Jessica Festa

About the Author

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.

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malnutrition in Haiti

Unraveling The Roots Of Malnutrition In Haiti

Haiti is a tropical paradise where babies can be seen flying through crowded streets at fast speeds on motorbikes held tightly in the arms of their guardians. There are so many pressing needs in Haiti, the poorest country in the […]

decatur restaurants

One Delicious Day In Georgia: Best Decatur Restaurants

While Atlanta is Georgia’s center stage bragging point—the hub of the South, home of the Braves, land of fried foodways infused with a contemporary, international flare—the suburb of Decatur that lies just six miles east of the metropolis is home […]

northern lights

Lighting Up Green: Tips For Responsible Northern Lights Travel

It seems fitting that the most prevalent color in the Northern Lights is green. As nature’s greatest light show plays across upturned faces it serves as a gentle reminder as we let that we need to be aware of the […]

Indian culture

Masala Vada & Cutting Chai: Experiencing Indian Culture Via Train

Being an expat Indian, my husband and I are on the one hand, thankful for the experiences and adventures our son gets to have at such a young age. On the other hand, we sometimes rue that he doesn’t fully […]