Field Notes

From Girls' Getaways to Road Trips to Weekends Away, these are the stories and itineraries of our latest travels.
Weekend Away: The Food Lover’s Guide to Canada’s Okanagan Valley | http://saltandwind.com

Weekend Away: The Food Lover’s Guide to Canada’s Okanagan Valley

Think Western Canada and what you might not think of? A desert-like landscape with world-class wines, nearby beaches, and lots of local produce. But that’s exactly what you’ll find in Canada’s Okanagan Valley.

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What to Eat In Baja California Alta (And Where)!  | http://saltandwind.com

What to Eat In Baja California Alta (And Where)!

We here at Salt & Wind have been salivating over Baja California for some time now. So we figured it high time to tell you what to eat (and where). 

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How to Live Like a Local in Burgundy | http://saltandwind.com

How to Live Like a Local in Burgundy

The one daydream we're 1000% sure every food travel lover has? To move to the French Countryside in pursuit of great french wine, bread and cheese. Lisa Samuel has given us her roadmap to the perfect visit in the Burgundy region of France to fit the daydream into a vacation-sized package. 

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How To Eat Like You Live in Los Angeles | http://saltandwind.com

How To Eat Like You Live in Los Angeles

For a long time, Los Angeles had the reputation of being more of a dieter’s town than a food-lover’s haven. A place where diners were more concerned about celebrity sightings than James Beard Awards and the word Michelin only referred to tires. Thankfully, things change.

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The 8 West Coast Craft Breweries Worth A Road Trip | http://saltandwind.com

The 8 West Coast Craft Breweries Worth A Road Trip

It wasn’t long ago that a “craft beer road trip” wasn’t even a thing. But with the explosion of craft breweries, and amazing breweries at that, what was once a beer-lovers pipe dream is now very much a reality. While some of America’s best craft beers can be found in the West Coast’s major cities, there are other great breweries that are worth the drive. 

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How To Hack Your Next Frankfurt Layover | http://saltandwind.com

How To Hack Your Next Frankfurt Layover

Travel is often so much about the destination--but what about the journey? Layovers can also be fun, and we show you how to have the best possible time in Frankfurt aka one of the world’s largest hubs!

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Illas Cíes: The Other Spanish Island Getaway | http://saltandwind.com

Illas Cíes: The Other Spanish Island Getaway

You’re heading to Spain in the summer, so you’ve probably considered an island side trip to Mallora or Ibiza. But how about a destination a little less, well, obvious? For a vacation off the beaten path, you can’t do better than the Illas Cíes, a tiny archipelago in the province of Galicia.

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How To Savor Sonoma Like a Local: Sip by Sip Through Sonoma | http://saltandwind.com

How To Savor Sonoma Like a Local: Sip by Sip Through Sonoma

Whether or not you’ve done Napa, you haven’t experienced the heart of Northern California wine country until you’ve explored Sonoma Valley. With its unhurried European pace and warm, welcoming vibe that encourages guests to stop, savor and stay a while, it’s no wonder they call it “Slownoma.” Here's how to do two perfect days in Sonoma. 

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Road Trip through Western Canada: Turn a quick hour flight into a 7 day vacation | http://saltandwind.com

Road Trip through Western Canada: Turn a quick hour flight into a 7 day vacation

Road trip vacations are our new favorite thing, so the next time you have the choice of a flight or a drive, we suggest the latter. And if that distance just so happens to be between the two westernmost provinces in Canada, we’d not only suggest it, we’d encourage it. Because when a country has this much to offer, you’d be seriously missing out by flying.

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48 Hour Digital Detox At The Fairmont Grand Del Mar | http://saltandwind.com

48 Hour Digital Detox At The Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Your to do list is never-ending, you incessantly scroll through Insta to see who has posted lately, and the news alerts just won’t stop. And you’ve developed an eye twitch that you swear wasn’t there before. It’s time for a Digital Detox. 

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How To Eat Your Way Through China (Without Leaving Hong Kong) | http://saltandwind.com

How To Eat Your Way Through China (Without Leaving Hong Kong)

Hong Kong is like the melting pot for China’s food culture, and you can literally eat your way through Mainland China without ever having to leave the island. 

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Tasting the “Other” California Coast: A Weekend Guide To Baja California Alta | http://saltandwind.com

Tasting the “Other” California Coast: A Weekend Guide To Baja California Alta

Baja California has been one of Mexico's best-kept culinary secrets but is getting its moment in the sun. These are a few must-stop places should you head south of the border. 

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