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Moving slow… all the way to Vienna

Terroir and the slow movement are taking the world by storm and changing the pace of our cultures. Both concepts bring in the idea of slowing down the pace, enjoying our time and relishing in the specificity of place. The slow movement began taking hold most recently in Italy in the early 1990s but the […]



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The Strange Adoption in Circassian Cuisine and Etiquette

Circassians are among the oldest indigenous people from the northwestern Caucasus Mountain region (Natho, Nadir I). There is evidence that leads many scholars to believe that the first sign of man in the Caucasus Mountains dates back to the fourth and third millennium BC (Natho, Nadir I). The Circassians call themselves Adyghe, which is also the […]



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Mexican Cuisine Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

The epitome of misconception and ignorance with Mexican culture lies within the preconceived ideas of what Mexican cuisine truly is. America provides us with chains like Taco Bell to give us a taste of what this culture can provide. But is Mexican food really tacos, burritos, and enchiladas? I’m here to tell you that is […]



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The Jilin province. This province is one of three in the northeast region of china. Jilin sits atop 72,400 square miles of land and has a population of 27 million people. 3.2 of those 27 million happen to live in the capital city of Changchun. The ethnic composition of Jilin consists of 91% Han, 4% […]



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Jiangxi Province Tour

Within each province of China there is a wide array of geographical landscapes to view, but there is also much more to find. Among each of these regions is a unique society, filled with varying cultures, languages, customs, foods, architecture, and lifestyles. There is an incredible amount to see and do in China, and to […]



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