AmaWaterways Chef’s Table
By Jason Casamina
AmaWaterways is a member of La Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs so it is no surprise that their Chef’s Table experience is drool worthy. The best part about it is that it comes at no extra charge! Every AmaWaterways guest can dine at the Chef’s Table.
If you are familiar with tasting menus then this is the meal for you! If you are not familiar then expect tiny portions of well decorated dishes each with a distinct flavor, texture, color, and aroma. You might initially be underwhelmed by the portion sizes, but remember...continue here
Good Travels Advisor Tip #3 - Be responsible when interacting with local wildlife
Adventurous tourists and animal lovers may want to get close to exotic animals such as riding an elephant or visiting and taking photos of tigers in captivity. But by doing so, you can inadvertently encourage practices that cause abuse and suffering to the animals. Choose an operator or experience that has a protective animal tourism policy and carefully evaluate the options they offer. You can start by visiting TourismConcern’s Ethical Travel Guide listing for groups to work with. In addition, many destinations have responsible animal sanctuaries that can be a better option than a wildlife tour.
Souvenirs made from animals, such as fur, ivory, rhino horn and turtle shell products may be exotic and unique but many countries prohibit the purchase and transfer of animal products. To avoid confiscation, fines and possibly imprisonment by government authorities, it is best to avoid purchasing animal souvenirs when traveling.
To Eat or Natto Eat
By Jason Casamina
There are many wonderful culinary treats that come from soybeans. Natto is not one of them.
Japan is very good at fermentation and it is very good at using soybeans. So it is reasonable to put them together. After all, this is how we get soy sauce!
Soy sauce is uniform and easy to love. Natto is the opposite. Continue here...
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