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Panama City’s 5 Best-Kept Secret Eats

Panama City’s 5 Best-Kept Secret Eats

Panama City is vibrant, exciting, and filled with tasty food. Street food seekers will want to hit up the stands known as fondas, which serve up cheap, authentic Panamanian dishes, while fine diners can flock to bistros, cafés, and restaurants boasting everything from fresh seafood to gourmet international dishes. Here...
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This tour guide is one of Panama’s best guitar players

This tour guide is one of Panama’s best guitar players

When Gonzo was 14, he was just a kid who loved to rock. His dad had gifted him a guitar when he was 10 years old and by the time he was 14, he had played his way into a local rock band in Colon, Panama. “I didn’t like the...
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The story behind Panama’s unique fusion cuisine

The story behind Panama’s unique fusion cuisine

Panama’s cuisine is fusion by obligation.” That’s how Mario Castrellón, who could be considered the most important Panamanian chef these days, describes the gastronomy of his home country. This makes complete sense since Panama has been a crossroads for the world since the 16th century, growing rapidly as an important...
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How to be an ethical coffee drinker

How to be an ethical coffee drinker

It used to seem obvious that tea was the most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. But with coffee shops popping up all over the place and the twitteratti debating the merits of flat whites and cold brews, you might be forgiven for thinking that coffee has overtaken...
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How ethical is your chocolate bar?

How ethical is your chocolate bar?

There’s bad news, chocolate fans: industry experts are predicting that the world’s supply of cocoa could run out as soon as 2020, spelling disaster for chocolate-lovers and for six million farmers around the world (not to mention their families and their communities), who rely on growing and selling cocoa to...
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Everything you need to know about coffee

Everything you need to know about coffee

Think you know your beans from your brews? Can you name the country that drinks the most coffee? How about the legend behind where it all started? Check out our handy coffee infographic below, then impress your barista when you say you’re stopping by for a fika. Sources: chartsbin, ico.org,...
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5 Easy Peasy Budget Travel Tips

5 Easy Peasy Budget Travel Tips

Travelling doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it probably shouldn’t. But on the flip side, being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on experience. You’ve probably worked hard to save for your trip, so you still want to enjoy it and feel like you’re actually...
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14 Instagrams of New Year’s Eve Around the World

14 Instagrams of New Year’s Eve Around the World

We’ve all seen images on TV of New Year’s Eve around the world, particularly at iconic spots like the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Times Square. For those of us in the Western Hemisphere, half the fun of New Year’s Eve day is watching as parts of the world enter the...
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Sydney’s top coffee spots

Sydney’s top coffee spots

While Melbourne lays claim to being Australia’s capital of coffee, it seems its sister-city Sydney has been watching and learning from her relatives. From the ethical sourcing of beans to the final presentation, Sydney takes its coffee seriously, too. These are our pick of the best spots to drink it...
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Dos and Don’ts of Photographing Locals (or How Not To Be a Jerk Photographer)

Dos and Don’ts of Photographing Locals (or How Not To Be a Jerk Photographer)

Scenery shots are great, but the best photographers know that to truly capture the essence of a destination, you need to showcase its people. From the cigar-smoking mulattas on the streets of Havana to the pho sellers of Hanoi to the children playing in the streets of Delhi, these are...
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