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Chronicles of our trips from 24 hours in a city to the block you must visit to our latest adventures.
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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Untamed Big Island: Escaping The Crowds For Waimea Bay | http://saltandwind.com

Untamed Big Island: Escaping The Crowds For Waimea Bay

The Aloha State and I are becoming good friends as I've spent a fair amount of time there during the last few years. Admittedly, most of that time has been on Oahu, but this latest trip included my first visit to Big Island (aka the island of Hawaii). Big Island is a place I've long wanted to explore because I've heard a lot of about the awesome farms, ranches, and artisans. 

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10 Things We Wish We Had Known As Younger Travelers | http://saltandwind.com

10 Things We Wish We Had Known As Younger Travelers

Back in our 20s, we thought we were masters at travel but we were wrong. Here's how we failed.

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Toronto, Canada: Where To Go In The Kensington Market Neighborhood | http://saltandwind.com

Toronto, Canada: Where To Go In The Kensington Market Neighborhood

At first glance, it may be hard to wrap your head around the vibe of Kensington Market but give yourself an afternoon and you'll see why it's one of Toronto's most unique neighborhoods. 

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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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How To Tapas Crawl In Old Town San Sebastian | http://saltandwind.com

How To Tapas Crawl In Old Town San Sebastian

The culinary scene in Basque Country is totally unique and nowhere is that more evident that in San Sebastian. Here are my must-visit picks for doing a tapas crawl, Basque style.

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Our Packing Mantra: The 10 Travel Packing Tips We Live By | http://saltandwind.com

Our Packing Mantra: The 10 Travel Packing Tips We Live By

There are those of us who are natural-born packers and those of us who get anxiety anytime we pull out a suitcase. Despite the fact I've logged over 100,000 miles in on the road the past few years, I've long been a part of the anxious group. Here are my tips for overcoming overpacking once and for all.

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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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11 Packing Pointers For Dressing to Impress Your Bestie | http://saltandwind.com

11 Packing Pointers For Dressing to Impress Your Bestie

The ladies of Salt & Wind are headed on a Carribean cruise and we're jazzed. Stand-up paddling, umbrella-clad frozen daiquiris, and gossip mags? Bring. It. On. But, let's be honest, there's one reason more exciting than all the rest and it has to do with fashion. Girls mostly dress to impress other girls, right? With that in mind, we're going all out and, as such, here are the fashions we're packing to impress and be impressed by each other. 

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24 Hours in Long Beach, California with Beth Manos Brickey | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hours in Long Beach, California with Beth Manos Brickey

Beth Manos Brickey, the talent (recipes, photography, design!) behind Tasty Yummies — her gluten-free, real food website — takes us around her much-loved, new-ish hometown, Long Beach, California.

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