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Minho “heart and soul” in Ponte de Lima, Portugal

The Lima valley, in Portugal's northern Minho region, with its ancient towns and Romanesque churches, takes a traveler on a meandering route from the...
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In Central Asia, sit down to dinner, Uzbek style

In Uzbekistan, my travel companions and I were welcomed to the table three times a day, and very often to a spread of Uzbek...

AT HOME IN PORTUGAL

Cookies and milk

In Porto, Portugal, a world of flavor from our pandemic kitchen

Over the past many months, as Tom and I have reminisced about our travels, rather than actually traveling, food memories—and food making—were a constant...
Taste Porto cooking class

Cooking Portuguese in a townhouse kitchen

From the moment we knocked on the townhouse door, we knew we were in for something special. Welcomed into the reception area-cum-shop, we had...

CULTURE

Rooftop chimneys, Casa Milà, Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona’s curvaceous Casa Milà turns 100

One hundred years ago this week, the doors of Casa Milà, one of Antoni Gaudí's most audacious works, opened on Passeig de Gràcia in...
Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden’s Rheingauer Weinwoche

"Wine--enjoyed in moderation--heals and comforts with its strength and warmth." These words from the 11th-century Benedictine nun Hildegard von Bingen ring true year-round in...
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