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Dining with the Stars (Bergen, Norway)

Having eaten all the pickled herring we can manage during our time in Norway, we’re in Peppe’s Pizza, an “American style” restaurant a bit off the beaten track in downtown Bergen. In the end, the “American style” here refers only to crust types: thin crust is “Californian style,” medium crust …

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Best Fish Dinner Ever (Isafjordur, Iceland)

Usually, when someone says, “I just ate the best [insert dish here] ever,” he or she is exaggerating for special effect. Most of the time, that means nothing more than, “I just had a pretty great meal.” So it’s with great care and deliberate intent that I tell you this: …

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MillionMileMark’s Actual Engagement Index

I propose the “Actual Engagement Index” — a way to rate the quality of a bus or van tour of any size not by what sites are visited … but by establishing a ratio between the time you spend engaged with a site vs. the time you spend getting there. …

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A Place Called Home (Torshavn, Faroe Islands)

“Wherever we go, we will go together, and I will be your home.” — from our wedding vows What does home mean to you? For more than seven thousand years, people have called the Shetland Islands home. The more ancient the people, the less we know about them — but …

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A Walk through Borough Market (London, England, UK)

To see the gallery images full-sized, click any image, then use on-screen controls to move left and right through the gallery.

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Epic Beauty and Thai Food in Eidfjord, Norway

Norway simply stuns me. Around every corner, there’s an epic view. During this morning’s walk around Eidfjord, we crossed a little pedestrian bridge over a roaring mountain stream. Lilacs crowded the guardrail. Local homes nestled right against the deep blue water of the fjord. A snow-capped mountain loomed above it …

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Poppies Fish and Chips (London, UK)

After an overnight flight and early afternoon arrival at our hotel, I scanned Trip Advisor for the highest-rated mid-priced eateries within walking distance of our Tower of London hotel. After an invigorating walk, we ended up outside Poppie’s, a sparkling-bright diner with costumed waitresses and old 45-rpm records nailed to …

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Best Fish Dinner Ever (Isafjordur, Iceland)

Usually, when someone says, “I just ate the best [insert dish here] ever,” he or she is exaggerating for special effect. Most of the time, that means nothing more than, “I just had a pretty great meal.” So it’s with great care and deliberate intent that I tell you this: …

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I’m Sour on Sweet Hut (Midtown Atlanta)

If you’re in Midtown Atlanta and you’re looking for a quick sweet roll — an authentic Portuguese egg custard tart, for example, or an Oreo donut — then Sweet Hut sounds like a reasonable option, right? The huge self-serve racks down the center of this Asian-influenced bakery are packed with savory …

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Review – Diner (Atlanta, GA)

Clyde and I find ourselves at Atlantic Station about an hour before our Regal Cinemas screening of Spy, so we decide to fill that hour with lunch at Diner. Chef Ron Eyester’s goal is to “take the genre of the diner and keep it evolving.” What that means, exactly, remains …

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