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Eating Switzerland: An Alumni Guide to Swiss Food

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November 5, 2021 by Special Guest

This post comes to us from Swiss UnoTur alumnus Jerry Nolan. Because my wife Sandy and I went to Switzerland summer after summer for many years before age and circumstance grounded us, I often find myself pining over memories of Swiss food. We always traveled with UnTours, that estimable travel company founded on the idea…  

Swiss Cheese: A Vocabulary Lesson

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March 1, 2021 by Andrea Szyper

It pains me to think that I spent more than half of my life laboring under the delusion that Swiss cheese had anything to do with those shrink wrapped plasticky yellow bricks from the supermarket dairy case. I fondly remember the first time I smelled apenzeller. After experiencing the smells of the cows and the…  

Truffle Hunt in Tuscany: A Wine & Food Untours Report

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January 13, 2020 by Untours Staff

Tuscany is synonymous with wine and food tradition, an Epicurean streak running through the region’s history, economy, and daily life. Our Wine & Food Untour is a natural in the region, and truffles are a given for a fall food (un)tour in the region. Truffles grow underground in certain zones within the Val d’Orcia, the…  

Eating Ireland with Jackie Johnson

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December 2, 2019 by Andrea Szyper

Jackie Johnson is a regular on our Ireland Untour and has been generous with her photos and reports from the road. In her first dispatch from her most recent Kenmare sojourn, she shared the ups and downs of her travels. She also shared so many excellent food photos, I circled back and asked her for…  

Provence Untour Report: The Tasteful Travels of the Rivellos

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August 28, 2018 by Special Guest

Angela and Joe Rivello joined us for two weeks on the Provence Untour this May. They hit it off with our UnTours local staff person, Anne, who helped introduce them to the local wine and vineyards of her beloved home turf. Here are some of Angela’s photos and memories.   Cheese tasting Saturday morning at…