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SURINAME – FEW PEOPLE, MANY LANGUAGES

The country of Suriname has less than half a million people, but still it has more than 10 languages! Having that many languages, although linguistically rich, is of course a bit [...]

CULINARY TRAVEL BOOMING

Culinary travel is gaining in popularity. Many travelers find taking cooking classes not only an interesting way of exploring the destination, but also an excellent opportunity to enhance one’s skills in ethnic cuisine, a way of staying active during the trip, and a way to meet people with similar [...]

WANNA SPICE UP YOUR COOKING?

If you like cooking, and have an interest in both foreign cuisine and traveling, you should seriously consider cooking classes abroad. [...]

PUEBLA, MEXICO – HOME OF MOLE POBLANO

Located 60 miles southeast of Mexico City, Puebla is considered by many to be the gastronomic capital of Mexico and it is home of the famous Mexican sauce, Mole Poblano. Cindy Price of The New York Times, visited Puebla not only to enjoy some Mole Poblano, but also to learn how to make it. [...]

DREAM VACATION FOR A CAFFEINISTA

Coffee growers in Colombia has opened up their doors to travelers who are given the opportunity to stay at coffee farms to experience rural living and learn how coffee is produced. [...]

CHAD CELEBRATES ITS INDEPENDENCE

Chad became independent from France on this day 46 years ago. It is a huge landlocked country in the middle of Africa. It is slightly more than three times the size of California or approximately the size of France, Spain, and Italy combined. Chad has a population of 10 million. [...]

THE ART OF ENERGY

Here are a couple of thought provoking new concepts for energy solutions: Energy Art, and Energy [...]

FAIRTRADE & CHOCOLATE BAR SAVES MAYAN COMMUNITY

Today’s Observer has an interesting article about how a chocolate bar saved a Mayan community from destruction. [...]

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE, LITHUANIA!

We are happy to join Lithuania in celebrating its independence. This day is especially sweet for all Lithuanians since on this day 26 years ago it re-declared its independent of the Soviet Union after having had to endure 50 years of Soviet [...]

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, GHANA

Ghana is celebrating its independence today. On March 29th it will be possible to experience a total eclipse of the sun in [...]