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There are numerous tools and techniques employed while exploring a new city…maps, tour guides, travel booklets — all of them are helpful. However, I...
Tomorrow is Independence Day in the United States, and cities and towns across the country are planning fireworks displays. Many of these public...
(picture via guardian.co.uk ) Try to imagine an outdoor market with 10,000 individual shops covering an area the size of 26 football fields, with...
Across the highway from the JJ Market is a vast food market — not a super market at all because there’s no detergents, paper towels, light bulbs, and...
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11yDgw1KJt0&feature=player_embedded] Today’s blog entry is from Guest Writer Jeff Dahlberg, formerly...
When we were in Bangkok four years ago we had dinner at the traditional Thai restaurant at the Shangri-la Hotel, where we were staying. This time we...
Yesterday, Good Morning America reported on a new study about the Mediterranean Diet, which it (rightfully!) referred to as “the Holy Grail of diets...
What to do with a 12-hour layover at Heathrow? We were en route to Bangkok for an Oldways Symposium, and rather than face duty free and airport food...
As a busy, working person, healthy lunches present a serious challenge. Sure, dinner and breakfast are hard, too – but at least I have the contents...
Yesterday, as a Father’s Day treat, I made my step-dad a feast fit for a king (or for any dad who thinks he’s a king). I found this recipe from...
TGIFF (Thank God it’s Fresh Friday!) Salads are an excellent way to use the bounty of fresh produce that surrounds us this time of year. They are...
Last week, Sara T (Project and Events Manager, Dorchester Connoisseur and Resident), Erika (Executive and Program Assistant, Lover of Soups) and...

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