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Crush Temecula gathers 30+ local wineries and restaurants for one night

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez The Temecula Valley can be a bit intimidating – I’m not going to lie. Because there are...
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Latin Food Fest offers tacos, ceviche, tequila and spirits during San Diego heatwave

Written by Nadia Ibanez With this blistering heatwave that has come through San Diego the last few days, I’m seeking daily, cooling refuge in...
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San Diego Spirits Festival opens your eyes to new and unique cocktails and liquor

Written by Nadia Ibanez Gone are the days of drinking uninspired cocktails, watered-down beer, bad wine and sugary shots. People my age are stepping up...
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Wander Editor Prepares to Torture Her Pals with Destination America’s “Ghost Asylum”

Written by Andrea Verdin The majority of the Wander team is a bit… chicken. They don’t like being scared, nor do they like the...
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Los Angeles Times The Taste 2014 knocks it out of the back lot with stellar food, libations

Written by Nadia Ibanez As a lifelong San Diego resident, I’m no stranger to an Indian Summer. So when it comes time to celebrate...
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Olympic Spa in Koreatown: Where ladies get scrubbed, buffed and puffed

Written by Nadia Ibanez Warning: This post is not intended for the conservative, demure, modest or perverted. There are several benefits of being a...
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Volunteerism: For Those Looking to Travel and Give Back

As a luxury and travel website, Wander magazine wants to take a moment to remind readers that you can visit exotic parts of the world...
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Los Angeles Times The Taste returns Labor Day Weekend 2014

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez In my 20′s, I would have been perfectly content spending Labor Day Weekend at the beach or...
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RiSE Lantern Festival 2014 Lifts Spirits in the Mojave Desert

August has greeted us, and we are wrapping up all of our summer plans and looking forward to our end of the year excitement. Before...
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My trip to Indonesia summed up by traditional food and drink

Written by and photos by Nadia Ibanez They say your taste buds change every seven years and I’m a strong believer in this statement....