Travel Food Stories

Lyon, France: Gastronomic Capital of the World?

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“We are the Gastronomic capital of the world you know” – I was proudly informed by my new colleagues when I arrived to start a new teaching placement in Lyon, France’s second city which sits in the Eastern corner of the country. I had to admit…

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How German Is German Food?

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How German is German food actually? It is traditionally very international. Let’s start with the world famous currywurst, (chopped fried sausage in a curry sauce) it’s one of Germany’s food stars. We have even a currywurst museum in Berlin where the first currywurst was served…

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Tapas in Spain

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Spanish tapas are, without a doubt, the tastier treasure of Iberian cuisine. Tapas have become recently quite well known worldwide, although they are a very traditional and characteristic element of the ancient Spanish cuisine. They are not so much a specific kind of food itself, as…

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Travelers Dish: Best Foods Eaten While Traveling Abroad

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Without a doubt, one of my favorite things about traveling is eating all kinds of delicious foods! I had a hunch that other travelers may feel the same way, so I posed the question to our “likers” on Facebook: “My favorite meal I’ve ever had…

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Italy’s Slow Food Invasion

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For almost 25 years now, a movement has been invading Italy, and is now spreading to the rest of the world, with its battle cry being, “quality, freshness, tastiness and sustainability.” It is The Slow Food Movement. Founded in a small town in the north…

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Celebrate National Sandwich Day with an Internationally Inspired Lunch!

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Today is National Sandwich Day, which coincides, with the birthday of 18th century English noble, John Montagu, who was the fourth Earl of Sandwich. Today’s popular lunch choice got its name as a result of a 24-hour gambling event, during which Montagu instructed his servants…

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Discover the Art of Gelato in Italy, Just Don’t Call it Ice Cream!

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On one of my first international travel experiences, I devoured at every opportunity tasted gelato for the first time. When our tour arrived in Nice, France, the Tour Director told us that from here on out we would be embarking on a culinary discovery of…

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