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Gathering Around The Table - Food & Culture in Egypt

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One thing almost every destination in the world shares is an association of food and place. A sudden whiff of epazote or cumin instantly transports me to Mexico and all the memories that go with it. The food of a given country often tells something of the country's history, from ancient trade routes to colonization give and take.  The foo...
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Shared Adventures in Slovenia: Trip Review

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 When two separate parties called us to do a lengthy combination of our two main Balkans destinations, Slovenia and Croatia , I suggested they join forces and travel as one group in order to lower costs and share the fun. They were all so good-hearted and fun spirited, I knew they would have a good time traveling together. And t...
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The Music of Water | Croatia's Sea Organ

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It seems everywhere I turned during my recent trip to the Slovenia , Croatia and Montenegro, moving water was my soundtrack.The emerald green Soča River of Slovenia arises in the Julian Alps, carving spectacular canyons through limestone karst. The beautiful Ljubljana River, after traveling through underground limestone caverns, floo...
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Eating (and sipping) my way through the Balkans

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Full disclosure: I am a wine nut. My recent trip to Slovenia , Croatia and Montenegro combined delicious vino with truly world-class cuisine, and  I found myself in heaven. The Balkans has a wine history dating back thousands of years, however, modern times, two World Wars, as well as a civil war which tore apart Yugoslavia...
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10 Things Not to Miss in Croatia

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Travel to Croatia is stunningly beautiful and richly rewarding. Time-worn cobblestone alleyways wind their way among red-roofed villages sitting precipitously on limestone peninsulas that drop straight into turquoise seas. Here are 10 things not to miss in Croatia:  Ready to discover the cuisine, culture and adventures that Croatia offers? See...
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