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Home for the Holidays: The Great Belgian Pumpkin Pie Massacre

by Kimberley Lovato. Posted Nov 27th 2013 08:00 AM
Holiday background image of all that remains of a delicious piece of pumpkin pie.  Plate with crumbs and used fork on wood backg
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As a single working mother of twins in the '70s, my mother planned meals based on available coupons and recipes that had no more than four steps; if they could be prepared in fewer -- freezer to microwave to table -- that was even better. Thanksgiving dinner was no exception.
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A Quest for Beer's Holy Grail

by David Moss. Posted Aug 2nd 2013 11:00 AM
Westvleteren beer crates in Belgium

On the last train of the day from Bruges to Brussels, as I realized the irony in fighting jetlag by counting the sheep in the passing Belgian farmland, I momentarily questioned the cost--benefit ratio of my trip. Half a hemisphere from home, with heavy eyelids, sore feet and an iPhone that functioned only as a ticking clock, the ultimate goal of my journey was still nowhere to be found.
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Following in the Footsteps of Our Fallen Fathers in Belgium

by David Kiley. Posted Aug 8th 2011 01:00 PM

Crossing over to Belgium from Germany is seamless. AOL Auto's David Kiley finds his way to the next and last stop on the journey to find the footsteps and final resting place of his Uncle Eddie. The trip was made easy by the navigation system in the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited he took on the trip.
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Solar-Powered Rail Tunnel Connects Paris to Amsterdam

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 8th 2011 10:30 AM
Paris to Amsterdam Train Solar-Powered

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Europe's first high-speed international trains to use solar panel generated electricity were introduced Monday. The trains link the cities of Paris and Amsterdam.
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For Budget Travel, Europe Remains a Popular Destination

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Mar 24th 2011 07:00 AM
budget travel europe

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Receiving over 470 million tourists in 2010, Europe continues to be one of the top travel destinations in the world. Yet despite its popularity, many people who don't live near the continent maintain that cheap travel to Europe is simply not possible. It's time to debunk this myth. For knowledgeable travelers interested in budget travel, Europe is a fantastic option.
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