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Traditional wedding: A Late Summer Wedding With Textural Touches in Illinois

Katie Hunckler and Jim Slater met on Bumble and had an instant connection. They got engaged in June 2020 on their rooftop, creating a romantic memory with twinkly lights and Bruce Springsteen's music. Their late-summer wedding at Shoreacres golf club featured outdoor festivities, unique textures,...

Grimm’s Fairy Tales in 18 languages around the world

The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, compiled and published a collection of fairy tales that have captivated audiences for centuries. Their tales are timeless classics, filled with magic, morality, and enchantment. From "Cinderella" to "Hansel and Gretel," these stories transport readers to...

Ho Chi Minh City inaugurates new food street

Ho Chi Minh City inaugurates new food street Nguyen Thuong Hien Food Street in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City was officially put into operation on Wednesday night, attracting a large number of both local and international visitors. City authorities had prepared for three months for the inauguration...

William Wordsworth was born in Cockermouth, Cumbria, England

William Wordsworth William Wordsworth was born in Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, on April 7, 1770. Wordsworth’s mother died when he was eight – this experience shapes much of his later work. Wordsworth attended Hawkshead Grammar School, where his love of poetry was firmly established and,...

6 American Wedding Traditions You Need to Know

6 American Wedding Traditions You Need to Know America is a large, diverse country, and there is no “normal” or “correct” way to have a wedding. Traditions vary based on the couples’ origins, religions, ethnicities, cultures, lifestyles, and preferences. You can find...

English Romantic poet John Keats was born on October 31, 1795

English Romantic poet John Keats was born on October 31, 1795 (1795 – 1821) English Romantic poet John Keats was born on October 31, 1795, in London. The oldest of four children, he lost both his parents at a young age. His father, a livery-stable keeper, died when Keats was eight; his mother...

Sterling Allen Brown was born in Washington, D.C., on May 1, 1901

Sterling A. Brown (1901 – 1989) Sterling Allen Brown was born in Washington, D.C., on May 1, 1901. He was educated at Dunbar High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He studied the work of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot, but was more...

Classic Thai Som Tam recipe for a thai green papaya salad

Classic Thai Som Tam recipe for a thai green papaya salad plus tips for jazzing up your Som Tam This classic Thai som tam recipe makes the popular Thai green papaya salad that you’ll eat on the streets of Thailand. The spicy salad originated in northeastern Thailand’s Isaan region, but now...

These Are 9 Traditions You Can Expect to See at a Military Wedding

These Are 9 Traditions You Can Expect to See at a Military Wedding From ceremony specifics to uniforms, here’s what sets military weddings apart. Exchanging wedding vows is a major life event rooted in varying traditions, and a military wedding is no different. In fact, if one or both...

A Music-Inspired Micro Wedding in Michigan

A Music-Inspired Micro Wedding in Michigan   Banessa Tong and Aaron Johnson II met at Central Michigan University in the School of Music. “She was a vocal performance major and I was a percussion performance major, so we had a lot of the same classes and lived in the same dorm hall...

Popular American Street Food

Popular American Street Food We all know American street food is responsible for the popular classics of burgers and the Italian influenced thick crust pizzas. However, as you will discover on our street food tours there’s far more to choose from. Many of which vary depending on which state...

20 Tasty American Street Foods and Where To Find Them

20 Tasty American Street Foods and Where To Find Them When people think about “street food,” countries such as Thailand, India, Turkey, Mexico, and Singapore may come to mind. But the United States also has its fair share of street food, typically in the form of food trucks, carts, and stands....

76 Best Street Food Dishes in Europe That Will Make You Drool

76 Best Street Food Dishes in Europe That Will Make You Drool A lot of countries in Europe are a dream destination for many because of the rich culture of the Old Continent, the numerous iconic historical sites, and the delicious local cuisines but street food is one underrated aspect of traveling...

10 most popularvietnamese street foods

10 most popularvietnamese street foods 10. Chicken Pho (Phở gà)   Phở gà is a traditional Vietnamese pho variety made with chicken. It can usually be ordered as bình thường (normal) with white breast meat, dark meat, fat, and skin, or gà nạc (lean chicken) with sliced breast meat....

The Top 10 Street Food Capitals Of Europe

The Top 10 Street Food Capitals Of Europe How do you choose your vacation destination? Based on beautiful monuments, grand landscapes or nice weather? What about food? Forget about snobby restaurants and expensive bills — Babbel will take you on a tour of the street food capitals of Europe....

20 of the Best European Street Food Destinations

20 of the Best European Street Food Destinations In cities across Europe, some of the continent’s most tasty and creative food is served from curbside carts, kiosks and market stalls.  San Jao Festival (Photo: CC BY-NC-ND “Associação de Turismo do Porto e Norte, AR) Europe might be home to...

