Take it slow in the soul of the American Southwest, where Native American spirituality and Spanish traditions run deep.
Girl Hallucinates Her Habitat – Catavina, Baja California
Deeper into the desert, Chelsea stops in a tiny village where gas stations are loaded pick up trucks, and the only hotel looks almost too good to be true
Fat Girl Meets Mexican Cuisine – Ensenada, Baja California
After sorting her immigration woes, Chelsea ditches Van Morrison and eats her way through the tantalizing streets of Ensenada
Girl Abandons Van for Wine: An Impromptu Tour of So-Cal Wineries
Ever nearing the Mexican Border, Chelsea meets a couple who show her the poshest way to enjoy a handful of extravagant wineries in Paso Robles and San Simeon.
Girl Meets Swanky Southern California: Monterey and More…
As she makes her way closer to the Mexican border, Chelsea treats herself to a night away from her traveling companion and home on wheels, Van Morrison in the ever posh seaside town of Monterey, California.
Girl + Van + Seafood = Newport, OR
Nothing says Newport, Oregon like bayside pubs, bags of fresh fish, and an entirely affordable oyster farm. Add a quaint RV park next to the water, and a handful of friendly new faces and you’ve got yourself the perfect pit stop on the road to Mexico.
Return to Vienna: Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again?
After years away, our writer returns to find that Vienna has changed, but the city of old is not hard to find.
Dining and Etiquette Around the World
Did you know that in France, you should finish everything on your plate but leave your wine glass nearly full if you do not want more. Here are dining etiquette tips from around the world.
Around the World for a Cup of Coffee
As I sat outside of a local restaurant in Santa Cruz, California, I took an unexpected voyage around the world.
Video: Chasing Rock Lobster off Australia’s Rottnest Island
On this island off the coast of West Australia, the lobster are plentiful – and yummy!
Traveling in Taste: A Mexican Culinary Vacation
Learn about local culture while cooking authentic palette pleasing meals with chef Pilar Cabrera.
Getting a Raw Deal: Dining at New York’s Pure Food and Wine
It’s a fresh way to dine and healthy, no less! It’s hard to notice these succulent gourmet dishes are raw at this Manhattan restaurant.