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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Brooklyn’s Best Ethical Chocolate Experiences

Not all chocolate is created equal, especially when it comes to ethics. Many unaware buyers may be purchasing sweet treats made by less-than-savory methods — but there’s hope. Says Arthur Gillett, research director at HowGood, a ratings tool that helps […]

How To Use The Sharing Economy To Go Local On The Road

How To Use The Sharing Economy To Go Local On The Road

The sharing economy is a hot topic topic in travel. According to Skift, while the sharing economy model has been around for awhile, recently the travel sector has really been affected by it. In a recent article, they state, “Trust […]