Street food in Vietnam. 10 must-haves in Vietnam

Street food in Vietnam, 10 must-haves in Vietnam  An amalgamation of history and culture, philosophy and geography, street food in Vietnam is one of the healthiest, tastiest, and most distinct cuisines in the world. And the best part? You just need to take a few steps outside your hotel to...

American Weddings and Their Beautiful Traditions

American Weddings and Their Beautiful Traditions If you ever see movie weddings, it’s most likely following an American wedding tradition! American weddings have different types of styles depending on the location and state. But like every other culture, American weddings have their own unique...

Best Cultural Festivals in Africa for Intrepid Travellers

Best Cultural Festivals in Africa for Intrepid Travellers From giving thanks to warding off evil spirits or marking a rite of passage, festivals are a way to unite villages and communities throughout the world. Based on our long experience and travels here, we think the continent hosts some of the...

7 top african celebrations and festivals

7 top african celebrations and festivals Shares the 7 top African celebrations and festivals, spanning the continent from Kenya to Egypt, Zanzibar to Chad – pack your bags! There are some awesome festivals around the world and these look fantastic! With more than 3000 ethnic groups and some...

The world’s 50 best foods

The world’s 50 best foods 50. Buttered popcorn, United States   Taking a love of popcorn to a new level. Corn — the workhorse of the industrial world — is best when its sweet variety is fried up with lashings of butter till it bursts and then snarfed in greasy fistfuls while...

10 Best Rated. Vietnam dishes

10 Best Rated. Vietnam dishes 10.  Hue Breakfast Noodle Soup (Bún bò Huế)       Bún bò Huế is a staple Vietnamese soup that is traditionally consumed for breakfast, consisting of pork and beef bones broth, bun noodles, lemongrass, shrimp paste, lime juice, and a variety of herbs. The...

Food in Vietnam: top 10 must try Vietnamese dishes in Saigon

Food in Vietnam: Top 10 must try Vietnamese dishes in Saigon Food is at the heart of Vietnamese culture and Vietnamese food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world as it mixes together a range of flavors and tastes. While street eateries are everywhere, as the city becomes more affluent,...

Top 10 French foods – with recipes

Top 10 French foods – with recipes French food is known around the world for its finesse and flavor, but how can you recreate these tastes at home? Bring that certain je ne sais quoi to your home with these top 10 French foods – with recipes. French food relies on simple combinations of rich,...

Pastel De Nata Recipe (Portuguese Custard Tarts)

Pastel De Nata Recipe (Portuguese Custard Tarts) Today David shares one of my favorite Portuguese recipes ever — the famous pastel de nata recipe for Portuguese custard tarts! Whenever I’m in Portugal, I know I’m coming back a few pounds heavier. Aside from all of the delicious seafood...

Pho Vietnam – Everything You Need To Know

Pho Vietnam – Everything You Need To Know   Pho Vietnam, widely known as Vietnamese noodle soup, is a highlight of Vietnamese culinary. Pho is also considered as one of the most popular street food in almost all big cities of Vietnam such as Hanoi, Halong, Nam Dinh, and Ho Chi Minh City. Up...

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Gỏi Cuốn)/ Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Gỏi Cuốn) w/ Peanut Sauce   This traditional Vietnamese Spring Roll recipe (gỏi cuốn) is full of fresh veggies, herbs, soft slices of pork, and shrimp all brought together with a super flavorful hoisin and peanut dipping sauce. What are Vietnamese spring...

Singapore Chilli Crab

Singapore Chilli Crab Here’s arguably the most famous crab recipe in the world: Singapore Chilli Crab! For the ultimate experience, use live mud crab that you clean and cut yourself. Be prepared to get messy eating it (half the fun!) – and to be surprised at how quick it is to make! The best...

Marzipan – German culture

Marzipan – German culture Marzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract. It is often made into sweets. Common uses are chocolate-covered marzipan and small marzipan imitations of fruits and...

Canadian Poutine

Canadian Poutine his popular Quebec Canadian Poutine is a delicious dish made with extra-crispy fries, melted cheese curds, and beefy gravy.  The end result is pure magic and one everyone should try. I like to make it on a big baking sheet or in a big ovenproof bowl so I can warm the cheese curds...

Singapore Chicken Rice

Singapore Chicken Rice Singapore’s hawker centers were erected beginning in the 1970s in an effort to move affordable eats off the streets and into hygiene-regulated environments. Today, one can find a dizzying array of brilliantly crafted, affordable dishes of varying origin. Chicken rice,...

Seafood Paella Recipe

Seafood Paella Recipe There is no dish more famous than this Spanish seafood paella recipe. Read on to discover how to make the perfect paella for seafood lovers. It’s easier than you may think! When I talk to travelers visiting Spain for the first time, they always ask the same thing....

