Ay Mamacita! Vietnam’s First South American Food Stall

Mamacita's Vietnam

Photo by Alex Marrs By Aimee Millwood Oisin Barr speeds on a Honda Win motorbike, comes to a halt, parks, and begins setting up shop. Off comes his helmet and out come frying pans, flour, and containers of freshly made pico de gallo, Argentinean-style beef, and shredded cheese. He plugs in the portable gas tank, […]

Coffee Plantations, Spice Gardens and Farms: 8 Eco-Luxe Agritourism Stays

Coffee Plantations, Spice Gardens and Farms: 8 Eco-Luxe Agritourism Stays

By Ariana Chomitz Sip Darjeeling grown minutes from your breakfast table, brush the dirt from a garden snack, and feel the solar energy that powers your villa sink into your skin.  These tactile details are the simple luxuries that you might find when you skip a typical hotel experience and opt for a farm stay […]

Looking to Support Local? Here’s an Awesome Map of Indie Coffee Shops in Brooklyn

Map of indie coffee shops in brooklyn

A collaboration of the Social Computing Group and the MIT Media lab, You Are Here is a project to create a map of every city in which the creators have lived. The maps are an “aggregate of thousands of microstories, tracing the narratives of (their) collective experience.” The project aims to develop 100 different maps […]

I Dreamed of Sicily (in Photos)

sicily beach

From ancient Greek temples and Baroque churches to idyllic beaches and mountainous rural countryside, Sicily is a destination that begs to be discovered. Whether it’s a day spent at sea or chasing the dust that swirls around the statues and modern day verandas – getting lost in Sicily is all but too inviting. Photo by Andrew […]

Travel Inspiration: A Sacred Step in Anuradhapura (PHOTO)


The Ruwanwelisaya stupa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka is considered to be an architectural marvel. It is a sacred Buddhist site and one of eight places of veneration in Anuradhapura, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in 140 B.C. by King Dutugemunu and remains one of the world’s tallest monuments, standing at 338 feet (103 m) with a circumference of 950 ft (290 m).

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