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7 Foreign Foods That Just Might Be Better Than the Original

Over 244 million people — nearly three-and-a-half percent of the world’s population, live outside their home country. Those immigrants influence the world in numerous ways — changing the languages we hear, the holidays we celebrate, and the food we eat. Speaking of the latter, many imported dishes have even become more popular as sequels than…

Cancun vs. Cabo: Which Is a Better Vacation Spot for You?

Mexico is as popular a travel destination as ever. While beach towns like Sayulita, Tulum, and Playa Espiritu are coming into their own, Cancun and Los Cabos are still major draws for tourists. The two destinations emerged in the ’60s and ’70s, respectively, when the Mexican government discovered their potential in a search for tourism…

Oyster.com Editors Share the Best Thing They Ate While Traveling

Good meals come and go, but every so often there’s one that you can’t stop dreaming about. You snap and post a million photos on your Instagram account, savor each and every bite, and then proceed to order seconds, thirds, and well, you get the picture. Still, the love affair continues to grow stronger. You…

A Cheat Sheet to India’s Tastiest Street Food

“Bahut swadisht” (or “that’s delicious”) is one of few Hindi phrases I memorized while traveling in India — and for good reason. From sweet confections to spicy, sinus-cleansing snacks, every street corner was serving up something delicious and praise-worthy. In fact, the roadside stalls, as with many other destinations, showcased the heart and soul of…

9 Cool Things to Do in Providence

Some were surprised that Providence made “The New York Times” list of “52 Places to Go in 2016.” After all, the large (by New England standards) yet quaint Rhode Island city joined exotic locales such as Mozambique, Abu Dhabi, and Cesme in the ranking. We were surprised, too — but just because others were surprised!…

9 Amazing Airport Bars Around the World

Nothing tempers the frustration that comes with a delayed flight quite like an excellent airport bar. While some are lackluster, run-of-the-mill stops designed to solely kill time, others go above and beyond, serving up stylish interiors, top-notch beer and cocktail menus, tasty snacks, and front-row seats for plane spotting. And now that the TSA recommends…

Our 5 Favorite Food Halls in NYC Right Now

Photo Credit: Xiaoyin (Yin) Li To call New York City a foodie destination is an understatement. From hand-pulled Malaysian coffee on Canal Street to wood-fired pizzas at Roberta’s in Bushwick, the city has nearly every local, artisanal, and indulgent dining trend on lock. However, even in a city that’s built on an aesthetics of surplus,…

7 Reasons Portland Is Becoming a Foodie Mecca

When you think of U.S. cities known for their food, destinations like New York, Nashville, and Austin typically come to mind. But there’s one city that’s putting up stiff competition to the rest: Portland, Oregon. During a recent visit there, I found myself eating five meals a day because of the variety (Italian, Mexican, American,…

4 Amazing Things to Do in Tasmania: The Down Under You Don’t Know

Overland Track image courtesy of Grace Wye. It can be hard to shake a reputation — take Tasmania, for instance. In the United States, the island’s name generally conjures up images of a cyclonic cartoon character, while mainland Australians generally refer to it with a bit of hesitation: “Sure it’s pretty, but…” Let’s get one…

9 Cities Around the World That Foodies Will Love

Photo Credit: cdrin / Shutterstock.com If you’re not planning your next trip around what, where, and how often you’re going to eat, you’re doing it wrong. In order to really see a city, one must also taste it. Plus, no one enjoys hearing their stomach growl at a cultural site, museum, or religious landmark. For…