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Chronicles of our trips from 24 hours in a city to the block you must visit to our latest adventures.
24 Hours In Echo Park with Valerie Gordon | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hours In Echo Park with Valerie Gordon

Award-winning chocolatier, acclaimed cookbok author, and all-around pastry queen, Valerie Gordon, shows us around the Los Angeles neighborhood where she spends most of her days: Echo Park.

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Ingestible Beauty: Six Ways To Stay Gorgeous While Traveling | http://saltandwind.com

Ingestible Beauty: Six Ways To Stay Gorgeous While Traveling

We travel to eat (of course!), but never at the expense of feeling and looking good. In order to (literally) have our cake and eat it too, we turn to these six road-tested tips so our vacation can be every bit as indulgent as it is beneficial! 

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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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A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your Summer Vacation | http://saltandwind.com

A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your Summer Vacation

Minimal isn’t usually in our vocab when we’re packing, but there’s no bigger buzzkill than lugging an overweight suitcase. So, for our summer vacation, we narrowed it down to these 12 essentials.

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5 Things to Know Before Traveling Abroad (That We Wish Someone Had Told Us) | http://saltandwind.com

5 Things to Know Before Traveling Abroad (That We Wish Someone Had Told Us)

Going abroad is a big deal, so you want to be prepared. Before you grab your passport, take a look at these 5 travel lessons we learned the hard way!

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Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: Why You Should Sometimes Definitely Take The Longest Way | http://saltandwind.com

Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: Why You Should Sometimes Definitely Take The Longest Way

Let’s get one thing straight, shall we? Road trips should be a trip where you spend a lot of time getting from point A to point B and really enjoying it all, you know? To me, road trip perfection was that time I headed out of Los Angeles and took my sweet time to get Austin, as in 6 days amount of time. 

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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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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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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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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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