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Where to eat in Brussels, Belgium

As is to be expected from a capital city, Brussels is teeming with excellent restaurants serving all kinds of cuisines. Belgian, Indian, Italian, Ethiopian, Asian… you name it. The price range varies as well, going from a cheap portion of fries in the street to fancy Michelin-rated restaurants. In order to make things easier for […]

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Where to Eat in Tulum, Mexico

A new hotspot along the Caribbean coast, Tulum is a must-do if you are going to visit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. In a short period of time, this small town transformed from a quiet hippie retreat that only a few people knew about into a bustling destination with a variety of restaurants, hotels and commercial activities […]

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Where to eat in Lima, Peru

Lima’s food scene is an eclectic fusion of cultures, mixing Andean ingredients with Asian influence from nineteenth century Chinese settlers. When you’re mapping out your Peru itinerary, plan to spend plenty of exploring the city’s gastronomical scene. Oh, and expect to gain a few pounds, or a tighter waistband, too. It’s worth it! The eclectic […]

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Inspiration Series : Going Nomad

Going Nomad – Should or shouldn’t I? As an aspiring nomad, I’ve come across quite a few individuals who discredit this lifestyle, and also say that it’s difficult and amounts to no good. To counter this thinking, and to provide inspiration to myself and other aspiring nomads, I’ve started this Going Nomad : Inspiration Series, […]

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Where to eat in Cartagena, Colombia

I know that when I travel, one of the allures is getting the chance to treat myself to some good eating. As tourism continues to grow in Colombia, it’s no surprise that Cartagena, the country’s prime vacation destination, is increasingly becoming a foodie destination. This is great since I live here and get to try […]

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Where to eat in Havana, Cuba

The foodie scene in Havana is changing rapidly. Since the 90s, private enterprise restaurants known as “paladares” have been growing and creating increasingly innovative dishes. These eateries can consist of a couple of seats in someone’s private home to large venues. These paladares are helping Cuban food regain its reputation for fine cuisine and ensuring […]

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50+ Popular Drinks you must try in cities Worldwide

Ever had this happen? Travelled on holiday to a new city and after a fun day sightseeing, dropped into that famous café or bar and got stumped looking at the bar drinks list. Yep, that’s happened to me. What should I drink? What drink is famous in this city? What’s on the list of top […]

Masskara Festival is held annually in October in Bacolod, Negros Island. Pic by Ceslou from Wikipedia CC BY-SA 4.0.

Global Mardi Gras Celebrations and Food

What is Mardi Gras? Or what is Fat Tuesday? The Roman pagan festivals of times long past were integrated into Christian traditions by the Roman Catholic Church and are now part of the festival that is called Mardi Gras. When is Mardi Gras? Or When is Fat Tuesday? Well, depending on the culture celebrating it, […]

Kayaking at Cala Blava in Mallorca - By Abby from TheWingedFork

Top Water Sports Destinations Around The World

Best Vacation spots for water sport activities It’s summer somewhere in the world right now! We’re lucky we live on a blue dot that has summer in some place no matter the time of the year; and there are always some nice holiday destinations that are perfect for water sports. My friends and I have […]

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Unusual things to do in Goa, India

OFF THE BEATEN PATH ATTRACTIONS IN GOAUsgalimal Rock CarvingsGalgibaga beachSan Jacinto IslandKerim BeachMorjim BeachCabo De Rama FortPalolem BeachSt. Augustine’s Tower Ruins Rita’s Gourment Cooking Class Butterfly Conservatory GoaKakolem BeachButterfly Beach POPULAR BEACHES AND DESTINATIONS IN GOACalangute BeachCotigao Wildlife SanctuaryCumbarjua CanalMapusa MarketNetravali Bubbling LakeArvalem CavesBaga BeachImmaculate Conception Church, PanjimPonda Street Market WHERE IS GOA?WHEN IS THE […]

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Christmas Dishes and Sweets from across the World

