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Mattie Bamman
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New Article in Northwest Travel Magazine: New Tasting Rooms of Willamette Valley
Had a great time researching this article, which gave me the opportunity to meet a lot of cool people working in the Oregon wine industry (and drink their wines!). The wine-tasting scene in Willamette Valley has drastically changed in the last two years, an...
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The Extended Layover: Get More Out of Your Travels
Originally published on EuropeUpClose.com For years, I flew from point A to point B without even thinking about the cities in which I had layovers. In Europe, I had stopovers in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and
more, and I never really thought abou...
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The American Local Restaurant Review: Rockin' Izakaya American Style
In Portland, Oregon, The American Local restaurant opens January 15 (tomorrow), and I just returned from a surprising meal there. A venture by couple Jenny Whaley (host) and Chris Nickolaus (chef), The
American Local will set up shop at 30th Avenue and SE ...
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10 Ways to Beat Jet Lag in Amsterdam
Originally published on EuropeUpClose.com 1. Visit a Coffee Shop (No, not that kind) Marijuana makes many people tired, so it’s a good idea to stay away
from the city’s wickedly popular “coffeeshops”—at least on the first
day. Fortunately, Amsterdamers ha...
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Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Portfolios
I've recently updated by culinary travel writing and photography
portfolios. If you have the time, check them out and tell me what you
think! www.mattiejohnbamman.com
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Discovering the Old Italy: Puglia and Basilicata (new article)
Amphitheater in Lecce, Puglia Originally published on the Viator Travel Blog . It wasn’t long ago that travel guidebooks ignored Southern Italy, but
the regions of Puglia and Basilicata have long been top travel
destinations among Italy’s domestic travele...
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The Painted Lady Restaurant in Northwest Travel Magazine (this month)
Happy to have my second article in Northwest Travel Magazine! In this ravenous round of food-and-wine obsession, I explore haute cuisine, aka really innovative and surprising food, at The Painted Lady restaurant. Located in Willamette Valley and with a roma...
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Flavours of Melbourne Named "Best Culinary Travel Book" in Australia
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to say that the Flavours of Melbourne book that I helped write has been
named the "best culinary travel book" in Australia by the Gourmand
World. The book now qualifies for the next round - “GOURMAND BEST IN THE WORLD” COMPETITION. Woo! So excited....
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Thanks, Carrie! It's one of the coolest projects I've ever worked on. Good peeps at the publishing house, Smudge Publishing, too.
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10 Ways to Beat Jet Lag in Amsterdam
Originally published on EuropeUpClose.com 1. Visit a Coffee Shop (No, not that kind) Marijuana makes many people tired, so it’s a good idea to stay away
from the city’s wickedly popular “coffeeshops”—at least on the first
day. Fortunately, Amsterdamers ha...
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Why Jon Rimmerman is a Rock Star
I found a new hero over the weekend: Jon Rimmerman , founder of Garagiste , a "100% independent, pro-consumer purveyor of wine, food, wisdom, and esoteric tidbits of travel and culture." What's not to love? Rimmerman is all about high-value wine, and in his...
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