Category Archives: Food and Drink

5 Other Cultural “WOWs”

5. Indian food—the huge variety of vegetarian food and many types of bread (naan) and the presence of all-vegetarian restaurants and hotels 4. Indian women’s colorful clothing and styles 3. Andean women’s colorful clothing and styles 2. Pisco Sours (the official drink of Chile … Continue reading

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Indian Cooking

For my second night in India I arranged a home-cooked meal evening with a local family. In addition to enjoying a wonderful authentic meal, I learned how to cook it and how to wear a sari, and received a henna … Continue reading

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Russian Tea Culture

Tea has been popular in Russia since it initially came from China by camel caravan in the 17th century. This tea arrived smokey in taste and scent from nightly campfires along the way. Nowadays, the tea preferred in Russia is … Continue reading

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