Traditional Christmas food and Christmas desserts for that special Christmas Eve Dinner or Lunch Gifts and stockings, and desserts and treats, and Santa and snow, and so much more. Wishes coming true and hope in the air. Love and laughter and everything good. Christmas is on it’s way. It’s almost time to prepare the Christmas […]

Crispy shells stuffed with various sweet ingrediants from many places around the island - Pic by Laura from The Travelling Stomach

50+ Best Street Food in Europe

Food makes the world go round. Doesn’t it? Okay, maybe my world and that of my fellow foodie friends. We’ve found that some of the best street foods in the world are European dishes. If you’re planning a trip to Europe, here are some amazing European street foods and local foods that you must try. […]

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What’s for dessert in your culture?

What’s for dessert in your culture? What’s for dessert? I love dessert! Don’t you? So I’ve asked a few friends of mine to list the best desserts in their cultures. So here we have it – yummy desserts, Italian desserts, simple desserts, quick easy desserts, chocolate desserts, tasty desserts, light desserts, french desserts, fun desserts, summer desserts. Everything from great […]

Top things to do in Rotorua, New Zealand - Alex from Discover Aotearoa

Top Things to do in Rotorua, New Zealand

Welcome to Rotovegas! There is so extensively much to do in Rotorua, that it more than deserves this nickname. Unlike its name-giver, though, there are no casinos and hardly anything artificial to be found. On the opposite, Rotorua is most famous for its natural wonders. Rotorua sits on the so-called volcanic zone. The earth crust […]

Murabba or Chunda - By Abby from TheWingedFork

East Indian Mango Chutney Recipe

Being brought up in India, we’ve grown up on lush sweet mango chutney every summer. Sometimes, although rarely, the traditional East Indian mango chutney lasts through the monsoon and into a bit of winter. It’s a version of the Gujarati murabba and chunda, but not exactly. Or the Russian and Eastern European varenye.  What is […]

Marine Drive in Mumbai, India - By Vikram Adani

Mumbai City Guide: Bombay, India City of Dreams

Bombay, the city of dreams, that’s where I live. My Bombay. Or should I say my Mumbai? Bombay from the Portuguese meaning ‘good bay’ or Mumbai from the Goddess ‘Mumba’. Of course we’ve had a lot of names over the centuries – Boon Bay, Bombain, Mombayn, Bombaym, Monbaym, Mombaym, Bombay, Mombaim, Bambaye, Bombeye, Bombaiim, and […]

"Ki tin pa come" - Aruba by Michele Peterson from A Taste for Travel

What’s for dinner in your culture?

What’s for dinner? What’s for dinner? A question as important as asking about breakfast. What’s for dinner tonight? Is there any dinner? What’s easy to cook for dinner tonight? What can we make for dinner? Supper? Wat eten we vanavond? Vad blir det till middag? You cooking up a feast there? Beth sydd i swper? Kin Khao? […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka

What are the reasons you must visit Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise island in the Indian Ocean that is littered with romantic hideaways, palm tree lined beaches and glistening blue-green waters. Here are just 10 of the top reasons why you should visit this beautiful island as soon as you can. Food […]

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What’s for breakfast in your culture?

What’s for breakfast in different cultures across the world? What’s for breakfast mom? What’s for breakfast darling? What’s for breakfast nan? What’s for breakfast at the cafe? What’s for breakfast honey? I’m hungry. What’s for breakfast? Is there any breakfast? Ever wondered what to have for breakfast? Some of these may be healthy breakfast food, and […]

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From Expats to Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers

I don’t know who mentioned it first—me or my wife—but on one of our many hikes in the mountains of Costa Rica’s Central Valley someone blurted, “we should hike the Appalachian Trail.” A year and a half later we found ourselves on the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia – the southern terminus of the […]

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Nahargarh Fort: Abode of Tigers

