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Past articles by Alice:

Spend a Magical Night on a Glacier With Polar Bears in This Charming Cottage

Step away from the beach holidays this summer and instead head north for the experience of a lifetime well above the Arctic Circle. → Read More

Hungerlust: Tanjia, the Moroccan Dish Made With Fire and Friendship

Tagine may be the better-known Moroccan food, but for an authentic Marrakechi experience, look no further than tanjia, a slow-cooked meat stew prepared in a communal oven. → Read More

Manning the Grill: Why Men Are Entranced by the Ritual of Barbecuing

The barbecue is also one of the last male bastions - but there's no reason why it should be so. → Read More

The Great British Bake Off Brings a Slice of Multiculturalism to the Small Screen

While the contestants who inhabit this idyllic set are all British, they’re not the British citizens of Wordsworth and Hardy. → Read More

Animals Are Finally Freed From the Circus on Animal Crackers Box Following PETA Pressure

Nabisco will no longer feature caged animals on its Animal Crackers packaging following pressure from PETA. → Read More

Something’s Fishy: China Rules That Rainbow Trout Can Be Sold as Salmon

In a move that has surprised and disquieted consumers and distributors, China has decided that rainbow trout can now be sold as salmon. → Read More

The World's First Cannabis Froyo Has Arrived in London

CBD oil has been infused into a matcha base to create The 420. It's vegan, has no added sugar and is high in protein. → Read More

People Around the World Order Takeout at the Same Time, Study Finds

Researchers at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland have found that people around the world tend to order takeout online at the same time: 7pm and 2am. → Read More

The App That Wants to Solve London’s Restaurant Food Waste Problem

It's aiming to save both the environment and your wallet by tackling the issue of restaurant food waste. → Read More

9 Foods From Around The World That Will Keep You Cool In a Heatwave

If you're bored of ice cream and watermelon on hot days, this list might inspire you to eat something delicious for dinner. → Read More

China Is Building the Biggest Pig Farm in the World to Keep Up with the Demand for Pork

Nicknamed 'hog hotels', they are built up to 13 storeys high and can house around 1,000 pigs per floor, and are being constructed on Yaji Mountain in southern China. → Read More

Be a Multi-Local Traveller Wherever You Are

Travel isn't how it used to be. No longer do you stay in hotels, unquestioningly take the recommendations of a concierge or stay on resorts without ever seeing the country you're visiting. → Read More

"There's a Nation of Repressed Pirates Ready to Set Sail": Why Rum Is The New Gin

The spirit is going premium and ditching the tawdry packaging that would have appealed to Blackbeard. → Read More

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Have Been Announced for 2018

Chefs flew to Bilbao, Spain, from as far afield as Tokyo, Mexico and Shanghai to see who would make the list. → Read More

Reducetarians Are Saving the Planet Without Even Knowing It

If you prefer almond milk in your lattes, choose beans on toast over scrambled eggs for lunch and occasionally pass up a beef steak for a cauliflower one, you're a reducetarian and you probably don't even know it. → Read More

Hungerlust: Everything You Need to Know About Connecticut's Lobster Roll

Culture Trip speaks to Enea Bacci, owner of Lobster Landing in Clinton, Connecticut. → Read More

Has The UK's Prosecco Bubble Burst?

Although sales of prosecco continue to rise, the year-on-year increase is the smallest it's been in six years. → Read More

Pain Au Chocolat or Chocolatine? The Pastry Wars Dividing France

To you, it's something sweet to nibble on with your morning coffee. But to France, it's a figurehead in the war of cultural expressionism. → Read More

Has Homogenisation Ruined London’s Street Food Scene?

From cheeseburgers to charcoal coconut milk ice cream, British street food has evolved enormously in recent years. But does this come with a growing sense of homogeneity and blandness? → Read More

Hungerlust: Everything You Need to Know About Icelandic Sheep’s Head

One of Iceland’s most famous dishes is sheep’s head, or svið. FInd out the history behind this unusual dish from a chef who prepares it daily! → Read More