What is Russian Food…Anyway?

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Image Source Whenever I have a conversation about food, part of that conversation inadvertently involves culture, because food is the most defining aspect of the latter. Therefore, I am as passionate about learning new cultures as I am about food because it provides the most meaningful context for the dishes I savor and the flavors […]

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Travel Food Stories: Bali, Indonesia

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How I Started On the Path of Travel This is a special post, because it portrays my very first independent long-distance travel experience, which was a completely transformative one and got me hooked on travel for life. Bali for me was an otherworldly journey of mental alignment, hiking volcanoes, cultural exploration, and exciting cuisine. It all […]

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Joshua’s Cafe in Woodstock, NY

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  I’ve been frequenting the Catskills this summer for some serious hiking and Woodstock has always been in the back of my mind as a place to definitely stop by when I got the chance. Although I am completely neutral when it comes to the hippie culture, it seems almost rebellious not to, because it’s right […]

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Travel Food Stories: Peru – Food of Cusco and the Sacred Valley

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Welcome to the Andes During my recent trip to Peru, I got to visit three different parts of this beautiful country, with very different landscapes and ingredients. Cusco, situated at 11,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes was once the greatest capital of the Incan empire and now boasts beautiful influences of Spanish architecture, like the […]

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Travel Food Stories: The Cayman Islands

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The food of the Cayman Islands is as big of a melting pot as its current population, which is roughly 50% “natives” and 50% expats, consisting of people from all over the globe. It is any and all kinds of fusions of world cuisines, mixed in with Caribbean staples such as plantains, conch, seafood, and […]

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An Overture to My Travel Food Experiences

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You see those green parts of the world? That’s where I’ve been. I’d like to start out by showing you the parts of the world I have traveled to up to this point (my tender age of 26). This is simply to provide a point of reference and create context for why I am so […]

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