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Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For Old Havana, Cuba
If you're heading to Cuba, please bring us back some Havana Club rum, oh, and you're going to want to pack right. Here's my advice on what to wear in Havana.
Channeling Cuba Style
Mojitos. Classic cars. Buena Vista Social Club. Up until a few days ago, that was pretty much the extent of my knowledge of Cuba. It's a place so often described as "stuck in time" that it seems cl...
A Perfect Afternoon in Old Havana
Ralph Maccio's doppelganger showed me that getting lost in Old Havana is a good thing.
Cucumber and Ginger Mojito Cocktail
Cuba is the home of the Mojito so I thought I would make a new version of the classic refresher with this Cucumber and Ginger Mojito.
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Five Favorite Pins: Spring Break
Did you guys see the Cards Against Humanity Coachella expansion pack over at WhoWhatWear? If you've ever gone to the infamous festival then you'll laugh your ironic flower crowns off at w...
Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail
Cuba is still calling to me, almost a week after I left. Perhaps because I'm up to my eyeballs in photos, perhaps because it's one of the more nuanced places I've visited, perhaps because the food ...
Yucca Fries with Mojo Mayonnaise
For my first trip to Cuba, I threw a mini send-off party with all the classics: Mojitos, mojo, and yucca. As in classic Yucca Fries with a super simple Mojo Mayonnaise.
Cuban Iced Chocolate Frappe
I call this drink a Cuban Iced Chocolate Frappe because it's inspired by that stupendous chocolate concoction I had in Old Town Havana when I visited Cuba but I don't know where it's really fr...
Salt & Wind Favorite Travels 2014
Reflection is all the rage on this the last day of the year and around here that means looking back on our most favorite travels of 2014.
Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho
It seems I brought the heat with me back from Cuba — at least to Los Angeles. For the past 48 hours, it’s been blazing hot here with temperatures north of 90°F and it’s made m...
How To Know If Your Traveler's Illness Might Be A Parasite
If you're here at Salt & Wind, we're going to assume that you live to travel. And that travel is how you connect with the world. But for all that travel give us, it can also take a toll on our ...
Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For Thailand
Packing for Thailand was a challenge—I wanted bright colors to match the country’s vibrancy but light materials to handle the humid heat. At the end of the day, I stuck to a slightly co...