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By Aimee Millwood
For all of you foodies with wanderlust, Try the World offers you the opportunity to sample gourmet tastes from around the globe, without a passport requirement or even a plane ticket.
Try the World is a food-of-the-month club that delivers its subscribers handpicked samplers of treats from international artisans as well as a bite of culture and daily life from cities like Paris, Tokyo, Rio, Rome…the list goes on. Founded by Columbia University students who shared a love for travel and discovering new cultures, Try the World reflects their creators’ belief that trying local cuisine offers more than a taste of the food, but a look into the culture and daily life of the residents as well.
Each box reflects this philosophy, featuring products sourced by small-batch makers who create with care. So what exactly will you find in your box? Items such as natural Parisian jams by Alain Milliat paired with music and movie recommendations or authentic origami paper and haikus served up with Japanese milk caramels and teas among many other cool cultural products.
For $45 per box, North Americans can join Try the World’s culinary delivery service and enjoy a taste of many of the finest gourmet products from cities around the globe from the comfort of their kitchen. Jump on board and get ready for a culinary adventure filled with fine international fare.
ABOUT THE WRITER
Aimee Millwood is a writer with wanderlust who currently lives in Hanoi, Vietnam. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she received her BA in Literature with an emphasis in creative writing. She believes everyone has a story to tell and is interested in the use of personal narrative to give voice to people whose stories are not always heard. She credits growing up in both Hawaii and Georgia with her constant desire to explore the concept of home and how places shape who we become. Although she has spent the past two years traveling in South America, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia, she believes a physical trip is not the only means of travel – at times, just the wind on your face during a long drive or the scent