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Gastronomic Tourism: Where To Travel to Eat in 2023

a chef garnishing sushi on a ceramic plate
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People can choose to travel the world for completely different reasons. Some might go just to relax, others go for work, someone else travels to get an education or medical treatment, but there are those who go on a trip to eat delicious food! It is certainly very pleasant to get acquainted with the traditions of a country or region, tasting fragrant dishes and fine drinks. If you are planning to go on a gastronomic trip, you probably want to know which destinations to choose. Let’s see what’s relevant today.

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5 Temples That You Must Visit In Phuket, Thailand

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Wat Khao Rang

Thailand’s rich culture can be found in its small towns, as evidenced by its distinct blend of culture and religious sites in Phuket. This small town embodies Thailand’s diverse culture in splendor and beauty.

You can also find Chinese shrines, particularly in Phuket, due to the Chinese community that has migrated to Thailand over the centuries. In Phuket, there are as many Chinese shrines as there are Wats, so you’re bound to find a colorful and exciting temple close to whereever you go. Here are 5 temples you should add on your trip to Phuket. Continue reading 5 Temples That You Must Visit In Phuket, Thailand

Your Dolly Parton Guide to a Smoky Mountains Vacation

Dolly Parton Brick Mural

Singing, “Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Jolene…,” Dolly Parton pulls at our heartstrings with the tale of a married woman coping with jealousy over a red-haired rival. Self-made in a male-dominated industry, Parton used her first chunk of earnings from her musical career to invest in businesses that would ultimately boost her hometown’s economy. From her $1 million donation toward COVID-19 vaccine research to donations of over 100 million books to children through Imagination Library, her charitable reputation precedes her.

If you weren’t already a fan of Dolly Parton — world-renowned country music singer-songwriter, businesswoman, and philanthropist, you might be now! Though her positive impact echoes across the world today, her roots are humble. She grew up in a one-bedroom log cabin with 11 siblings in the isolated yet majestic Great Smoky Mountains of Eastern Tennessee. As poor as her family was, however, they lived with tremendous heart and soul – Dolly grew up immersed in musical instruments and the sound and feel of Appalachian folk music.

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El Salvador 2022: Five Best Spots to Visit

el salvador volcano

Magical Central America attracts many tourists with its beauty and wide variety of excursions. Of course, most people choose to visit Panama, Costa Rica or Honduras , but what if we dig deeper? Today we will talk about the wonderful country of El Salvador, which attracts experienced tourists and can be an interesting discovery for you. Continue reading El Salvador 2022: Five Best Spots to Visit

Let’s Go: The Vancouver Aquarium!

vancouver aquarium exterior shot photo by gail worley
All Photos By Gail

Have you visited the beautiful city of Vancouver, BC? It’s pretty sweet: friendly people, decent  weather, excellent restaurants and — if you love nature, especially — endless fun adventures. My recent Alaskan cruise ported out of Vancouver, so I was able to spend four days checking out this fantastic city,  including a fun-packed (and educational) afternoon at the very impressive Vancouver Aquarium. Let’s check it out! Continue reading Let’s Go: The Vancouver Aquarium!