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Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue

Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue February 10, 2012 | Food Lovers | Read More
These days “fondue” is used to describe any food dipped into a communal bowl of hot stuff – whether it be oil to cook meat, chocolate to dip strawberries, or the classic, cheese fondue. The national dish of Switzerland since the 1930s, fondue became increasingly popular after being...

Recipe: Traditional Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup)

Recipe: Traditional Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup) January 30, 2012 | Food Lovers, Travel Style | Read More
The incredible mix of sweet, tangy, and sour make Tom Kha Gai one seriously addicting soup. Along with the distinctive Thai flavor, tender chicken and creamy broth provide this perfect-for-cold-weather dish a hearty texture. Aside from a few specific items, most of the ingredients can be found at any...

Debt-Ridden Greece to Rent Out Priceless Landmarks for Cash

Debt-Ridden Greece to Rent Out Priceless Landmarks for Cash January 23, 2012 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
Just in time for wedding season, Greece is set to start renting out its most prized ancient sites. Yep, we may soon see the Acropolis as a backdrop for upcoming movie star nuptials or in an action scene in the next Arnold Schwarzenegger comeback flick (if we’re lucky). Things are so bad in the...

Pop-Up Restaurant in Times Square Looks Delicious

Pop-Up Restaurant in Times Square Looks Delicious January 23, 2012 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
As it grows in popularity, the ‘gourmet food truck’ continues to evolve. At least that’s what we think is going on with NYC’s new Snackbox restaurant. It’s street food without the truck. Instead of motoring from one spot to another on wheels, Snack Box is made out of an...

“Frozen Planet” Causes Boom in Arctic Tourism

“Frozen Planet” Causes Boom in Arctic Tourism January 17, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Travel News | Read More
We can understand why so many British people are heading to on polar expeditions on cruise ships. Have you seen how cute those polar bears are? Seems “polar cruises” have become a popular choice for Brits who enjoy the hit BBC show Frozen Planet. The show chronicles the extreme living conditions...

Hotel dedicated to Sourdough bread opening in Sweden

Hotel dedicated to Sourdough bread opening in Sweden January 17, 2012 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you are planning to visit Sweden in 2012 and are really into sourdough bread, you’re in luck. No, not in terms of being able to buy the amazing fermented, slightly sour grainy goodness at your leisure. Rather, a “hotel” in Sweden is offering something even better: a “room”...

Airport Food Gate-Delivery is Pretty Snazzy

Airport Food Gate-Delivery is Pretty Snazzy December 12, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you’re feeling too lazy to grab Chili’s to-go at the airport before you catch your flight, boy do we have the thing for you – gate side food delivery. At this point, you do have to fly out of Chicago O’Hare – or other participating airports such as MSP, ORD, and JFK...

Airplane Fueled by Cooking Oil Takes Off from Seattle

Airplane Fueled by Cooking Oil Takes Off from Seattle December 5, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
Time for the biofuels to hit the air! A couple of weeks ago, Alaska Airlines launched the second flight to run on a mix of biofuels and traditional jet fuel (a 20% to 80% mix, respectively). That may still be too much jet fuel, but they have to start somewhere. Brian Merchant of TreeHugger was on the...

Armenia Goes Green With Pilgrimage Site

Armenia Goes Green With Pilgrimage Site December 5, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
While companies in America seem to move as slow as molasses when it comes to installing solar panels, Armenia’s Echmiadzin Cathedral has decided to dive full speed ahead into environmental upgrades. This major historical site is about to get solar panels installed on the roof of its seminary building,...

Complimentary In-Flight Cocktail Finally Comes to Virgin Atlantic Coach

Complimentary In-Flight Cocktail Finally Comes to Virgin Atlantic Coach November 18, 2011 | Food Lovers | Read More
Here’s just another reason that Virgin Airlines rocks. While you normally have to use cash or a credit card to get any sort of harder-than-tomato-juice beverage in coach, Virgin Atlantic provides a choice of cocktails with meal services, even for the little peons. But until recently, that only...
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