Florida USA – Alligator In the depths of the Flor

first_imgFlorida, USA – AlligatorIn the depths of the Floridian Everglades lives the alligator, a massive man eating reptile which can reach a length of over 5 meters and can live for fifty years. But you can get your own back by tucking into an alligator steak at various restaurants in Florida State. Alligator meat is said to be low in fat compared to beef or lamb, and it has a fine, light-grained texture comparable to pork or chicken. Find cheap flights to MiamiChina – SnakeThe Chinese certainly can’t be accused of being fussy. The variety of animals they eat seems to encompass every living creature that roams the earth, air and sea, including snake-on-a-stick that can be bought from street vendors in cities like Beijing, alongside scorpion-on-a-stick and seahorse-on-a-stick. Find cheap flights to ChinaSlovenia – Horse burgerThough some countries shy away from eating horse, it’s commonly consumed in many European, South American and Asian nations, including Slovenia, where horse meat is readily available from supermarkets and restaurants. The renowned Red Hot-Horse take-away joint in capital Ljubljana offers a tasty horse burger for just three euros. Find cheap flights to LjubljanaJapan – Kobe BeefMade from the Wagyu cow, Kobe Beef is one of Japan’s most famous specialties. Kobe cattle are well cared for; their diet includes beer and they are regularly massaged by hand, which produces a succulent, mouth-wateringly marbled meat. This tender loving care doesn’t come cheap though; at more than £200 per lb, Kobe Beef is the most expensive in the world. Find cheap flights to JapanSouth Korea – DogAlthough not a regular part of the average Korea’s diet, boshintang (dog stew) is a traditional Korean dish eaten by older Korean men who believe the meat enhances sexual stamina and virility. During the 1988 Olympics, the South Korean government reputedly banned eating dogs in areas frequented by tourists, as the practise is considered cruel by many Westerners (and Koreans) largely due to the manner in which the dogs are raised and killed. Find cheap flights to South KoreaScotland – HaggisA common dish up here in our native Scotland, it’s without doubt our most famous food. Although the dish is a popular Scottish meal found in many Scottish restaurants and cafes, wild haggis itself is rarely seen in its natural highland habitat, due to its shy nature. In addition to haggis, Scotland is famed for its wild venison and Aberdeen Angus beef. Find cheap flights to EdinburghReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map Celebrating National Vegetarian Week (18th-24th May 2009), Skyscanner looks at the five best countries to eat meat-free, and in case the thought of eating veggie sticks in your throat, we’ve also got the five best countries where carnivores can sample some interesting animals.IndiaThe mighty sub-continent is a haven for veggies. With a massive 20-40% of Indians estimated to be vegetarian themselves, India claims the single biggest population of vegetarians in the world. Most food for sale in supermarkets is marked with special labelling to aid veggies’ selection and almost all restaurants serve delicious vegetarian food. Find cheap flights to IndiaUKThe Brits have one of the most advanced vegetarian cultures in the world and meat-free food is widely available in almost every town in the country. Most restaurants offer vegetarian options and food products are generally well labelled to aid vegetarian’s choice. Find cheap flights to the UKThailandIn most of central and south Thailand, vegetarianism is recognised and vegetarians are well provided for. There are many traditional Thai dishes that use only vegetables, noodles or rice which will keep veggies well fed. Fish and oyster sauce are common ingredients and condiments in Thai cuisine and may be difficult to avoid completely, but if you ask nicely you should be able to order food without them. Find cheap flights to BangkokTurkeyIt’s easy to be a vegetarian in Turkey with its wide range of delicious meat-free foods such as couscous, hummus, stuffed vine leaves and roast vegetables. In fact, a lot of Turkish cuisine is so tasty that it will even have non-vegetarians’ mouths watering. Find cheap flights to TurkeyIsraelDue to Jewish Kosher laws that means Kosher food cannot contain pork or shell fish and that meat and dairy cannot be combined, Israel is a relatively easy country for vegetarians to find suitable fodder. Add to this the abundance of Mediterranean food such as falafel and hummus, and vegetarians should have little trouble finding suitable food. Find cheap flights to Israel. Find cheap flights to the Tel AvivTop 5 Countries for Carnivores – interesting meats RelatedSkyscanner looks at the world’s top vegetarian destinationsSkyscanner looks at the world’s top vegetarian destinations5 vegetarian and vegan-friendly destinations around the worldGoing meat-free has never been more popular, or tastier. That’s why we’ve rooted out the destinations where plants are the stars of the menu. Whether you’re vegan, veggie, or just a curious carnivore, plan your next foodie trip to one of these plant-based culinary hotspots. 1. Tel Aviv  – fly…Shhhh… secret dining around the worldFrom Aberdeen to Alaska (via Amsterdam!), we give you the locals’ tips on where to eat on your next trip. Most of the staff at Skyscanner are pretty keen on their food – and with over 50 different nationalities working with us, who better to give you the insider’s guide…last_img read more

