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The Loire Valley Guide

France’s Loire Valley captured my imagination early on. When I was a child, I found a book at my local library called Châteaux of the Loire Valley. I was transfixed by the images of stately castles with their turrets and intricate facades. I had seen castles like this in my […]

City, Food

Tulum Top Ten

I’m introducing a new post format called Top Ten where I’ll feature my top ten picks in some of my favorite destinations. I’ll still put together longer guides for destinations I know well enough to do so, but this is meant to be a fun, easy, and relatively quick way […]

City

10 Places to Go in 2018

The Emerging Arts Destination 1. Garzón, Uruguay This small town 30-minutes from José Ignacio is cementing itself as as a bonafide arts destination in 2018. Artist and Photographer Heidi Lender’s CAMPO AIR, an artist-in-residency program hosting artists and chefs in an abandoned puebla, began December 15 and will run through […]

City

Guide to Paris Part Un

Paris may very well be the world’s most beautiful city, but it is not simply the idyllic movie set many have come to expect. It is a big city with some grit and grime and diverse cultures and cuisines. This is precisely what makes it special. In addition to enjoying crêpes […]

Adventure

A Trip Back in Time: Salta Guide

Over the last six years, I believe I’ve spent more time on the road than at home. In Marrakech, I’ve haggled over carpets and sealed the deal over mint tea. I’ve climbed Kilimanjaro with a relentless guide, a marathoner and military officer who scolded me when I stopped for a […]