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Infographic: Dining Etiquette Around The World

Dining out while traveling can be nerve-racking. What percentage should you tip? Is it rude to burp after the meal, or seen as a sign of respect? Why is everyone else in the restaurant eating …

Climbing palm trees to tap toddy requires great strength and agility.

Drinking Rituals: Tapping Palm Wine in Aimanam, India

Last week, I found myself in the tropical southern Indian state of Kerala, where I had the opportunity to see how toddy—or kallu, as locals call it—is tapped. What is toddy? Sap collected…

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Take a Foodie Cruise with Nobu Matsuhisa

Just as you thought that the celeb-fueled cruise craze might finally have reached its peak with the cancellation of R. Kelly's Love Letter Cruise, Nobu Matsuhisa—he of miso-glazed black cod…