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Video Tour – Taste Marin


Take a journey with Taste Marin Tours  through the past and the present as you travel through picturesque countryside views and landscapes that have remained unchanged for hundreds of years.

Join Taste Marin Tours for a Backroads Tasting Tour of Marin – click here for more information.






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Tourist or Traveler?

Are you a tourist or a traveler? In recent years, the trend has categorized a “tourist” as a person with little respect for the culture and land he/she visits. While a “traveler” is the opposite; someone who respects the laws and cultural differences of the people and the land visited.

The following information is shared with you in hopes of encouraging the building of bridges to friendships as conscientious travelers.

  • In preparing for your trip, do some research about the history and the culture of the people who live where you plan to vacation.
  • Leave the master-of-the-universe bit at home.
  • A lot of the customs and activities that we practice today were probably “borrowed” from the people that you are visiting today.
  • Stay away from derogatory statements, for example – “Y’all were discovered by…”
  • Challenge your preconceived realities; delete the trash.

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Building Community – One Fork at a Time

This year, wants travelers to journey to Hawaii to meet the local foodie community on Maui.

Local chefs, Chef Marc McDowell, Chef Beverly Gannon, Chef Ryan Luckey, Chef James McDonald and Chef Brian Etheridge, will share their passion for Hawaii’s new farm-to-table movement through cooking demonstrations; food, wine and dessert tastings; lectures; panel discussions and 5-star gourmet dinners.

The “Invitation to Foodies” seminar is a 3-day culinary event that explores Hawaii’s new eat local movement.  Attendees will gain knowledge that every foodie should know, personally and professionally, and meet local chefs, farmers and sommeliers.

This event benefits three Maui non-profits.  The non-profits are the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of Maui, Haku Baldwin Center and Ka Lima O Maui.

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