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Street Food Festival Basel 2015

Celebrating street food in Basel, Switzerland

With October comes what travel planners call the shoulder season, a concept that applies equally to food-oriented festivals. Soon we'll have the late-autumn fairs,...
A fine dish of plov, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Plov—Uzbekistan’s legendary national dish

I grew up in the “rice belt” of Southeast Texas, so rice is one of my nostalgia foods. Pilaf, pilau, biryani all got my...

CULTURE

Cammino di San Benedetto

Along Italy’s Cammino di San Benedetto

31 October 2016. The earthquakes of October destroyed the Basilica of Saint Benedict in Norcia and have restricted access to the northernmost stretches of...
alphorn

Alphorns at 2,200 meters–A Swiss summer tradition

Several years ago, on a weekend excursion to the mountains near Lucerne, my husband and I met a troupe of alphorn players from Canton...

PLACES

Six foodie things to do in Frankfurt, Germany

This throbbing metropolis on the Main is known more for its temples of glass and steel, and as a financial center, than for its...
food market

Travel Photo Roulette #107: Food markets!

Welcome to Travel Photo Roulette, a weekly contest for bloggers to show off their photography, and compete for the chance to host the next...
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