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Win a Trip for Two to Cartagena, Colombia

Win a trip to Cartagena, Colombia

Have you ever traveled to Colombia? If not, here’s your chance! In 2012, at the end of our Galapagos and Ecuador adventures, we tacked a few days onto the trip to visit Cartagena, Colombia. I never really shared any stories from the trip, only because I never got around to sorting and editing my photos! FINALLY, I spent […]

Left Speechless: Photos of Matsushima Bay, Japan

Matsushima Bay, Japan

There’s a story that everyone in Japan will tell you about Matsushima Bay. Back in 1689, the great haiku poet, Matsuo Basho, was traveling on foot from Tokyo to the northernmost shore of Japan’s main island. He documented this six month journey in his most famous work, Narrow Road to the Deep North. As he trekked up the northern coast, he ascended a hill overlooking Matsushima Bay. As he looked down […]

Be a California Sea Turtle Hero And Win a Trip to San Diego

Leatherback Nesting Turtle

I know I’m not the only one out there infatuated with sea turtles. These graceful creatures capture the hearts and minds of beachgoers around the world. Anyone who has been lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these gentle animals in the wild will tell you it’s a thrill you’ll never forget. Last week, buried among a dozen or so, unsolicited […]

Eating My Way Around San Francisco’s Little Italy

SF Food Tour: Little Italy/North Beach

San Francisco is a famously food-loving city, so one way to learn about the city is by exploring its neighborhoods through the things you can eat. A few weeks ago, my friend Noel was in town and he asked me to come up to join him on a culinary walking tour of the city. I was eager to tag along […]

A Sweet Day in Downtown L.A.

Macarons at Bottega Louie, Los Angeles

On Saturday, July 19, we held our latest #SweetsCrawl, an occasional EIT reader meetup and dessert-fueled urban walking tour. This time we explored the bakeries and sweets shops in Downtown Los Angeles. This event in Los Angeles was special to me for a few reasons. First, we had several long-time friends join us on the walk. Xochitl, who owns the vegan baking company, Vegan Chica, helped coordinate the […]

Tips for Travel To Torres del Paine National Park

Torres del Paine National Park - Mirador Las Torres

A few years ago, Kevin and I visited Torres del Paine National Park in Chile’s Patagonia region. This trip to the end of the earth was amazing, but we found it somewhat challenging to plan. Seeking to address the lack of information we found online, we shared the post, Tips for the W Trek in Torres del Paine, Chile. As […]