Buttered popcorn, United States

Buttered popcorn, United States Corn — the workhorse of the industrial world — is best when its sweet variety is fried up with lashings of butter till it bursts and then snarfed in greasy fistfuls while watching “Commando” late at night. Mouth-Watering Facts About . . . Popcorn...

Sushi in Japan

Sushi in Japan. Japanese healthy eating starts with sushi Sushi is probably the most recognizable Japanese food and has exploded in popularity around the world As a result of the global expansion of this iconic dish, many misconceptions about sushi have developed. For example, many people...

About the Pizza That Originated in Naples, Italy

  All About the Pizza That Originated in Naples, Italy Neapolitan pizza, or pizza Napoletana, is a type of pizza that originated in Naples, Italy. This style of pizza is prepared with simple and fresh ingredients: a basic dough, raw tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and olive oil....

Thai Massaman Chicken Curry

Thai Massaman Chicken Curry   The Spruce Eats / Ahlam Raffii Prep:15 mins Cook:50 mins Total:65 mins Servings:3 to 4 servings     Nutrition Facts (per serving) 663 Calories 41g Fat 40g Carbs 38g Protein  Show Full Nutrition Label Thai massaman curry is a rich, very flavorful yellow curry....

Why Mexico is the best destination for chocolate lovers

Why Mexico is the best destination for chocolate lovers Learn all about chocolate history, culture, craft – and, of course, where to taste authentic Mexican chocolate during your Riviera Maya vacation.     For a chocolate lover, there’s no better place to visit than Mexico’s...

Long Life Noodles – yi mein (伊面)

Long Life Noodles – yi mein (伊面)     Long Life Noodles (yī miàn, 伊面) or yi mein, symbolize longevity and can always be found on the banquet table at Chinese celebrations. Long noodles, long life, right? (We should make a t-shirt.) Actually, any type of long noodles symbolizes...

Bun Cha – 5 Best places to eat in Vietnam

Bun Cha – 5 Best places to eat in Vietnam A visit to Vietnam is not complete without eating bun cha – a lot of bun cha. Should you ever be lucky enough to be in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, there’s no escaping the smoky smell on every street corner. The tastiest and best places to eat...

The story of Vietnamese pho

The story of Vietnamese pho   To the casual visitor, the province of Nam Dinh flies under the radar. Situated in the Red River Delta, Nam Dinh is known for agricultural areas and beautiful churches. Tran Hung Dao, the 13th-century national hero who helped defeat invading Mongol hordes,...

Best Dishes in The World You Must Try Once In Your Life

Best Dishes in The World You Must Try Once In Your Life   A vital part of tourism is also looking out for memorable and unique eating and drinking experiences anywhere in the world. Often termed as food tourism, this pursuit is categorized under experiential travel. In present times, food stands...

6 Unusual Dishes You Need to Try in Cambodia

6 Unusual Dishes You Need to Try in Cambodia   A visit to Cambodia will reveal some weird and wonderful delicacies that will leave you either licking your lips for more or gagging, because in the Kingdom of Wonder almost anything goes. Here, we throw the spotlight on some of the more...

Top 10 Popular Cambodian Street Food You Want to Try

Top 10 Popular Cambodian Street Food You Want to Try Cambodian street food offers unique and surprising delicacies that are foreign for most visitors. The street food in Cambodia is not for the squeamish travelers. That said, Cambodian street food from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap offers an authentic...

The 15 best traditional food of Cambodia

Discover the most popular dishes of Cambodia including fish amok and beef lok lak as well as surprises like fried tarantula! Bet you’ve never heard of these dekicacies – unless of course, you’ve also visited the gorgeous Kingdom of Cambodia. We’ll be honest, we’d never...

8 Must-Try Dishes in Cambodia

8 Must-Try Dishes in Cambodia The flavors of Khmer cuisine are bold, rich, and surprisingly different from the well-known dishes of its neighbors. The food is heartier than typically delicate Vietnamese cuisine, and not nearly as sweet and spicy as Thai food, but Chinese and Indian influences are...

Cambodian Food: 10 Dishes You Need to Try

Cambodian Food: 10 Dishes You Need to Try Cambodian food might be lesser known than the world-renowned dishes of neighboring countries like Vietnam and Thailand. In some extents, Cambodian cuisine is similar in concepts to above countries. However, Khmer gastronomy is pretty distinct and...

8 Best Dishes in Cambodia

Cambodian cuisine is – and should be – a part of your overall experience when visiting the country. A typical Cambodian meal would normally consist of a soup, a salad, a main fish dish, vegetables and rice. A Cambodian dessert, normally based on fresh fruits and sticky rice, complement the...