Watching sports on TV is a great American pastime, but there are some events that are best experienced in the flesh, where you can really feel the energy of the crowd and get a close view of the action. Here are 12 sporting events from around the world that you could watch at home, but that are best experienced live.
Exploring the world through cheese is a great way to get to know local cuisine and culture. Cheese, like wine, is indelibly caught up in the terroir of the place where it was made. Cheese can be made of any type of milk – goat, cow, or water buffalo, to name a few – and what the animal eats, where it goes, and how it’s handled all influence the taste of the milk.
If you’re a tourist who want to experience the best of art and culture that a vacation destination has to offer, the local museum should always be your first stop. For people visiting cities like Paris, London, and Washington, D.C., the museums there are must-see destinations. They house world famous collections, and you can easily while away hours there without thinking twice.
When people visit a new country, they want to see the attractions and also have lots of fun. There’s nothing wrong with that as long as they respect the culture, the values, and the environment. If you’re oblivious to your actions, you might be another person who’s contributing to predatory tourism.
If you’ve ever been to France, chances are you’ve realized just how amazing the French culinary scene really is. The French are exacting in their tastes, and they’ve had centuries to perfect their cuisine. They’ve even awarded the highest government honors to chefs who prove themselves worthy – just take a peek at the movie Kings of Pastry to get a taste of the high-stakes world of French pastry and confectionary.
You might have heard about the “travel bug,” the elusive insect which carries the condition that afflicts hundreds of thousands of travelers. It usually only takes one trip (or one bite) for you to catch it, but once you do, it’s, fortunately, incurable. You’ll live the rest of your life with it, only thinking about traveling, saving money to travel and hopefully, traveling a lot!
If you’re planning on traveling for two weeks or even longer-term, like several months, it might be wise to take care of your body while on your adventure. You don’t want to end your trip by finding out that you’ve packed on 20 pounds. Surviving off pot noodles and alcohol every day might sound fun, but it can lead to health problems down the line.