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Live life red

The key to fabulous gingerness? Live life red.

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Say it ain’t so

  The Cuban beer crisis is now official. State-run brewery Bucanero can’t produce enough of its two most popular beers—Cristal and Bucanero—to keep up with rising tourist demand. Bucanero is a darker beer, while Cristal is more lager-esque. The cause is obvious: When President Barack Obama eased travel restrictions between Cuba and the United States in February, […]

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  • Hi ya. Havin’ a good day?
  • Hi ya. Havin’ a good day?
  • Hi ya. Havin’ a good day?
  • Hi ya. Havin’ a good day?

Hi ya. Havin’ a good day?

When the first ever blanquette was made, the person cooking it knew it would be paired with a simple but satisfying red.

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Live long and prosper

  Like any major city, there are plenty of cars, trucks, bikes and buses on the road in Ho Chi Minh City (equally referred to as Saigon). Now add to that a gazillion motor scooters with one, two, three and even FIVE passengers (some carrying parcels, refrigerators or babies) zipping in and out of the […]

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You see traffic. I see gaps in the road.

Saigon is probably more famous for its motorbike traffic than for any monument or building. Apparently there are six million bikes in the city, which at peak hour might feel like an underestimate. There is a metro being built here which will be a welcome relief. Until then Ho Chi Minh City swims in a sea […]

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