On my recent visit to Jaipur, Rajasthan I was lucky enough to visit Nahargarh Fort, originally named Sudharshangarh Fort. (Nope, not Nahargarh Palace; that’s just the name of many local hotels. Nahargarh Fort itself contains a number of palaces that we saw.) The name Nahargarh Fort directly translates to ‘Abode of Tigers’. Situated on the […]

Saint Nicholas Church, Turkey - By Pascale Van Craryveld from Slow Travel Guide

Amazing Churches Across the World

Ever wondered about the most amazing churches in the world? The ones that you have to visit at least once. Here’s a list of the most magnificent and amazing churches around the world from your favorite travel bloggers. Memorial Church of Moses church on Mount Nebo, Jordan By Lindsay of CarpeDiemOurWay Mount Nebo is known […]

Turtle Bay Hawaii – By Sarah from BordersandBucketlists

North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii : Things to see and do

The North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii has found its middle ground as a place that both tourists and locals love.  The one winding road along this part of the island can lead you to so many different experiences – if you know where to look. Where to Relax Pretend to Be a Local Being a […]

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Most beautiful churches in Europe

Churches, known as places of fellowship and amazing grace. Even if churches are no longer visited for their religious significance; they are still visited for their splendour and beauty, their majesty and magnificence. There are so many beautiful churches around the world that showcase amazing architecture and exquisite ornate work that are a simply must […]

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Cuevas Del Drach : A main attraction in Mallorca

Cuevas Del Drach or Caves of Drach or Dragon Caves Well, my sisters had made it to Mallorca and we were looking for something else to do. We’d already been kayaking, walked around Palma city for a while and visited the Cathedral, done a short hike up to Castell d’Alaro from restaurant Es Verger where […]

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Of bras and things – Travel Stories by women 

You’ve already read the blog about how I found it difficult to get back into a Kayak because my boobs kept getting in the way. But that’s not the only problem I’ve had with having big boobs. My country wants me to go braless Take for instance the fact that bras my size are not manufactured […]

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Inspiration Series : Fearless Goal Setting – Alison

The year I turned 33 is the year I started to live my life according to my values. Since that time I’ve made huge changes in my life, including quitting my job, moving overseas, starting a new family, and starting my own business as a Career Strategist and Career Coach. Right now we are preparing […]

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Bryant Park in Kodaikanal, India

When you’re looking for places to visit in Kodaikanal, Bryant Park shows up in the top 10. Bryant Park is a nature park in Kodaikanal hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu, South India that was set up in 1908 by H.D.Bryant. This famous park occupies over 20 acres in Palani Hills right opposite […]

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Inspiration Series : Becoming Bilingual – Jamie

Learning languages is fun, but learning a language in it’s home country is even better. Jamie from Crashed Culture talks about immersing herself in Spanish culture to learn the Spanish language while teaching English there.  Spanish Dreams Ever since I can remember, I’ve always had the wildest dreams of traveling the world, learning all these […]

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Easter Eggs, Bonnets & Chicken : East Indian Series

Easter! Spring and redemption and everything anew. New life in Jesus and new life on earth. A celebration of hope!  And sweets! Or eggs rather? Legend tells that quite like Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus, the Easter bunny called ‘Easter’ along with the spring bunny come with egg filled baskets to the homes of children. They […]

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My privy guide to the city of Edinburgh, Scotland

Do you hear the bagpipes play as you think of Scotland or it’s capital, Edinburgh? Does your imagination come alive with the Ceilidh (pronounced “Kay-lay”) dances? Fàilte gu Alba! Fàilte gu Dùn Èideann! Welcome to Scotland! Welcome to Edinburgh! This vibrant and lively city is steeped in culture and history, just like Glasgow. Read my friend […]

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How to build an igloo: Lessons in the Manali snow

I’ve dreamt of staying in a glass igloo in Kakslauttanen one day, and waking up to see the Northern Lights from the warm interiors of the igloo. I’ve also dreamt of being seated around a fire outside an igloo and traipsing through inches of snow in Iceland or Sweden to see the Aurora and capture it’s […]

