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Ro’s Recipes: Socks in Edinburgh


We had happened upon a pub that offered good honest Scottish fare: Scotch broth, Cullen Skink (smoked haddock soup), Howtowdie, (whole chicken stewed), venison stew, Clootie dumpling (dried fruit steamed pudding) and a rarity then in pubs, Scottish cheeses.
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Photo Essay: Bogotá — Beat the Rush


By Alice Pettway

Most days, seeing a couple of tourists in my neighborhood makes me happy. It means that the world is starting to abandon the stereotypes that have obscured the beauty of Colombia’s culture for so many years. It means that people are giving Colombia a chance.

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All Hands Volunteers Pull Together With Ecuadorean Communities


By Alice Pettway

When my partner and I heard about the devastating earthquake in Ecuador last spring, we knew we wanted to help. But we were also wary of throwing in with an organization that might do more harm than good. The earthquake damage was more apparent with each mile that passed—cracks in the road, rubble, half-houses spilling reminders of normal life. It was obvious how much help was needed, and we hoped that All Hands Volunteers Ecuador Earthquake Response was doing a good job. They were—and they are.

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