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Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by our home state of California.
Classic California Road Trip Itinerary: California Highway 1 Los Angeles To Big Sur | http://saltandwind.com

Classic California Road Trip Itinerary: California Highway 1 Los Angeles To Big Sur

One of my all-time favorite road trips here in California? Taking a long weekend to drive up Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Here's my advice for how to do it, where to go, and what to eat. 

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This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality | http://saltandwind.com

This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality

When you love food as much as we do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to eat, especially since there are different cities for different types of eater. So, here it is: our list of cities for (almost) every type of eater out there.

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The Essential Tips To Know Before Your Next Road Trip In California | http://saltandwind.com

The Essential Tips To Know Before Your Next Road Trip In California

So you've decided to road trip through the Golden State? Well, here are our essential tips before hitting the road so you can be sure to make the most of it!

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Why We Always And Forever Love Spring Skiing In California | http://saltandwind.com

Why We Always And Forever Love Spring Skiing In California

One of the reasons I can always use more Lake Tahoe in my life? It's the perfect mix of active all day and relaxing all night. This El Nino season, it's been hard to have a bad ski day but, I'm partial to Spring skiing, because, as a native Californian, I like to think we do it right.

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The Best Restaurants To Eat Local In Carmel By The Sea | http://saltandwind.com

The Best Restaurants To Eat Local In Carmel By The Sea

Sandwiched along the Northern California coast, Carmel-By-The-Sea is a coastal village marches to its own beat. The list of things to do in Carmel are plenty but as food people we’re always in search of where to eat. Here are Salt & Wind-approved restaurants for your next trip:

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Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins | http://saltandwind.com

Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins

We love a good muffin recipe but too often they're too sweet or too heavy. This is a simple dump-and-stir recipe for gluten free spiced carrot muffins that are just right!

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Kumquat Pistachio Brown Butter Tea Cakes Recipe | http://saltandwind.com

Kumquat Pistachio Brown Butter Tea Cakes Recipe

A simple dessert recipe for little cakes that are perfect for tea time -- but with a California twist! Brown butter and almond flour cakelets get mixed with roasted pistachios and candided kumquats for a not-too-sweet and healthy-ish treat!  

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San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide

San Diego is one of our favorite places for a weekend away and the North Little Italy (aka NoLI) neighborhood is where we always spend a few hours to shop, sip, and eat.

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Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch Cocktail

An easy punch recipe that's not too sweet, not too boozy, and just right for the Fall, this is made with pomegranate liqueur, ginger juice, apple cider, and sparkling wine.

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Tequila Spiked Horchata Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Tequila Spiked Horchata Cocktail

Homemade horchata gets spiked with tequila and coffee liqueur for a Mexican-flavored twist on a White Russian cocktail. 

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Your Next Day Trip From San Francisco Should Be An Oyster Crawl | http://saltandwind.com

Your Next Day Trip From San Francisco Should Be An Oyster Crawl

Close enough for a day trip, but far enough that it feels like an escape, Tomales Bay is a weekend getaway favorite for Bay Area locals. Here our our travel tips for a Bay Area oyster crawl.

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Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends

These are the places we dream of drinking rosé: some are alfresco, others chic, and some laidback but all are the kind of place you could sit back, sip rosé, and wish summer would never end.

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