Road Tripping in New Mexico

by Beth Whitman (September 4th, 2014)

This post is a bit late in coming as I was in New Mexico earlier this summer. Still, I wanted to make some time for one of my very favorite destinations. Though I make Seattle my home, my heart always gets pulled back to The Land of Enchantment. If I didn’t feel the need to […]

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Going to Santa Fe? Here’s Where to Eat

by Beth Whitman (June 20th, 2014)

We just wrapped up our Santa Fe Culinary Tour for this year (you can probably hear the buttons popping on my pants). This is one big culinary town so it’s hard to nail down a short list of where to eat in Santa Fe. But, here’s a start for some places you don’t want to […]

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New Mexican Food (part I) ~ Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (June 21st, 2013)

In some ways, I’m glad I don’t live in Santa Fe (as much as I love it) because New Mexican food is so rich. Surrounded with food like this, well, the results would not be good. Though you can’t tell, these are vegetarian enchiladas from the Church Street Cafe in Albuquerque. In good New Mexican […]

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Book a WanderTour (by January 15) ~ Get a Free Gift

by Beth Whitman (January 8th, 2013)

Been putting off sending in your registration for one of our WanderTours? Wait no more… In case you missed this tidbit of info, book any of our tours on or before January 15, 2013, and you’ll receive a free coffee table book about the region you’ll be traveling to. Here’s a list of the tours, […]

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Santa Fe’s Chocolate Trail ~ Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (July 27th, 2012)

Ayup – we dipped those chocolates! During the Santa Fe Culinary Tour in June, we visited CG Higgins Confections, one of 4 stops on The Chocolate Trail. This little shop was packed with truffles, caramel covered popcorn and many other goodies. None of us could resist bringing home a bag of of our very own […]

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The Art of Tamale Making at the Santa Fe School of Cooking

by Beth Whitman (June 29th, 2012)

There were so many highlights on our Santa Fe Culinary Tour that I barely know where to begin. Over roughly 4.5 days, we sampled, consumed, imbibed, sipped, drank and toured. We had a magical little group that gelled well and had lots of laughs (and TWO birthdays). We had local tour guides talk about the […]

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Santa Fe: Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (July 8th, 2011)

Photos featuring the Santa Fe region including the beautiful adobe buildings and the delicious chili peppers.

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Santa Fe: Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (March 3rd, 2011)

I think in another life I lived in New Mexico. Because it’s here that I feel really at home and at peace. And it’s where I would love to retire (though the hubby has a different idea – ahem, Hawaii). Just looking at the adobe buildings, like this one in Santa Fe, always brings a […]

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New WanderTours Site Launches!

by Beth Whitman (February 28th, 2011)

I’m very excited to announce the launch of – this is the new home to all of the Wanderlust and Lipstick tours that now include the popular women-only adventures as well as the growing number of co-ed trips! Why a new site? Well, I’ve been offering women-only tours to India, Bhutan and Vietnam & […]

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Photo of the Day: Kiva in New Mexico

by Beth Whitman (October 22nd, 2009)

Kivas, like the one pictured above, are rooms used for religious ceremonies at Native American pueblos in the Southwest and are often found underground. I visited this one a few years ago outside of Santa Fe. The sun was magically streaming through on this particular late afternoon. This is part of DeliciousBaby’s Photo Friday. Pop […]

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