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Topic: food

  • Discover the South African Tradition of Braai

    In the simplest sense of the word, braai is a synonym for barbecue. But any South African will tell you that this widely observed custom is so much more than that. A braai (pronounced like “fry”) is a social event that brings friends and families together to enjoy food cooked over an outdoor fire. The typical vibe is casual and… Read More

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  • Top Moments of Cultural Discovery on VBT’s New for 2016 Active Tours

    The best way to become immersed in the local culture of any destination is by learning about the native history, traditions, and cuisine first-hand. This is why we tie in engaging group activities—off our bikes—into our daily itineraries on our active tours so our guests can feel like travelers, and not tourists. We’ve already announced five, brand-new biking tours in… Read More

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  • Cultural Discovery on Fall Vacations

    We feel that the only way to fully experience a country that you’re visiting is by cultural discovery, not through the window of a tour bus or with a large group. The best way to do that is to engage with locals and learn about their history, cuisine, crafts and even goods they produce like wine, cheese or olive oil.… Read More

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  • Top Pastries from Around the World

    A pastry is basically any food made from dough consisting of flour, water, and shortening. However, that general description can be used as the base for an almost unquantifiable amount of unique and delicious dishes from around the world. And here at VBT we know a little something about world travel. As experiencing the native cuisine in your travel destination… Read More

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