.

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The ‘PieCaken’ Is the Ultimate Thanksgiving Dessert

Brainchild of pastry pundit Zac Young, the PieCaken is the turducken of sweets, and solves the problem of trying to decide between pecan pie and pumpkin pie (and a couple

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A Bite-Sized Stop in Victoria, BC

Planning a stop in Victoria, BC? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Located on a large island off the southern west coast of

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How to Spend a Weekend in Westchester County

Headed to Westchester County? Here’s where to eat and drink and what to see and do. It’s officially fall! Well, let’s face it. Fall truly began for the tri-state area

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2 Days in Belize: Ruminations on Ruins, Rum, and Running out of Room (to Eat)

If you’re lucky enough to be headed to Belize, here’s what you should see (and eat). Belize, formerly British Honduras and the place whose town called San Pedro is the

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A Bite-Size Stop in Wilmington, North Carolina

Planning a stop in Wilmington, North Carolina? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Just two hours south of Raleigh, in a nook off

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A Bite-Size Stop in Little Rock, Arkansas

Planning a stop in Little Rock, Arkansas? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Arkansas’ capital city greets its visitors with an equal serving

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A Bite-Size Stop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Planning a stop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. When my friend proposed the idea spending a few days

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A Bite-Size Stop in Providence, Rhode Island

Planning a stop in Providence, Rhode Island? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see. Just a short drive down from Boston and a few hours north

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Where to Eat & Drink Between Los Angeles and San Francisco

When discussing the top food destinations of California, Los Angeles and San Francisco always seem to suck up all of the oxygen. But between the southern and northern hubs of

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5 Reasons to Visit Beijing’s Wangfujing Snack Street

If you travel to Beijing, you must visit Wangfujing Snack Street—here are five reasons why (including both fanciful ice cream options and scorpion on a stick).

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