Visit Mendocino Fine food, fine wine, and an even finer coastline; Mendocino County, located about halfway between the San Francisco Bay Area and the Oregon border, remains one of our favorite destinations in recent memory. With its abundant natural beauty, incredible shoreline drives, and towering redwoods, it’s less touristy than other scenic parts of California
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Chocolates and truffles from Harry Specters who offer monthly subscription boxes Cahit Okten Who wouldn’t want to receive a monthly box of chocolates through their mailbox, especially in these unsettled times when treats are essential? Chocolatiers across the country offer selections of milk, white or dark, chocolate truffles, bars or ganaches, in exciting flavors on a monthly
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It’s a novel feeling this – wobbling along a perilously narrow plank, suspended 40ft above the ground, yet feeling safer than those clambering about at ground level in the playground far beneath me. Then again, four months into the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve all acclimatised to a topsy-turvy world.  This, however, is a big day. July
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As America celebrates its 244th birthday amidst some of the most unusual circumstances in American history, many traditions, such as fireworks and family barbecues, will be forsaken. But in an enduring celebration of one of the country’s favorite foods, Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest was held on Saturday, and two
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kate_sept2004 Pandemic first-aid kit You need seven things, according to Jeff Weinstein, a paramedic and medical operations supervisor for Global Rescue, which provides medical and crisis response service to travelers.  It’s likely you already have three: masks, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes. Carry isopropyl alcohol wipes and use them to wipe down your phone. Major smartphone
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A few years back, one of my friends picked up an issue of a local magazine. You know, the kind that you find in dentists’ offices and in Jiffy Lube waiting rooms. Its cover story was about the surprising number of hot dog joints that are scattered throughout our mid-sized Southern city, and it gave
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