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Re: Luxembourg, Old City

DrFumblefinger ·
That does look like rhubarb, doesn't it? It was sitting right beside the ham and mushroom quiche. But rhubarb sounds appealing right now.....
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Re: Have your World Heritage and eat it, too!

GarryRF ·
Similar to the status of Champagne. I've tasted some excellent California Champagne. But to be sold here in Europe it has to be from that designated region of France. Same with Palma Ham.
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Re: Discovering Balkans: The true spirit of Belgrade

GokyB ·
Thanks, Rob! Yeah, pljeskavica is a great dish, one of my favorite grilled stuff. There's also "punjena pljeskavica" (stuffed with cheese, ham and mushrooms) and "gurmanska pljeskavica" (stuffed with cheese, bacon and a bit more spicy). Both are great too, I highly recommend them.
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Re: The 5 Miami Croquetas You Must Try

Katy ·
Originally Posted by MsK: Is there filling inside? What are they made of? I've never had one. Yes, they could be filled with many things. Usually they are filled with ham, chicken or potato. You should try one. They are delicious!
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Jestine's Kitchen, Charleston

DrFumblefinger ·
  In the past decade or so, Charleston has emerged as a food/foodie travel destination.  On an extended weekend visit to Charleston, we enjoyed superb food every single meal.  Most everything is fried and a little "heavier" than we're...
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A summer trip to Valencia, Spain

Andre Pur ·
Last Summer, in 2014, I went on an internship program in Valencia, Spain. My internship took place in a nice hotel near the center of the town and lasted 3 months.  While I was there I could visit and enjoy many touristic points while also...
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Hmmmmm....Dessert anyone?

DrFumblefinger ·
    I'm quick to confess -- I've a weakness for dessert, especially of the oven-baked or gelato kind.  It's nothing new, an affliction I've had for as long as I can remember, making me very sympathetic to the, "Let's eat dessert first"...
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Silk Road becomes the Silk Railway

PHeymont ·
There's a new long-distance champ for rail routes: an 8,077-mile run from Yiwu, China to Madrid, Spain. The first trip took 3 weeks, but that may improve as time goes on. The route will be run twice a month for now, connecting the biggest...
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Strasbourg: Self-service tour of Alsatian food

PHeymont ·
PHeymont tries something new: A self-service gourmet food tour, organized by the Strasbourg Office de Tourisme.
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Food Tours of Sicily: Catania

PHeymont ·
PHeymont goes on another food tour, this one in Catania, Sicily, exploring the regional differences among Sicilian cities.
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A Marvelous Food Tour in Krakow!

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoyed a wonderful food tour in the beautiful and historic Polish city of Krakow. He shares details and photos of this experience.
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Lisbon: Taking the Tourist Bus

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L turns an early arrival in a new city into an opportunity for an orientation tour on the hop on hop off bus
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Why London Should be on your Bucket List this 2020

Simone F (Guest) ·
Need some reasons to visit London? How about a walk in the park? A Harry Potter tour? Shopping (sponsored content)
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Carnival for Kids, Catania

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger's visit to Sicily coincided with the celebration of Carnival. This group of children were into the celebration in a major way!
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Nov. 9, 2019: Looking up in London

PHeymont ·
A brief encounter at an Underground station leads to some interesting work by sculptor Allan Sly.
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Chutzpah! Domino Pizza's Italy plans

PHeymont ·
America's fast-food pizza chain has big plans to invade the home of pizza.
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Date Ideas for You and Your Partner

Trinette R ( (Guest) ·
Some suggestions for interesting activities on date night (sponsored content)
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Perspectives on East Africa: 1) Serengeti National Park. “The place where the land moves on forever”

DrFumblefinger ·
(Lioness, Serengeti National Park) It takes a l-o-o-o-ong time to fly from the western USA to Tanzania, at the limits of my travel endurance really.  But I’m about to head out on one of my greatest adventures, a week’s wilderness...
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Ethiopia Musings: 4)The Food

Lestertheinvestor ·
  The food is quite unique and tends to be inexpensive.  Something I noticed immediately, especially as a vegetarian, is the large number of Italian food selections on most menus. Mind you, I am given English printed menus, so who knows what...
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Walking and Eating in Berlin's Mitte

PHeymont ·
On our last few trips, we've gotten in the habit of looking around for good eating/walking tours, which allow us to sample a variety of local foods along with some sights, and some well-prepared information about the foods, their history and their...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, July 12, 2015: Barcelona

Non Stop Destination ·
    I’ve been to Barcelona a couple of times in the past, and it never really made a great impression on me.  Until now. I visited the Spanish city a few weeks ago and, for the first time, I felt like I properly got to know...
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Domino's thinks it can sell Italy on American pizza

PHeymont ·
In a move that some have compared with "trying to sell ice to the Eskimos," Domino's, the American pizza chain, hopes to become all the rage in Italy.   Starting with one store in Milan, opened earlier this month, the Italian franchisee,...
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April 29, 2018: Peg's Glorified Ham n Eggs

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares a breakfast gem that he thinks is worth your time and patronage.
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Walking Through Seville and the Centuries

PHeymont ·
Seville, the largest city of southern Spain’s Andalucia region, is as full of contrasts as you might imagine of a city that was important in the Roman era, was ruled by the Moors for centuries, and then became not only the seat of Spanish...
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Columbia Restaurant, Clearwater Beach, Florida

