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Tips On Tipping: Poland

Tipping—when, how much, who? The whole issue and concept of tipping is the bane of many people’s lives and especially if they are from non-tipping countries (many in Asia, quite a lot in Europe). 339 more words


Foodie Column - The Warung (Indonesia)

One of the most important venues of Indonesian food culture is the warung. They are the one-stop shop Wal-Marts of Indonesia, only 100 times smaller, independently owned, and usually slapped together with mismatched pieces of wood. 761 more words


Foodie Column - Good Ol' Balinese Home Cookin

Bali has long been hailed as one of the most diverse places on the planet. The Balinese people are extremely open minded and welcoming to foreigners, and this open mindedness is reflected in their culture. 913 more words


Bye-Bye to the Balkans!

October 9, 2015:

Yesterday was essentially a free day, with our only scheduled activities being a visit to the Castle of Ljubljana, and our farewell dinner at a local restaurant featuring a dinner show with traditional dancers. 511 more words

Travel Generally

Lake Bled

October 7, 2015:

There was an optional tour today which ventured outside of Ljubljana into the surrounding mountains of the Julian Alps, and featured a visit to Lake Bled. 568 more words

Travel Generally

Cincinnati Chili (aka Pilot Foodie Column)

I know what you’re thinking: “Come on already! We can’t wait to hear about Asia!!” Patience, dear readers, a bone shall be thrown your way very soon. 777 more words


Twenty International Trip Tips

Whether you are going to a new country for the first time or a seasoned traveler, it is always good to know what you are getting into and prepare. 1,137 more words