Articles Tagged ‘Amsterdam’

Amsterdam: What is Really Legal?

Amsterdam: What is Really Legal? June 16, 2009 | Amsterdam | Read More
If you play a little word association game for “Amsterdam”, the first things many people think of are prostitutes and pot.  Despite Amsterdam’s reputation as a city where anything goes, few people have a full understanding of what is actually legal and illegal. Prostitution is legal; it became...

Foodies in Paradise: Meat Lovers Unite!

Foodies in Paradise: Meat Lovers Unite! May 11, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
I’m all for vegetables and non-animal food; after moving to Northern California and reading Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and the new James Beard award winner In Defense of Food, it’s hard not to be a vegetarian most of the time. But sometimes all you need is a big slab...

Going Green: From Victory Gardens to Fancy Restaurants

Going Green: From Victory Gardens to Fancy Restaurants April 20, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Food Lovers | Read More
The Obamas are growing a vegetable garden on the White House lawn – something that has not been done since Eleanor Roosevelt’s Victory Garden during World War II. Apparently Alice Waters, long devoted to promoting sustainable agriculture, and the owner of the well-known restaurant Chez Panisse...

It’s All in a Name: 5 Provocative Places to Visit on Your Next Vacation

It’s All in a Name: 5 Provocative Places to Visit on Your Next Vacation December 29, 2008 | Around the Web, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
Disclaimer: The following names of restaurants, parks and other points of interest may be laughably lewd or inappropriate.  But they are also real establishments and locations.  If this kind of thing offends your ears, please don’t read any further. Cabbages and Condoms, Bangkok For vacation...