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Rack of Lamb

Lamb is a classic Australian ingredient used frequently in its cuisine. Usually pasture raised and grass-fed. Australian lamb offers more health benefits than most other varieties. Packed with heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and lower in unhealthy saturated fats that other red meats, lamb is an ideal choice for a healthy protein. Celeriac root offers a lighter alternative to starchy…

Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail Wales

Our world has been a work in progress for billions of years. Forces such as water, wind, pressure and heat have been working to mold and shape our planet, forming caves, canyons, mountains, and – sometimes – moving the ground beneath our feet. These forces have created some of the most awe-inspiring scenes in the world. We travel the world…

Australian Fish and Chips

If you’re dining out in Australia, chances are you won’t have to look very hard to find a freshly fried platter of fish and chips. Given that Australia boasts over 11 million square kilometers of clean, clear fishing waters, it comes as no surprise that fish features prominently in its national cuisine. Deep-fried white fish, battered and served with deep-fried…

This was a week in which many people geared up for holiday travel plans, booking flights and accommodations, and maybe doing a little shopping for that new bathing suit or ski outfit. As people contemplate air travel, they may contemplate the topic of air quality at airports. Not city-specific air quality, but the quality of the air around airport exits…

Earth Day – the day set aside to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s environment, is less than three weeks away – April 22nd. There are plenty of ways to honor the occasion; community clean-ups are obviously popular. And it’s a great opportunity for a weekend ecotourism getaway. Ecotourism focuses on socially responsible travel, personal growth, and environmental sustainability.…

As much as we all love traveling and exploring the globe, sometimes it doesn’t always go quite as smoothly as we’d like. And these past few days have given us some prime examples of the fun and excitement being robbed from a trip abroad. Most notable was the San Francisco to Shanghai flight that was, well, shanghaied. The supposedly 13-hour…

Last week, we wrote about the best places in the world to retire, based upon International Living’s recently released 2012 Retirement Index. The Index takes into account a variety of variables, and is obviously skewed towards the wants and needs of a mature audience. But it raised the question here about the healthiest places to visit abroad, particularly if you…

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