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Triple Murder Burger

Triple Murder Burger

Did You Know? The Library of Congress officially credits Louis Lunch in New Haven, CT, with inventing the burger in 1895.

Dish 1: Triple Murder Burger
Where: Haven Brothers Diner, 72 Spruce St, Providence, RI 02906
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Green Chili Cheeseburger

Green Chili Cheeseburger

Did You Know? In 1904, the hamburger created a sensation when it officially debuted at the St. Louis World’s Fair.

Dish 2: Green Chili Cheeseburger
Where: Frontier Restaurant, 2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Double Big Jud Burger

Double Big Jud Burger

Did You Know? The most expensive burger in the US is The Fleurburger sold at Fleur de Lys in Vegas’ Mandalay Bay for $5,000. It is made with Kobe beef and topped with black truffles and foie gras. It is accompanied by a bottle of 1995 Chateau Petrus.

Dish 3: Double Big Jud Burger
Where: Big Jud’s, 1289 S. Protest Rd, Boise, ID 83706
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Blimpy Burger

Blimpy Burger

Did You Know? The largest commercially available hamburger weighs 319 lbs. and is available for $1,800 at Mallie's Sports Grill in Southgate, MI.

Dish 4: Blimpy Burger
Where: Krazy Jim’s Blimpy Burger, 551 S. Division St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Double Butter Burger

Double Butter Burger

Did You Know? There is a Hamburger Hall of Fame in Seymour, WI.

Dish 5: Double Butter Burger
Where: Kroll's, 1990 S. Ridge Road, Green Bay, WI 54304
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Thurminator

Thurminator

Did You Know? McDonald's has sold 12 hamburgers for every person in the world.

Dish 6: Thurminator
Where: Thurman Café, 183 Thurman Ave, Columbus, OH 43206
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Fresh tortilla chips topped with Spanish ham

Fresh tortilla chips topped with Spanish ham

Fresh tortilla chips are topped with Spanish ham at 100 Montaditos, a fast food restaurant in Barcelona. 960 1280

  

Pret A Manger in London

Pret A Manger in London

Pret A Manger, which means “ready to eat,” is London’s most popular local fast food chain, serving local, fresh and healthy meals. 960 1280

  

Charles Bridge in Prague

Charles Bridge in Prague

A ferry passes under the famed Charles Bridge in picturesque Prague. 960 1280

  

Havelska Koruna in Prague

Havelska Koruna in Prague

A cook unveils a cauldron filled with dumplings and beef heart at Havelska Koruna, a fast food canteen in Prague. 960 1280

  

Quick, a Parisian burger chain

Quick, a Parisian burger chain

Patrons enjoy their sandwiches at Quick, a Parisian burger chain that has more than 400 hundred locations. 960 1280

  

100 Montaditos in Barcelona

100 Montaditos in Barcelona

A small plate of montaditos -- small Spanish sandwiches -- at 100 Montaditos fast food chain in Barcelona. 960 1280

  

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

The crew shoots Gaudi’s famed Sagrada Familia, a cherished landmark in Barcelona. 960 1280

  

A sampling of montaditos

A sampling of montaditos

A sampling of the many montaditos served at 100 Montaditos in Barcelona. These small sandwiches come in vegetable, meat and fish varieties. 960 1280

  

A Londoner enjoys Domino's

A Londoner enjoys Domino's

A Londoner enjoys a hot slice of Domino's tandoori chicken pizza, which features chicken marinated in yogurt and Indian spices. 960 1280

  

The McTurco

The McTurco

The McTurco, a McDonalds specialty in Istanbul, Turkey, is a beef or chicken patty with hot red pepper sauce served on pita bread. 960 1280

  

Istanbul

Istanbul

Istanbul’s stunning cityscape. 960 1280

  

Pizza Hut in Istanbul

Pizza Hut in Istanbul

A fresh Mediterranean pizza at a Pizza Hut in Istanbul. 960 1280

  

Simit Sarayi in Istanbul

Simit Sarayi in Istanbul

Simit, a crispy, sesame Turkish bagel, is served fresh with tomatoes and cheese at Simit Sarayi in Istanbul. 960 1280

  

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Geisha Girls

Geisha Girls

We love Japan's rich culture, including Kabuki Theater and Geisha girls --traditional, female Japanese entertainers whose skills including performing various Japanese arts such as classical music and dance. 960 1280