Even in death Filipinos want to give the best for

first_imgEven in death, Filipinos want to give the best for their loved ones.In Cebu, well-to-do families and those who can afford to spend more for a comfortable vigil wake often go to two of the biggest funeral homes — the Cebu Rolling Hills Memorial Chapels and the Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine Palma: Prayer, not partying saves the soul LATEST STORIES PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage From one chapel in Cebu, they have grown to over 20 branches.The most luxurious choice is the Crystal Palace, which can accommodate 450 people and is the biggest facility in Cebu.Opened in February 2010, the modern facility includes a well-appointed suite for family members who stay overnight for the wake.“For those who avail of our imported caskets like the gold plated Promethean casket manufactured by Batesville Casket Co. in the United States, we offer the use of the Crystal Palace for free,” said Mayven C. Barrameda, Cosmopolitan Metro Cebu cluster head.She said half of their clients today opt for cremation which indicates that Cebuanos have already accepted this practice.Cremation is offered at P25,000 to P30,000. The urn is a separate cost.They have urns from China, Mexico and the United States of America which cost P25,000 to a P45,000 solid brass urn from the US.“We also have a set of urns for families who want to each take part of the cremains. There’s a bigger urn for the mother and little urns for the children.”Cosmopolitan branches in Nivel Hills in Lahug and Junquera in Cebu City, Mandaue City and Lapu-Lapu City are among the 22 branches in the Visayas and Mindanao.Funeral packages cost P8,000 to as much as P5 million. View comments SMC bags Bulacan airport project (The P8,000 package is a special rate for clients referred by the Department of Social Welfare and Development.)Packages include the casket, embalming, use of chapel, lights and candles setups and flowers.Some clients want personalized flower arrangements. A set can cost around P60,000 depending on the kind of flowers used.“Some packages reach millions, especially when the families would specify themes like having the stage set up like a golf course because the deceased loved golf. Families have different ways of honoring their loved ones,” said Barrameda.“It could be because we Filipinos still really want to say our final goodbyes and it’s important that we see them first before they are cremated,” said Barrameda.Read Next “It really depends on the kind of flowers and the setup. The most expensive that our suppliers here offer is about P15,000.” he said.Cremation at P30,000, which includes the cost of the urn, is getting more popular in Cebu.Families who take this option usually ask for a three-day viewing period to allow mourners to say goodbye.“We have urns at P2,500 made of marble and P20,000 made of porcelain,” Tarungao said.Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes, on the other hand, was founded in 1951 by Renato Dychangco, Sr. back in the days when caskets were carried by kalesas to the cemetery for burial.ADVERTISEMENT Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip Cebu Rolling Hills Memorial Chapel was built in 1994 in Mandaue City as an expansion of the Rolling Hills Memorial Park built in 1981 in Bacolod City.To date, the facility has 17 chapels.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeRuel Tarungao of the marketing department said the lowest package of P28,000 includes a casket, embalming, lights and candles and venue for the vigil wake for five days.Flowers cost extra, from P300 to P15,000. Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege ‘High-tech legs’ spring hope for Army men who lost limbs in Marawi siege PLAY LIST 06:02‘High-tech legs’ spring hope for Army men who lost limbs in Marawi siege02:52Iran: ‘expectations not met’ in Vienna talks08:57SC Justice Reyes: Guard WPS for 24 hours? Spend money on ‘more important’ things03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Painters refuse to go quietlylast_img read more