Vegetarian Cities Index 2021
April 14, 2021 – 9:19 pm | Comments Off on Vegetarian Cities Index 2021

Nestpick, the platform for mid-to-long term rentals, has produced the Vegetarian Cities Index 2021.
Their research assessed the affordability and quality of each city’s vegetarian offerings, including the cost of food, number of restaurants …

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Step Out Agriventure Trail to Open in Alabama
April 14, 2021 – 3:06 pm | Comments Off on Step Out Agriventure Trail to Open in Alabama

Step Out Agriventure Trail, Decatur, AlabamaRibbon-cutting for the Step Out Agriventure Trail takes place at 10:30 a.m. April 23, 2021, at the Morgan County Celebration Arena, 67 Horse Center Road, Decatur, Alabama.

State Senator Arthur Orr, Morgan County Commission Chairman Ray Long, Morgan County Commissioner Don Stisher, and
Danielle Gibson, Decatur Morgan County Tourism, President and CEO, will do the honors.

The Step Out Agriventure Trail is a self-guided adventure of shopping and outdoor fun for all ages. The soon-to-be-launched trail features more than 10 working farms, orchards, mom and pop shops, and agricultural sites that offer fresh produce, authentic farm experiences, and animal production in Morgan County — along with a broad range of outdoor recreation such as bird watching, hiking, canoeing, and riding zip lines. Every spot on the trail is either locally owned or operated.

For more information on special events and attractions in Decatur and Morgan County, go online. Decatur Morgan County Tourism is a not-for-profit organization promoting tourism and economic growth in Morgan County.
Step Out Agrivenure Trail, Decatur, Alabama

(Photos courtesy of Decatur Morgan County Tourism)

Ingrained – The History of Rice in Louisiana
March 22, 2021 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off on Ingrained – The History of Rice in Louisiana
Ingrained – The History of Rice in Louisiana

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By Christiaan Mader for Lafayette Travel
Some time in 1960s, businessmen with the Japanese electronics company Hitachi flew to southwest Louisiana, specifically, we are told, to Ville Platte. Of interest …

Effie Burns Signature Biscuits
March 8, 2021 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Effie Burns Signature Biscuits
Effie Burns Signature Biscuits

Road Trips Foodies who’ve been to Hotel Effie in Sandestin, Florida, rave about the hotel’s signature biscuits. They’re made from a recipe originated by the owner’s grandmother, Effie Burns, after whom the hotel is named.
These …

Epiphany and the Three Kings
January 6, 2021 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Epiphany and the Three Kings
Epiphany and the Three Kings

By Susan McKee
The Road Trips Foodie
OK, foodies: it’s quiz time. Why is the traditional dessert served on January 6 called a king cake?
Those of you who learned about Christian holidays probably mustered up the …

National Gingerbread House Competition
December 23, 2020 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on National Gingerbread House Competition
National Gingerbread House Competition

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Winners of The 28th annual National Gingerbread House Competition in Asheville, North Carolina, have been unveiled following The Omni Grove Park Inn‘s decision to take the beloved holiday tradition …

Slovenia: European Region of Gastronomy 2021
December 21, 2020 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Slovenia: European Region of Gastronomy 2021
Slovenia: European Region of Gastronomy 2021

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The Slovenian Tourism Board are delighted that Slovenia has been named European Region of Gastronomy 2021.
Slovenia combines a rich natural larder and historic food traditions with influences spanning …

Gingerbread in Wonderland
December 3, 2020 – 7:50 am | Comments Off on Gingerbread in Wonderland
Gingerbread in Wonderland

The annual Gingerbread exhibit at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, Massachusetts — Gingerbread in Wonderland — is open now through January 3, 2021.
The exhibit includes thirty-seven gingerbread creations — many of which …

Honoring Native Peoples’ History & Future on Thanksgiving
November 26, 2020 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Honoring Native Peoples’ History & Future on Thanksgiving
Honoring Native Peoples’ History & Future on Thanksgiving

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French Wine Explorers, Online
November 20, 2020 – 9:33 pm | Comments Off on French Wine Explorers, Online
French Wine Explorers, Online

Since Road Trips Foodies can’t travel to France at the moment, French Wine Explorers (which curates luxury wine tours to France) has developed an online foundation course on French wine. The course is called French …

October Celebrates Texas Pecans and Texas Wines
September 28, 2020 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on October Celebrates Texas Pecans and Texas Wines
October Celebrates Texas Pecans and Texas Wines

Attention Road Trips Foodies: October celebrates both Texas pecans and Texas wines.
To celebrate, the Texas Pecan Board will host a virtual pecan and wine tasting, in collaboration with Texas Fine Wine, led by Sommelier …

Agro-Tourism in Malaysia
September 13, 2020 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Agro-Tourism in Malaysia
Agro-Tourism in Malaysia

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From Tourism Malaysia
Thanks to our tropical climate all year ’round, we are blessed with many tropical fruits that we can enjoy at almost any time of the year. Some …