Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
By: Andreana Chou Latinx Heritage Month spans from September 15th to October 15th. Why start on September 15th, instead of September 1st or October 1st? Well, September 15th aligns with the Independence Day celebrations of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Prior to these Latin nations, Mexico and Chile also declared their independence from Spain on September 16, 1810 and September 21, 1810 respectively.
Let’s Talk About Taking a Break
This week we talk about taking a break. We recently had the opportunity to travel together, and we thought it could be an interesting topic to explore. How/when/if you take a break or vacation during these very trying and scary times. How can we take time for ourselves when it feels impossible?
To Monte Alban Mezcal, with Love
Those school-boy days of drinking shots in parking lots are gone, but my affection for Monte Alban Mezcal will live on and on. In the mezcal-geek bubble that Chava and I travel in, you don’t hear a lot of love for the first mezcal most of us ever tried. But outside those circles?
How I’m Using Herbal Infusions to Recreate My Favorite Travel Memories
For the first few months of the Covid-19 pandemic, I have to admit that I enjoyed the break from airports and planes. Prior to March 2020, I was taking a flight about once a month (between work trips, visiting family, and vacations).