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Non-Alcoholic Mexican Drinks: 10 Authentic Mexican Drinks You MUST Try!

May 29, 2018
10 Mexican Non Alcoholic Drinks You Must Try!

Mexico City has so many flavorful non-alcoholic Mexican drinks that are just begging to be tasted! As you’re walking around the city, you won’t get far without seeing a street vendor with the most colorful looking refreshments. I’ve put together some of the most common drinks you’ll find. Give ‘em a try! 10 Authentic Non-Alcoholic Mexican Drinks You MUST Try! 1. Agua Frescas Source Let’s start with the…

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The Ultimate Guide to Craft Beer in San Diego

November 2, 2017
Craft beer, San Diego, California

Can you even talk about San Diego without mentioning its exploding craft beer scene? In San Diego beer is not just a beverage; it’s an art form. Before arriving in San Diego I had no idea it was considered the craft brew capital of America. However, it definitely didn’t take me long to figure it out. Scattered around San Diego County you’ll find over 140 breweries; not to…

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5 of the Best Coffee Shops in Venice Beach

October 24, 2017

As soon as I arrived in Southern California, I was immediately on the lookout for the best coffee in Venice Beach. I am pleased to say I loved Venice Beach’s super impressive selection. It seems those SoCal surfer-hipsters sure know how to make a quality brew. Try any of the options below and I guarantee you won’t be disappointed in your choice. 🙂 5 of the Best Coffee…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Temecula Valley Wineries

July 17, 2017

Welcome to Southern California’s wine country, the Temecula Valley wineries. If you thought Sonoma and Napa Valley was all California had to offer in terms of wineries and vineyards, I’m pleased to inform you, they’re not. At the Temecula Valley wineries you can expect award-winning wines, tasty restaurants, and cozy bed and breakfast inns. I’ve put together everything you need to know for an enjoyable visit. 🙂 The…

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Wine Tasting at Vindemia Vineyard & Winery

July 12, 2017
Wine Tasting Vindemia Vineyard and Winery

Wine tasting at Vindemia Winery is a must! Vindemia Winery is a fantastic gem in Southern California’s Temecula Valley. Their tagline reads, “venture down a road less taken…”, and after enjoying an afternoon at the vineyard, I would say yes! Definitely venture down that road. 🙂 So, let’s dive on in, shall we?  Wine Tasting at Vindemia Vineyard and Winery About Vindemia Winery Google Maps 33133 Vista Del…

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10 Best Coffee Shops in San Diego

June 5, 2017
Best Coffee Shops in San Diego

Shortly after arriving in San Diego, I was on a mission to find the best coffee shops. I am very excited to say that San Diego’s coffee scene is on point. As the San Diego Caffeine Crawl of 2017 summed up, “it isn’t sunshine alone that makes San Diego’s coffee and tea culture so fantastic”. You’ll find that many coffee shops take great pride in the coffee they…

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A Guide to the Guadalupe Valley Wineries: Baja California’s Stunning Wine Country

May 26, 2017
Baja California Guadalupe Valley Wineries

Baja California’s booming wine scene has been making serious waves globally. Could it be? World class wine just 2 hours south of the San Diego border? Since I’m constantly on a mission to seek out and explore hidden gems, I knew a getaway to the Guadalupe Valley wineries or, the “Valle”, was on the horizon. And did I find world-class wine? I sure did! This was the perfect…

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Finding Wine Country Gems at Hotel Hacienda Guadalupe

May 24, 2017
Baja California Guadalupe Valley Wineries

The secret’s getting out that Mexico’s Guadalupe Valley is making some of the best wines worldwide. These backcountry vineyards are remote and rustic, yet sophisticated, hip, and refreshingly innovative. Located about 2 hours south of San Diego, trust me when I say, Mexico’s wine country is unlike any other you’ve experienced. If looking for a weekend getaway, look no further than Hotel Hacienda Guadalupe. At Hotel Hacienda Guadalupe you can…

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8 Authentic Mexican Drinks that’s NOT a Margarita

May 5, 2017

I had high expectations of drinking a margarita with just about every meal during my trip to Mexico. However, after scouring the city center of Mexico City for hours, I came to the conclusion that there must be a disconnect between what I thought Mexicans drank, and what they actually drink. It turns out, margaritas are not wildly popular in true Mexican culture. So I decided to find some…

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What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila?

April 11, 2017
Whats the difference between mezcal tequila

Just about everyone’s heard of the extremely popular Mexican liquor, tequila. But few are familiar with another popular Mexican drink, Mezcal. Mexicans love mezcal! Mezcal and tequila are both fermented beverages made from the agave plant however, they do have a few differences. What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila? Flavor Mezcal’s most distinguishable characteristic is its strong smoky flavor. This flavoring is created during the production process…

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Why There No Margaritas in Mexico City

February 1, 2017
Margaritas Mexico City

When I booked my 10-day trip to Mexico City, I literally had dreams of margaritas (with salt of course!) dancing in my head. Naturally, I was expecting the tex-mex version. You know the ones. The giant salt-rimmed goblets filled with the a magical, zesty-sour concoction. I thought there would be margaritas everywhere in Mexico City. I scoured the historic center for hours trying to find a restaurant that sold them.…