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Best. Fans. Ever. @AlexanderNL Stroopswafels Us!

How very kind of you, Alexander! Dank je wel! This happy Dutch hipmunk saw our past entries on all things Netherlands, including our special feature of the almighty stroopwafel, and wanted to say for all of the agony-free travel search. Talk about going above and beyond! But this, my friend, is exactly why we’re trying to…

In Quebec, we love our poutine so much we make it into ice cream

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  I’m a big fan of poutine, that goopy bowl of deliciousness that my province is known for. Poutine stands are popping up all over the place, from New York to Portland, Oregon to Bangkok. Made with fries (preferably double fried), cheese curds (preferably those that squeak when you…

If you’ve never had a stroopwafel, you haven’t lived. We recently demonstrated the calming magic of Dutch “rush hour”, but since I was only in AMS for a short layover on the way to Cairo, these tasty treats would have to suffice. They were originally made using leftovers, like breadcrumbs, from a bakery in Gouda.…

My Top 5 Things to do in Montreal, Canada

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  I’m writing this from Vancouver airport and am on my way back to my hometown of Montreal for the first time in 2011. While wintertime is quite cold, there are kilometers and kilometers of tunnels linking much of the downtown core, and the city can be enjoyed at…

Top 10 Awesome Thai Foods To Make Your Mouth Water

  This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  After (hopefully) making you all hungry with delicious foodstuffs from my recent trip to Laos, I wanted to share foods from its neighbor, Thailand. Though the countries share a common religion and border, their foods differ prominantly, especially considering the huge differences between foods from the North…

Warning: These Foods from Laos Will Make you Hungry

Laos is one of those countries not known for its cuisine, and a place people often forget to think about as a food destination. Foods do have some similarities to other countries in Southeast Asia, but the cuisine tends to straddle the line between Thailand and Vietnam, with steamed rice crepes and pates, as well…

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