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Top Places For the Best Tacos in Asheville
Top Places For the Best Tacos in Asheville

Mamacita& 39;s TaqueriaThis locally owned downtown taqueria serves a variety of taco favorites like California-style fish tacos, pulled pork, steak, and adobe chicken. Enjoy fresh taco toppings like pico de gallo, avocados, pickled onions, pineapple salsa, baja sauce and more. Corn tortillas ground onsite daily.

10 secret places in Paris you would never discover on your own
10 secret places in Paris you would never discover on your own

TOUR GUIDE and filmmaker Mathieu Stern reveals the top 10 secret places to discover in Paris.1 – Jardin alpin (Map)Nestled in the heart of the Jardin des Plantes, the Alpine garden includes more than 2,000 mountain plant species.2 – Square des Peupliers (Map)This small private street (no cars) created in 1926 is an exquisite romantic and green place to take photos.

Adventure Center of Asheville: Ziplines, KidZip, Treetops Park & Kolo Bike Park
Adventure Center of Asheville: Ziplines, KidZip, Treetops Park & Kolo Bike Park

Tucked away in a tree preserve across the French Broad River from downtown Asheville is a playground for outdoor adventure lovers of all ages. The Adventure Center of Asheville is just five minutes from downtown and about 10 minutes from Biltmore. It& 39;s also near the River Arts District and the New Belgium Brewery.

These Tajikistan tent views are beyond epic
These Tajikistan tent views are beyond epic

These Tajikistan tent views are beyond epic - Our SiteTAJIKISTAN — a country where 93 of the land is covered by mountains — isn’t a place you hear a lot about. But Russian photographer Oleg Grigoryev’s images might just change all that.Taken on a hiking trip through the Fann Mountains, the world as viewed through a tent flap at dawn looks seriously good.

14 things Dubai locals always have to explain to out-of-towners
14 things Dubai locals always have to explain to out-of-towners

1. It’s all different now.Possibly the most dynamic city in the world, Dubai changes quickly and drastically. Don’t panic if you can’t recognize streets, buildings and neighborhoods from your last visit a few years ago. Everything looks different and new, because it probably is.2. But you have to admit, it’s impossible to get lost.

13 places in South America where you’ll be dwarfed by nature
13 places in South America where you’ll be dwarfed by nature

1Argentina – Laguna BravaAt an altitude of 4,500 meters, & 34;Brave Pond& 34; in the Andes Mountains literally left me breathless battling a fierce wind and hiking around the blue lake surrounded by salt. Apart from flamingoes this inhospitable land is home to vicuñas, pumas, red foxes, and birds of prey.

9 ways you’ll be stereotyped for growing up in Colorado
9 ways you’ll be stereotyped for growing up in Colorado

1. You (and everyone) drives a Subaru.I admit, I drive a Subaru. So does my wife. So do many of my friends. But at least as many of them drive Toyota Tacomas, so you can’t say everyone.2. You pray to a statue of John Elway.Yep, and you sing chants of ‘Let’s Go Broncos!’ in church and wear beanies and parkas year round.

3 Canadian habits I lost when I moved to America
3 Canadian habits I lost when I moved to America

FIFTEEN YEARS AGO, I traded Toronto for Los Angeles. I quickly discovered the US can be a tough room and some of my quaint old habits wouldn’t fly. Like…1. Oat, A-boat, and SoorryHell yes I’m starting with these bad boys. Why? They were the most obvious of my Canadianisms and the first to go. Announcing my place of origin before I could, they made it impossible to get through a sentence without some incredulous American interrupting with, “Wait a second.

How to become a Spaniard in 20 easy steps
How to become a Spaniard in 20 easy steps

1.Set your inner clock backwards or just trust the sun (Spain is in the wrong time zone). This way you’ll find it easier to have lunch at 2pm (it’s actually 1pm) or have dinner at 9 (it’s 8). Once you do this naturally, go back one extra hour to reach perfection.2.Introduce sobremesas in your life until you’re able to connect lunch-coffee-supper-dinner in a continuum where you only leave the table to visit the bathroom.

14 signs you’ve partied at Carnival in Rio
14 signs you’ve partied at Carnival in Rio

1. You’ve danced and sang at the top of your lungs to a samba-style Beatles cover band.Brazilian music is fantastic and all, but how awesome is it to hit up a bloco where you can actually sing along? The rhythmic samba spin that Sargento Pimenta puts on those legendary songs can make a crowd of people from all over the world come together.

Laurel River Trail
Laurel River Trail

The 3.6-mile Laurel River Trail in Pisgah National Forest (trail 310) near Hot Springs is definitely one of the flattest hikes in our mountains - with plenty of mountain scenery along the way. It is a delight for those of us that love the sound of river rapids and lush mountain woodlands. Find many spots to access the Big Laurel Creek and even take a dip.

6 things you’ll get addicted to after living in Japan
6 things you’ll get addicted to after living in Japan

1. Peeing to the sound of a babbling brookSome Japanese toilets have so many buttons and gadgets that you almost expect to be launched off into space while sitting on the throne. Even some of the most basic public toilets have an automatic music function that starts playing when you sit down: muzak, gentle summer rain, a rushing river, take your pick.