In Bali, Indonesia, travel writer Kristin Henning discovers, unexpectedly and happily, that daily life is infused with quiet rituals and meaningful offerings …it’s a way of life.
The maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia lie on either side of the Bay of Fundy, the phenomenal home to the world’s greatest tidal extremes. While travel to both provinces undoubtedly involves seafood chowders and live lobster plucked from the bay, the culinary heritage of this northeastern zone encompasses much more.
San Jose del Cabo, 20 miles up the road from Cabo San Lucas on the southern edge of Baja California peninsula, is the more sophisticated sibling of the two towns. With its arts district, colonial architecture, and festive central plaza, it’s no wonder that Mexican transplants, an older demographic, and expats are adopting this place. The hotels along the beach are complemented by real locally-owned restaurants and accommodations. A sanctuary on the north side of town attracts birders, and the hills beyond that are welcoming new residents and businesses, like Acre Restaurant and Cocktail Bar.
During a recent phone call to the Breckenridge Distillery offices, the casual atmosphere of this business in Colorado’s prime ski territory came chiming through. An office dog barked, some background jokes interplayed with our conversation, and someone was, reportedly, exiting…
“This is not just a forest. I want things to happen there, ” says Jaume Marin, Marketing Director of Costa Brava Girona Tourism.