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Cultured Palate: Dishes from Switzerland

Sandwiched between France, Italy, and Germany, Switzerland has long been a country accustomed to living in multiple worlds. Many people speak more than one language, although having a diverse background and still referring to oneself as “Swiss” first is common. Today, we’ll introduce you to the most delicious foods of Switzerland and tell you where you can go to get them.

Around the World in Comfort Food

As the winter drags on and on, one way we cheer up after a long, cold day is by indulging in comfort food. Anything that makes us feel good can be considered comfort food. Typically, comfort food is calorific, relatively simple to make, and often has a lot to do with your culture and upbringing. While what comforts each individual person will vary, depending on their tastes, often people within a country gravitate toward the same treats.

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The Top Music Festivals to Attend in North America this Summer

The joys of sitting at a camping site with your friends and thousands of other people, listening to your favorite performers and bands cannot be overstated. A summer music festival is one of the best ways to chill out with people that you already know and make friends with new people who have the same interests

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Mini Guide to Japan

Often called “The Land of Rising Sun,” Japan is an island nation located in the Pacific Ocean. It’s actually an archipelago consisting of 6,852 islands, with the biggest ones being Shikoku, Kyushu, Hokkaido, and Honshu. It’s nowadays a great international power with advanced technologies and modern trends, and yet, visitors can still explore its incredible past filled with temples and shrines.

Cultured Palate: Dishes from the Pacific Northwest

If you’ve ever heard people discuss the cuisine of the Pacific Northwest, they talk lovingly of ingredients rather than specific dishes. That’s because the food of the Cascadia region is focused on fresh ingredients from land and sea.

Cultured Palate: Dishes from Ethiopia

It’s never been easier to get hooked on Ethiopian food — and the spicy, primarily vegan cuisine of this small country is spreading rapidly around the world thanks to its vibrant flavors and special home cooked delicacies.

Cultured Palate: Dishes from the American Southeast

Southern cooking is one of the most popular and internationally beloved U.S. cuisines. It’s famous for its indulgence and its delicious ingredients that draw on the South’s many regional cultures.