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A Foodie’s Dream Come True in Hanoi

Nowadays travel is more and more becoming about the food experience. People are willing to walk, drive, and fly for a strange dish or a unique dessert.  So if you’re a dedicated foodie and traveler — the next place for you to go on a journey to Hanoi. The capital of Vietnam is known as one of the greatest cities…

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5 Tips for How to Eat Like a Local While Traveling

Many travelers are looking to have an immersive and authentic trip and experience life like a local. So, what better way than by eating the local foods? Instead of heading to big chains or restaurants that tourists flock to, get the real experience. Eat like a local and discover the local culture through food. Read on to find Visit.org’s 5…

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5 Meaningful Travel Experiences for Wine and Beer Lovers

Discover the world through sustainable wine and beer experiences. Through these Visit.org social impact activities, travelers can taste amazing spirits in a beautiful setting, all while learning about a new culture and benefiting the local community. Plan your impactful world wine and beer tour today! 1. Enjoy a Wine Tasting Exhibition to Support People with Special Needs Tulip Winery in Kfar Tikva,…

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Environment, Food, Responsible tourism

Organic Farming: Care for Land, Care for People, & Sharing the Excess

Please help our partner org Rio Muchacho Organic Farm in Ecuador! They are a leader in environmentally and sustainable farming practices dedicated to teaching people how to better care for our earth. Unfortunately the devastating 2016 earthquake has destroyed much of the farm and the surrounding community. You can read more about what they do in the following Q&A, and…

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The World’s Most Successful Bake Sale

As eagerly as children wait for the Easter bunny, both adults and children alike at the end of the Lenten season. What makes Girl Scout cookies so special—it is, essentially, a glorified bake sale. Normally when you pass by at your local grocery store or school, you may half-heartedly buy a chocolate chip cookie out of pity for a local…

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Environment, Food

Following in France’s Footsteps: A Sustainable Food Future

The French recently set an awesome example for the world: they banned large supermarkets from wasting unsold food. Yes, that’s right. You’d think a law as blatantly sensible as that would be commonplace by now. But no, France just became the first country to enact it this past December. BOOM. Organizations like Disco Soupe in France are already coming up…

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A local’s guide to Singapore

Located in the Southeast of Asia, Singapore is one of the most visited countries in the world. At the same time, it is one of the smallest countries as well. Although you need only spend less than one hour to drive a car travelling from the east to the west, you’ll find that you can have so much fun here…

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5 Reasons to Visit Ireland

#1 Nature Think “50 shades of green”… Ireland has beautiful natural sceneries and you can find all sort of activities and fun things to do, from whales sightings on a boat in West Cork to challenging hiking tracks in the Wicklow mountains. The legacy of the ice age combined with a mild climate got Ireland the well deserved nickname of…

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8 Authentic Culinary Adventures from Around the World to Eat Like a Local

Food can be a window into different cultures. You can wander the streets of a foreign city, stroll through museum galleries, or shop at a bazaar but unless you dine at a table in a local eatery, the experience remains incomplete. Exploring a country’s culinary heritage can reveal an impressive cultural diversity and open up a window into the values…

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