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Portuguese Foods

10 Must-Have Traditional Portuguese Foods to Try on Your Next Trip

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Portuguese food is all about local ingredients and big, powerful flavors. Whether you plump for the salty punch of bacalhau, the sweet custardy kick of pasteis de nata, or the pungent combination of paprika, garlic…

Going guided is the best way to travel if you have dietary requirements. Here’s why.

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For those with specific dietary requirements, eating out can be a whole ordeal. One must pore through menus carefully, pick out dishes diligently, and communicate their needs effectively. In your home country it can be…

8 delicious Hanukkah dishes that are eaten around the world

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Hanukkah, or the Festival of Lights, is the eight-day Jewish celebration held every year in December. It commemorates the miracle of light that happened when Judah rededicated the Temple in Jerusalem to God. It’s celebrated…

It all comes back to the plate: food’s role in understanding culture

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“Tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you who you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin Like a waving flag and the rhythms of language, food is one of the key aspects to understanding culture.…

Never fluster at the dinner table again with this Insightful wine pairing guide

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Red with red meat, white with fish. While useful, there’s much more to the art of wine pairing than this simple adage. With our Insightful wine pairing guide, you’ll be able to consider factors such…

7 local dishes that just don’t taste the same outside of their home country

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Much like us, food travels the world. Dishes cross continents. Recipes migrate, meet other cuisines, and create new branches of their culinary family tree. However, some local dishes are just homebodies at heart. No matter…

17 Anthony Bourdain quotes that celebrate the joy of food and travel

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If you’re a traveler or a foodie, the work of Anthony Bourdain will likely have stirred your emotions. One of the most inspirational travel and culinary figures of our time, the American celebrity chef, author…

These are the best countries for vegetarian dining in Europe

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For vegetarians, dining in Europe is a delight. From succulent risottos to delectable potato pancakes, there is so much to try and enjoy. And at Insight, we’ve got you covered on our guided tours with…

How you can experience the Slow Food Movement while traveling with Insight

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An idea, a way of life and a way of eating, the Slow Food Movement has had an impact on a global scale. With a focus on locally sourced, delicious regional produce, the movement exists…