Ask the Expert: The Best Recipes to Eat Like a Local

Ask the Expert: The Best Recipes to Eat Like a Local

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December 16, 2019

Grandma’s Apple Clafoutis Tuula Rampont, IL‘s France Correspondent 4 apples 1 cup of flour (can substitute corn starch to make recipe gluten-free) 1/2 cup sugar + 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted + 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon rum 4 eggs 1 cup of milk Directions Preheat the oven to 325°F. Peel the apples Read more...: Ask the Expert: The Best Recipes to Eat Like a Local

Shamans, Tortoises, and Exotic Tipples: All Inside Your November Communiqué

Shamans, Tortoises, and Exotic Tipples: All Inside Your November Communiqué

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November 27, 2019

In your issue this month, travel writer Margot Bigg goes dark. Literally. Margot writes about a trip to the outskirts of Mexico City to experience one of the country’s oldest spiritual traditions: a temazcal ceremony. Since the time of the Aztecs and the Mayans, Mesoamerican people have been taking part in these ceremonies that see Read more...: Shamans, Tortoises, and Exotic Tipples: All Inside Your November Communiqué

From a Scratch-Off Map, a Grand European Tour is Born

From a Scratch-Off Map, a Grand European Tour is Born

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November 27, 2018

Inspired by a gift of a world map they received, IL Editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins realized there was a lot of Europe they had yet to visit…and so they started to plan their Grand Tour of Europe. Their goal was to see as many of the European capitals as they could in a Read more...: From a Scratch-Off Map, a Grand European Tour is Born