Atlas Obscura tours the world

Over this past year, the whole world has had to adapt and change—to build a shell around ourselves.

Atlas Obscura has discovered some good things that have come out of this, and has launched online experiences and courses, bringing a sense of wonder into living rooms worldwide - Gastro Obscura Trips: inspiring wonder and curiosity about the world through food and drink.

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Vietnam: A Culinary Adventure from Hanoi to Saigon

From the colourful dragon boats that glide across the Perfume River to the sparkling skyscrapers that tower over Saigon, Vietnam is home to a breathtaking assortment of architectural and natural wonders. 

But what you see is only half the story—there’s a world of history, culture, and tradition that’s best experienced through taste, not to mention what’s arguably the best street food on the planet. Read more...

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France - The Culinary Crossroads of Marseille

Marseille is where Provence crashes into the Mediterranean Sea. In this crossroads city, you are as likely to find men in djelabas sipping Moroccan mint tea at sidewalk tables as you are to find pastis—Provence’s definitive drink—poured at the bars du quartiers.

Marseille’s 2,600 years of multiculturalism mixed with Provence’s long-standing food heritage has resulted in an unbelievably rich food scene. Read more...

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