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Vanilla Is Nearly as Expensive as Silver. That Spells Trouble for Madagascar

On a recent Saturday afternoon in Sahabevava village, on the east coast of Madagascar, 46-year-old vanilla farmer Lydia Soa brandished the latest in …

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Why there is a worldwide shortage of vanilla

VANILLA is one of the world’s most popular spices and an important ingredient in products ranging from chocolate to perfume. But it is getting harder …

Vanilla Prices Are About to Skyrocket—Here's Why

Vanilla is currently more expensive than silver.<p><i>This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.</i><p>Recent worldwide food shortages have caused a …

Ice cream makers struggle with soaring vanilla prices

The price of vanilla has been at record highs - it's now more pricey than silver. Will ice cream makers have to put up prices? Hannah, Cleo and Kitty from Snugburys Ice Cream have held off... for now!

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The Price Of Vanilla Ice Cream And Baked Goods To Skyrocket This Summer

Vanilla now costs more per pound than silver<p>Vanilla beans are becoming a pricey commodity, and bakeries and ice cream companies are feeling the pinch …

Vanilla now more expensive than silver

Adding to our unfortunately growing list of food in peril, alongside maple syrup and hummus, is vanilla, now the most second most expensive spice in …

Vanilla now costs more than silver so we might have an ice cream crisis soon

Hopefully, you got your fill of vanilla ice cream over the bank holiday because we could be about to go through a vanilla shortage in the UK.<p>The …

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Ice cream makers struggle with record vanilla prices

The price of vanilla has hit a record high of US$600 per kilogram, making it even more than expensive than silver. As a result, many ice-cream makers …

More expensive than silver: Vanilla prices reach all-time high

Local businesses are feeling the squeeze as the price of vanilla skyrockets.

Woman charged with embezzling $139K in vanilla beans

ROCKFORD, Mich. — There's a lot of green in vanilla.<p>A Michigan spice importer says he solved the case of missing vanilla beans by installing a camera …

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Price of vanilla soars due to global shortage

The price of vanilla has more than doubled due to a global shortage, causing Australian ice-cream makers and bakeries to change their recipes.<p>A …

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In Spain, Many Travelers Fall Victim to These Common Schemes

Three days into a recent road trip along the Costa Brava region of northeastern Spain, my boyfriend and I stopped in the seaside town of Sant Feliu …

The Perfect Southern France Itinerary – 7 Days in Provence

Creating a 7-day itinerary for the South of France is no easy task. With so much to see and do, you really do have to narrow your focus a little or …

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

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The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

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These Are the Best Places to Travel in 2018

A new year is approaching, which means it’s time to start crossing off a few more destinations off your travel bucket list.<p>Countries like Iceland and …

13 Hiking Trails That Are Some Of The Most Dangerous In America

<b>Hiking is a pastime which is suitable for almost anyone, and it’s good exercise! From gentle walks to dangerous trails, people with all levels of</b> …

20 of the best outdoor activity breaks in the UK

These isles are alive with natural wonders – and experts who can get you close to the edge. From river-swims and packrafting to trail running and via ferrata, here are 20 great wilderness adventures<p>Sea kayaking, Highlands of Scotland<p><b>Difficulty: easy/moderate</b><b><br>Suitable for 16-plus (with accompanying</b> …

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Day 22-26: From Bergen to Trolltunga+5 things to do in Bergen UPD 2018

We are getting to Bergen and Trolltunga – two not to miss spots if you are traveling Norway. Bergen is considered by many the best city to visit in …

Different budget travel experience

(Last Updated On: March 27, 2018)<p>A different budget travel experience this time around.<p>I think I need a different budget travel experience this time …

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Planning a trip to Singapore – A guide to help you see and do more

<b>Singapore</b> is a place we have been many times, but often we don’t really do that much, except shopping and eating, and eating and shopping some more …

27 waterfalls that are so beautiful they'll take your breath away

1/<p>Skógafoss, Iceland<p>Iceland's Skógafoss waterfall is easily one of the most stunning falls in the world, with rainbows appearing on most days. They …

What Is Vancouver Famous For? A Top 10 List

What is Vancouver, British Columbia famous for? Here is the top ten list.<p>Vancouver Is Famous for Its Beauty<p>One of the most famous things about …

Time-lapse Video of Fastest El Capitan Climb is Downright Absurd | Adventure Sports Network

... In an unbelievable 2 hours 19 minutes and 44 seconds.<p>It has only been 60 years that climbers have been able to conquer the mystical wall of El …

The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

The Gear AT Hikers Can't Trek Without

Hikers on the Appalachian Trail have some of the most dialed kits on the planet. After all, if you’re lugging gear 2,200 miles for a couple months, you want to make sure you have everything you need and nothing you don’t. It pays to be picky. To get a look into what these hikers find essential, I …

The Adventure Guru: exploring the wilds of British Columbia

<i>As a child, Matthew Robertson would run away from school in order to explore the forests and find peace in nature. After many years spent travelling</i> …

Top 8 Long-distance hiking trails in around the world

I’M ALWAYS LOOKING for new outdoor challenges (to add to my current bucket list of climbing the seven summits and sailing the Pacific Ocean). …

Long desired/awaited reunion in Jasper National Park, Canada

We hope you enjoyed this entry in the We Said Go Travel Photo Award. Please visit this page to learn more and participate. Thank you for visiting We …

Bay Area San Francisco hikes: 9 trails with waterfall endings - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2017. It has been updated and republished with the most recent information.</i><p>The Bay Area’s abundance of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring <i>and</i> springtime rains are here, there’s no better time to get outside, …