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Banryutei Rock Garden at Kongobu-ji Temple

Banryutei Rock Garden at Kongobu-ji Temple

Experience spiritual peace at the Kongobu-ji Temple’s Zen meditation garden, located on Mount Koya. The temple’s modern Banryutei rock garden in Japan’s largest, with 140 granite stones arranged to suggest a pair of dragons emerging from clouds to protect the temple. 960 1280

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Acura/Honda

Acura/Honda

We love American-made automobiles, but we also love Japanese manufactured cars, like Acura, the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Honda Motor Company. And this will get your motor revving; Honda has been the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1959. 960 1280

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Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama Chinatown

You can’t leave Japan without Yokohama Chinatown, the largest Chinatown in Asia and 1 of the largest in the world. There are roughly 250 Chinese-owned/themed shops and restaurants scattered throughout the district. You’ll be shocked to know that only a few Chinese people still live in Chinatown with a population of about 3,000 to 4,000 people. 960 1280

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Mori Art Museum

Mori Art Museum

Explore Japan’s top tourist attractions, including the Mori Art Museum (pictured), Tokyo Tower, Tokyo National Museum and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. Osaka and Kyoto are also our favorite Japanese cities; so, make sure you add these exciting destinations to your travel itinerary if you’re planning a trip “The Land of the Rising Sun.” 960 1280

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Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu Massage

We love a relaxing Shiatsu massage. Shiatsu is a type of alternative medicine consisting of finger and palm pressure, stretches and other massage techniques. Practitioners believe it’s a good way to help people cope with issues such as stress, muscle pain, nausea, anxiety and depression. 960 1280

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Tokyo's Akihabara District

Tokyo's Akihabara District

The Japanese have always been a leader in cutting-edge technology, and what better place to visit than Tokyo’s Akihabara District to check out or buy some of the hottest, high-tech gadgets in the world. Looking for designer fashions, visit Tokyo’s Shibuya District if you’re looking for designer fashions; or go shopping for traditional Japanese crafts at the Japan National Craft Center in Tokyo. 960 1280

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Nothing beats the pomp and circumstance of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony also called the Way of Tea. This cultural activity involves the ceremonial preparation and presentation of matcha, powdered green tea. And we can’t turn down a good, soothing cup of green tea. 960 1280

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Sushi

Sushi

Sushi is a popular Japanese food, and we love it! Sashimi, neta, shan and wasabi are all the makings of a delicious and succulent sushi meal. 960 1280

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Sumo Wrestling

Sumo Wrestling

Sumo wrestling is a competitive full-contact sport that originated in Japan, the only country where it is practiced professionally. We admire the brute strength of the wrestlers and their ability to force their hefty opponents out of the circular ring, or to touch the ground with anything other than the soles of the feet. 960 1280

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Mount Fiji and Cherry Blossoms

Mount Fiji and Cherry Blossoms

This photo captures 2 things we love about the Japanese. We enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms and the snow-capped peak of majestic Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan. 960 1280

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Katsura Imperial Villa

Katsura Imperial Villa

Take a stroll through a beautiful Japanese garden like the Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto (pictured), Sankeien Garden in Tokyo, Rikugien Garden in Yokohama, Ritsurin Garden in Takamatsu or Kenrokuen Garden in Kanazawa. 960 1280

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George takei

George takei

We appreciate the acting talents of Japanese actors, including George Takei (pictured), Takeshi Shimura and Ken Watanabe. 960 1280

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Karate

Karate

We love the discipline of Karate, a martial art that developed in the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan, in the 19th century. Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands. 960 1280

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Cosplay at Nipponbashi Street Fiesta

Cosplay at Nipponbashi Street Fiesta

What’s not to love about dressing up in fun costumes? We marvel at the popularity of Cosplay. Participants dress up in costumes and accessories to represent a specific character or idea. Comic books, anime, graphic novels and video games are often sources of inspiration. 960 1280

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Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace

We enjoy learning about Japanese royalty and their history. Visit Tokyo and see the remarkable Imperial Palace, the main residence of the Emperor of Japan. Built on the site of the old Edo castle, include the main palace, private residences of the imperial family, an archive, museum and administrative offices. 960 1280

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Nagoya Port

Nagoya Port

Nagoya Port, located in Isle bay, is the largest and busiest trading port in Japan. This port is notably the largest exporter of cars in Japan. So we admire the Japanese for their industrial ingenuity. 960 1280

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