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A Tale of Two Saigon Streets

Bui Vien St versus Dong Khoi St

A Tale of Two Saigon Streets

The travellers to Saigon are as contrasted as the city itself

Central Saigon is probably one of the most polarising places in Vietnam. In some parts of town you can find yourself a US$3 dorm bed while a few doors down there’s US$600 a night-hotel suite. Outside on the street, a glistening Rolls Royce Phantom glides... more »

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Southern Song Imperial Street

Southern Song Imperial Street

Walking around Southern Song Imperial Street (南宋御街) in Hangzhou is a kind of enjoyment. The street is termed “imperial” because it was the main street traveled by the emperor in the Southern Song Dynasty, from his palace to the ...more »

Best Places to Go and Eat in Lagos

Best Places to Go and Eat in Lagos

What’s not to love about Lagos, Nigeria? Great culture, great tourist opportunities, and best of all, great food. We know that in foreign countries it’s hard enough to get around without having to worry about where to eat, so we’re ...more »

Local specialties in shanghai

Local specialties in shanghai

Shanghai Gifts and Souvenirs Shanghai Textile and Embroidery Shanghai has long specialized in silk, textiles and embroidery. The different categories include traditional drawn thread work, machine embroidery, traditional Chinese ...more »

Yucatan's gastronomic heritage

Yucatan's gastronomic heritage

Yucatecan cuisine is recognized in Mexico and the world. It is largely a result of its former isolation from the rest of the country, and its constant interaction with Europe, Cuba and New Orleans via its ports. The exquisite Yucatecan ...more »

Ciudad de México: Cumbre gastronómica

Ciudad de México: Cumbre gastronómica

Este año, por primera vez el top 50 de los mejores restaurantes del mundo de S. Pellegrino incluyó tres lugares mexicanos: Pujol, Quintonil y Biko, todos ellos en la Ciudad de México. Esto, sin duda, pone a esta ciudad en los ojos del ...more »

10 Great Places to Eat in Abuja

10 Great Places to Eat in Abuja

  There are plenty of things to do in Abuja, Nigeria. With an impressive array of tourist activities, as well as a rich history for those fascinated in that subject, Abuja offers a lot to both backpackers and tourist alike. However, with ...more »

Mexico City at the Gastronomical Summit

Mexico City at the Gastronomical Summit

This year, S. Pellegrino’s list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants included, for the first time, three Mexican places: Pujol, Quintonil and Biko, all of them situated in Mexico City. Though long known among locals as a gastronomical ...more »

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao chicken,  also transcribed  as Gong Bao or Kung Po, is a spicy stir-fry  dish made with chicken, peanuts, vegetables, and peppers. The classic dish originated in the Sichuan Province  of south-western China and includes ...more »

Shanghai Old Street

Shanghai Old Street

Shanghai Old Street is an old business street that has a combination of tourist attractions, shops, entertainment and cultural exhibits. It owes its special social attractions and rich commercial background to the fact that the earliest ...more »

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Food and Drink Articles

After the weather, food and drink are probably the hottest topic you'll discus once you're back from your holiday. As one of the most accessible ways to sample a country's culture, eating and drinking is not only a pleasure but a requirement of any well-rounded holiday (yes, we did just say that!) While most places around the globe serve international cuisine it's the local grub that usually gets people talking.

Again, our dedicated travel writers have done the hard graft for you, writing up their experiences and offering their hints and tips on how to indulge the taste buds when you next choose to explore. From nouvelle cuisine and Michelin starred dining, to budget burgers and street food delicacies we've scoured the globe for the hottest treats. Add to that our guide to beer, top ten cocktails and low down on the finest glass of red and holiday indulgence is only a click away. Cheers!

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