A day trip in Trakai, Lithuania – To Youpiter

Trakai is a small city near Vilnius which has the island castle surrounded by Galve Lake. Trakai castle was one of the main center of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in 14-15th century and now it is a… Source: A day trip in Trakai, Lithuania – To Youpiter

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Pu’er – Gastro Obscura

Farmers in China’s Yunnan Province have been quietly growing tea for thousands of years. This mountainous region, which borders Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar, may be the birthplace of Camellia sinensis, the bush that gave rise to all tea. The area’s signature cakes of sun-dried, fermented leaves, known as pu’er, have long been a staple of daily life. To …

A Beginner’s Guide to Hokkaido | AFAR

Skiers and snowboarders flock to this Japanese winter wonderland for its piles of snow, but there are plenty of other reasons to visit the northernmost island prefecture—here’s how to spend your trip there whether you’re hitting the slopes or not.With snowfall accumulations of up to 45 feet each winter, the northern Japanese island prefecture of …

The Best Wine to Drink With Bacon and Eggs

The single greatest aspect of living in New York is our superior breakfast sandwiches. It’s a fact that New York’s bodegas make the best bacon-egg-and-cheese sandwiches in the world, and while it is possible that some people order their BECs as morning fuel, it is more likely the they are ordering them at the end …