It’s evening in Oaxaca City and the warm night air is pouring in through the open doors of the mezcal bar. Music is playing–an old Spanish favorite, Cielito Lindo—floats from the corner where a lone guitarist stands singing. I am surrounded by my fellow travelers; an unlikely, slapstick gang of bloggers and writers who, up… [Read More]
During my visit to Oaxaca, I traveled with Cantimplora Travel — founded by two local photographers – to discover the local culture, cuisine and yes, mezcal. In this new video, I meet with agave farmer and mezcal crafter, Alberto Martinez.
Coming to Oaxaca is like falling in love; you walk the streets and feel as though you’ve found a part of yourself here amidst the Sierra Madre mountains and cobblestone streets of the Old City. At once immediately familiar–like recognizing yourself in another–but exhilarating like love. Oaxaca is located in Southern Mexico and… [Read More]
When I look back at the places I’ve traveled to in 2015, I can’t help but feel incredibly lucky to have ridden camels in the Sahara, ventured into the medina of Marrakech, danced during warm nights in Cartagena, explored Death Valley and eaten farm-to-table cuisine in Jamaica. Every country has left a wonderful imprint… [Read More]