Articles written by: Jessica Festa

Jessica Festa is the editor of Epicure & Culture as well as Jessie on a Journey. She enjoys getting lost in new cities and having experiences you don’t read about in guidebooks. Some of her favorite travel experiences have been teaching English in Thailand, trekking her way through South America, backpacking Europe solo, road tripping through Australia, agritouring through Tuscany, and volunteering in Ghana.

Tasty Travel: 9 Ways To Immerse Yourself In Local Food Culture [Infographic]
Culture / Food / Infographic

Tasty Travel: 9 Ways To Immerse Yourself In Local Food Culture [Infographic]

There’s no denying the best way to immerse yourself in a culture is through the palate — and we don’t mean just eating at restaurants. In the below infographic, we explore the different ways travelers can experience their destination through food and drink for a truly delicious trip. Have a […]

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Fresh ceviche. Photo courtesy of holbox via Shutterstock.
Central America / Curated Lists / Food / South America / Tasty DM / Travel / Travel Guides

Tasty Travel: Latin America’s Best Street Eats

Alongside Southeast Asia and China, Latin America is without a doubt the home of some of the most sensational street eating on the planet. Forget about the grandiose gastro establishments of Oaxaca or the finicky fusion diners of Lima: it’s all about the freshly prepped, quick-grilled and hand-held in this […]

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From Setup To Salary: How To Create A Professional Blog That Makes Money
Connect / News / Tasty DM / Travel Tips

From Setup To Salary: How To Create A Professional Blog That Makes Money

While blogging was once a way for people to ramble off their opinions at will and share journals with the world, today it is a viable way to turn your passions, ideas and personality into a career you enjoy. A lot of you email me asking for help on starting […]

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Wine grapes. Photo courtesy of mythja via Shutterstock.
Drink / Ecotourism / North America / Organic / Projects / Small Business / Tasty DM

Wine Innovation: The World’s First Commercial Rooftop Vineyard Grows In NYC

Terroir. It’s an important wine term that essentially refers to the landscape, climate, soil, sun exposure and winemaking traditions of a vineyard, and how that affects wine grapes. When you taste the terroir of a wine you’re tasting the land and conditions from where it came from. There isn’t one […]

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Moving To NYC: What You Should Expect
North America / Travel Guides

Moving To NYC: What You Should Expect

There is nothing quite like city-living, especially in the Big Apple. With its seriously good eats, glamorous nightlife, Broadway shows, jazz clubs, famous museums, shopping and endless culture, New York City really is a world of its own. But if you’re new to the city it might be overwhelming and […]

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