The World in Candy

Kopiko Cappuccino Candy – Thailand

If you’re a fan of the taste of cappuccino but you don’t want the actual caffeine rush that comes with drinking a cup, consider giving Kopiko Cappuccino Candy a try. Made in Thailand, these little hard candies have a strong taste with a smooth texture. While made in Thailand, Kopiko Cappuccino Candy is also popular in the surrounding countries of Singapore, Malaysia, and Taiwan.

Scorched Rice Candy – Korea

Scorched Rice Candy, or nurungji in Korean, is quite literally referring to the rice that has been left too long in a rice cooker, giving it that wonderful burnt taste. Surprisingly sweet, this candy is definitely worth a try.

While popular in Korea and China, few in the west have tried this delicious treat. It’s definitely a taste that takes getting used to, but once you try it, you’re guaranteed to be hooked!

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Kinder Bueno – Italy

Bueno is a chocolate bar made by the same people who make Ferrero Rocher. It’s a hazelnut cream filled wafer that is covered in a delightfully light milk chocolate layer. Bueno first came onto the confectionary market in 1990 in Italy, but quickly became popular in South American countries like Brazil and Argentina. Light and creamy, this chocolate candy is perfect for children and adults alike.

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Worst Celebrity Statues from Around the World

We buy their albums, tickets to their movies, and all the products, brands, and questionable colognes that they endorse. Surely that’s enough to quell the hungry egos of some of the world’s biggest celebrities. Well, not exactly. You see, immortalization via cultural significance, world records, and millions of dollars sometimes isn’t enough. Tradition dictates that our celebrity idols need to be re-created in gold, bronze, wax, and stone, so not even the elements can dismantle the memory of their monumental rise to the top.

How to Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site

If you’re an active traveler or live in a uniquely historic part of the world, chances are you’ve been exposed to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This phrase is thrown around frequently. When we first hear it, the first thing that comes to mind is that it must represent something historic and old. Many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are famous buildings, landmarks, or areas that are renowned because of their beauty and historical significance.
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