Food & Wine

MYANMAR: On the River from Mandalay

By Jane Adams | Feb 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘Can’t you ‘ear their paddles chunkin’ from Rangoon to Mandalay? On the road to Mandalay, Where the flyin’-fishes play, An’ the dawn comes up like thunder outer China ‘crost the Bay!   RUDYARD KIPLING Any list of the world’s great rivers includes the mighty Irrawaddy (aka Ayeyarwady), the backbone and lifeline of the embracing troubled…

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Dutch Treat: Haarlem, Utrecht and the countryside

By Michael Webb | Feb 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nearly every trip to the Netherlands begins in Amsterdam even though it has become one of the most expensive and touristy cities in Europe. It’s a short train ride from Schiphol, the country’s major airport, but you can as easily detour to Haarlem, which has preserved its historic legacy and its intimate character. The old…

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Enjoy the Modern Architecture of MILAN

By Michael Webb | Jan 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Milan is my favorite Italian city (with Turin running a close second) for the way it reveals its treasures slowly. It has a few of the attractions that lure tour groups, including Leonardo’s over-restored Last Supper and a spiky Gothic cathedral, whose scrubbed facade is 19th-century not medieval. The late Roman Imperial Palace was destroyed…

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George Town, PENANG: Heritage Hotel Capital

By Jane Adams | Jun 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
E&O, George Town, Penang

Penang has been named as the premier 2017 Asian ‘Must See’ destination, singled out its street food and art scene. Jane Adams gives her vote to the island’s capital George Town, for its wonderfully preserved heritage hotel.

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MEXICO City’s Urban Vitality Attracts Visitors

By Michael Webb | May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City

Mexico City can be exhausting, given its vast extent and horrendous traffic, but it’s also inexhaustible – guaranteed to surprise and delight the traveler who loves urban vitality.

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Hip To The Marlton, NYC

By Kate Ayrton | Dec 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Washington Square Park and West Village, New York City

GenY takes over one of the Beat Generation’s favorite haunts in the cultural and historic heart of New York. 


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On the Waterfront, SHANGHAI

By Jane Adams | Oct 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Mr and Mrs Bund

Cosmopolitan China is epitomised in Shanghai’s Bund riverfront precinct. Jane Adams strolls its boulevards and boardwalk discovering arts, eats and other oriental treats.

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Foraging for Mushrooms in MENDOCINO, California

By Liz Laing | Sep 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Northern California’s Mendocino County celebrates the mushroom season with a round-up of fungi adventures this fall.

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Cycle Into The Authentic Heart of SPAIN And PORTUGAL

By Wandermelon Team | Jun 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

wandermelon partners with Pure Adventures to bring you self-guided tours pairing great cycling with world-class gastronomy and natural wonders

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Summer Festivals In BRITISH COLUMBIA

By Liz Laing | May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

As spring turns to summer, Canada’s westernmost province proves an ideal backdrop for celebration — be it adventures in the mountains or on the beach, musical interludes, yoga and mediation or food and wine events. Here are some of BC’s favorite fests, great and small.

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wandermelonSunday, August 6th, 2017 at 10:23pm

Hamburg is totally happening! Check out some of Michael Webb's architectural favorites up on the melon this week as he explores HafenCity. #Hamburg #Germany #HafenCity

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Wondering what's big in Japan for kids? Check out Kristina Foster's latest story on the melon: http://www.wandermelon.com/big-and-little-in-japan-why-tokyo-is-good-for-kids/ #japan #tokyoforkids #tokyo

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wandermelon shared Art Of Extraordinary Travel's video.Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 8:52pm

Definitely putting this on my bucket list! 👍

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This restaurant has one of the best views in the world.
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wandermelonSunday, June 25th, 2017 at 3:03pm

Sadly there is a dark side to travel and in Bali the cruel dog meat trade is alive and well, PLEASE SIGN & SHARE and do what you can to end this hideous practice. Knowledge is power and tourism dollars matter a great deal to many of the countries that engage in animal cruelty so don't be fooled by many of the zoos and temples that use animals to lure you in and as a result suffer miserable lives... or worst, as below. Thank you! 🙁

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wandermelonMonday, June 12th, 2017 at 12:22pm

Mexico City is as modern and cool as it gets with great food to boot. Check out Michael Webb's latest story on the melon: http://www.wandermelon.com/mexico-city-urban-vitality/ #MexicoCity #modernarchitecture

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wandermelonSaturday, June 10th, 2017 at 12:30pm

Street art in George Town, the capital of the #Malaysian island of #Penang. Photo by Eugene Choy / Revelation Productions. Read more here http://www.wandermelon.com/georgetown-penang-heritage-hotel-capital/

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