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By a Baker’s Dozen : 13 things you must do in Graz, Austria

By a Baker’s Dozen – 13 things to do in Graz, Austria I loved my stay in beautiful Graz. It’s the second largest city in Austria, with a population that’s ten times that of another beautiful Austrian city, Feldkirch that my sis and I visited last October. It used to be a centre of commerce in the Middle […]

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Inspiration Series : Nomad with a camera – Deines

Having the odds against you should not stop you from living the life you want. Deines, a photographer and a marketing nomad tells us how she started life in Venzeula and beat the odds to become a freelance marketer and photographer.  My Life in Venzeula I’m Deines, I am from Venezuela and I guess that […]

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Where shall we go snorkelling?

Where shall we go snorkelling? Which are the best beaches in Mallorca for snorkeling? We’ve been living in Majorca for some time now and snorkeling and scuba diving come with the territory. On asking in and around Alcudia and Port de Pollenca area of Mallorca one name seemed to be echoed more than others; Cala […]

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10 Things to Know Before Visiting Honolulu, Hawaii

Aloha! Mahalo for visiting TheWingedFork. Today Leanne from Countries to Go has listed her deets of what you need to know before visiting the state capital of Hawaii – Honolulu in the mighty US of A 😉 Come with or without your keiki or ‘ohana, but you will find much ‘ono here. We welcome you […]

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Offbeat Occitanie towns in Aveyron and Lozère

Off the beaten path Christmas in Occitanie, France CHRISTMAS IN LOZÈRESaint Énimie     Quezac and Ispagnac SLOW TRAVEL AVEYRONEglisse Russe & Sylvanes Abbey    Château de MontaigutLe Village de Salmonac     Viaduct de Millau Yeah, like I’ve said in so many posts, France has so much to see, for the tourist that wants […]

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Inspiration Series : Solo Travelling Nomad – Melissa

Doing what you want and love isn’t something that should wait till later. Sometimes you just have to break free from the shackles or a routine existence and jump into that different life. And who knows? You just might find what you were meant to do. Today, Melissa from High Heels and a Backpack shares […]

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Nairobi: See David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

God’s resting place – Kenya As soon as the plane landed in Nairobi, I knew that I had made the right decision visiting that amazing country. Kenya or Kiinyaa, Kirinyaga and Kirenyaa means “God’s resting place” in Kamba, Kikuyu and Embu. And Nairobi is taken from the Masai phrase ‘Enkare Nairobi’ which means ‘place of […]

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Chocolicous Café Olé in Puducherry

 Zuka in Pondicherry If you’re ever in Pondicherry, two places that you absolutely have to visit are Zuka and Café Olé. Located almost side by side, they are havens for choco-crazed folk like me. Zuka is a store with a wide range of chocolate goodies to offer, from cakes to pastries to little miniatures. Although for […]

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Inspiration Series : Becoming a Freelancer, When This Was Almost Unheard Of – Cris

Sometimes the unexpected events of life and the closed doors are really there to bring you to your calling, or to be specific make you an accidental nomad. That’s literally what happened with Cris from LooknWalk. As part of the Inspiration Series for Nomads, we welcome Cris to the blog floor today to tell us her […]

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Bizarre or Weird? What was the most peculiar thing someone said to you while travelling?

Bizarre Beauty? Travel exposes you to the strangest things – apart from discovering wonderful cultural diversity, behavioral differences and contrary thought processes – one is also exposed to a range of novel and sometimes surprising situations. Take for example when I was in Cardiff a few years ago, and after ordering a Whiskey and Soda […]

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Majorcan Paella Mixtas: A lazy Sunday lunch with a traditional feast

A lunch invitation We’re renting James and Antonia’s place in Inca in Mallorca aka Majorca for a few weeks this summer. It’s lovely, the rustic and the modern merging into a beautiful new character. I love the feel of being so far away from the town of Inca, even though it’s just on the other side of the […]

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