DrFumblefinger ·
The best dining experience we had during our recent trip to Florida was at Columbia Restaurant.  There are several of these Cuban themed restaurants around the Tampa Bay area, but we ate at the one in Clearwater Beach (Sand Key).  (Interior...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Dec. 29, 2013: Porto's Sandwich Obsession

PHeymont ·
 Last summer, in Porto, Portugal we met a formidable sandwich and survived. But it took two of us to eat each of the ones we tried. All were good, and each was a little different. Our favorite recommended by our apartment host, was at Cafe...
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In and Around Madrid's Plaza Mayor

PHeymont ·
The Plaza Mayor is the largest open space (other than parks) in Central Madrid. It's a major tourist attraction, a place for cafes and shops that range from traditional to chic and has served for hundreds of years as a place for public gatherings,...
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The 5 Miami Croquetas You Must Try

Katy ·
I don't know about you but growing up in Miami croquetas were a part of their own food group. You have your veggies, your fruit, your meat and, of course, your croquetas. With that being said I pretty much try croquetas everywhere I go. If they are on...
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Wednesday Market, Saint-Remy-de-Provence

PHeymont ·
There are markets every day in Provence, with each town setting aside a day or two a week. Some are just food and necessities; others have large crafts areas and some markets are good sources of inexpensive clothing as well as designer clothing. One...
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5 Delicious Brunch Spots In Coral Gables

Katy ·
    Who doesn't love brunch? There are tons of places you could check out for brunch but I wanted to bring you the best from Coral Gables because lately Downtown Gables has been booming with great new spots to try. Brunch on my friends!...
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Learning the Art of Italian Cooking in Emilia Romagna

Melissa Douglas ·
Every visitor to Italy talks about the wonderful regional food. Melissa Douglas took it a step further with a master cooking lesson shared here.
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Nov. 26, 2016: A Pig in London

PHeymont ·
Waiting like a dog whose master might be eating inside, this gorgeous specimen advertises the Iberian ham to be had inside.
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Walking through New Orleans...nibbling

PHeymont ·
Visiting the variety of New Orleans food on a walk through the French Quarter.
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PortMoresby in England

PortMoresby ·
Along the Thames Path November 26, 2016: Hampton Court Palace to Ham House December 3, 2016: Ham House & Garden December 10, 2016: Richmond to Kew December 17, 2016: Kew Palace December 24, 2016: Kew Gardens William Morris, Oxford and the Cotswolds...and London December 31, 2016: William Morris at Home, Red House January 7, 2017: A Day in Oxford January 14, 2017: William Morris at Home, Kelmscott Manor January 21, 2017: An English Garden Gallery, Hidcote January 28, 2017: An English...
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January 9, 2017: Cafe Granja Viader, Barcelona

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares a lunch-time visit to a grand old cafe in Barcelona.
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England's Thames Path: Kew Palace

PortMoresby ·
On the final day of this walk along the River Thames, PortMoresby pays a visit to Kew Palace, one of a number of fascinating attractions located within the Royal Botanic Gardens, just outside central London.
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Vending machines: Not just for candy and soda anymore!

PHeymont ·
Vending machines are now selling meat, bread and other dishes to cook or eat in several European cities.
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England's Thames Path, Hampton Court Palace to Ham House

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby returns to London and the River Thames, walking along the 184 mile national path that follows one of world’s most famous waterways, from rural idyll, through dynamic London and beyond.
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England's Thames Path: Ham House & Garden

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby's walk along the Thames Path continues with a visit to one of the "most complete survivals of 17th century fashion and power."
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La Boqueria Market. 3) Meats and Seafood

DrFumblefinger ·
Our final visit to Barcelona's fabulous La Boqueria market focuses on the meats and seafood so popular with Spaniards.
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Visiting Bologna's churches on Easter Sunday

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visited two of Bologna's cathedrals on Easter morning.
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Visiting some of Bologna's Museums

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes on a tour of two of Bologna's wonderful museums
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Santa Caterina Market, Barcelona

DrFumblefinger ·
Not as touristed or busy as the La Boqueria market, Santa Caterina is a great place to watch Spanish people go about their shopping and eating.
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France tops Italy in pizza eating? Oh, my!

PHeymont ·
A startling study places France above Italy in per-capita pizza eating, with burgers rising, too. The study adds some more and suggests some reasons.
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Get away with the ham? Fat chance!

PHeymont ·
A trail of fat betrays thieves who broke into a bar and stole the cash, the TV and seven legs of Iberico ham...
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Bolzano's diverse daily market

PHeymont ·
Bolzano's daily market has a long tradition, a location at the center of town, and food that reflects its two heritages, Austrian and Italian.
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A long weekend in historic Charlottesville

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares a trip that takes in not only the town itself, but the nearby home of Thomas Jefferson.
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A Food Tour in Milan

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger loves food and enjoys food tours as a way of getting to know the food culture of a destination. This tour in Milan didn't disappoint.
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Re: Silk Road becomes the Silk Railway

DrFumblefinger ·
Originally Posted by PortMoresby: As a huge fan of all sorts of surface travel, you had me going there for a moment. Until I realized I'd have to wear my chorizo disguise to get a ride on this train. You could always disguise yourself as a ham or a can of olive oil. As I recall, there was a famous character on the Popeye cartoon who liked to disguise herself as Olive Oyle.
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Re: Silk Road becomes the Silk Railway

PortMoresby ·
Originally Posted by DrFumblefinger: You could always disguise yourself as a ham... That would definitely make the most sense, actually requiring no disguise.
 
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