Visitors who are planning to explore the scenic trails of Cinque Terre in Italy should consider keeping their flip-flops -- and other summer footwear such as sandals or pumps --..
7 Little-Known Facts About Napoleon
Napoleon Bonaparte, often considered as one of the greatest leaders in history, was a famous French military tactician and influential statesman. Yet, despite his successful campaigns..
The Rare and Delicious Black Apples from Arkansas
When you’re spending an autumn afternoon picking apples in Benton County, Arkansas, and you come across some apple trees bearing darkly hued apples, there’s no harm in reaching..
The Essence of Cà Cuống
When you’re roaming the streets of Hanoi, you might come across a select number of food kiosks selling 'cà cuống essence', a much sought-after condiment. This costly extract is..
The Enduring Legacy of Pan de Pulque
If you plan to take a leisurely stroll down the streets of Totolac, a village in the state of Tlaxcala, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise — especially if you plan to do so..
A Festival to Celebrate Filderkraut
While sauerkraut may come across as a modest fermented condiment to some people, in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, a town in Germany, cabbage — cooked and prepared in various ways —..
How Sherry Came to Be Called Bristol Milk
During his stint as the Prince of Wales, the man who would later rule as England’s monarch (Edward VII) from 1901 to 1910, was reported to have said that Bristol “must have some..
Shining the Light on Marlborough Pie
There is some question as to whether Marlborough pie’s roots can be traced to Marlborough, England or Marlborough, Massachusetts (USA) — but you can be sure that once you see one,..
Unbreakable Sports Records
Sports events have a way of bringing people together, regardless of their age, race, gender, social status, etc. And no matter what type of sports you prefer, records will continue..
Couple Finally Weds After 43 Years of Being Together
After rejecting his proposal 42 times, she turns around and does the proposing herself. It sure took them long enough. A long-time UK couple in their seventies finally tied the..