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Cucumber Agua Fresca, garnished with lime and mint and the glass rimmed with Tajin. The glass is held in a hand, and a pool and trees are visible in the background

Cucumber Agua Fresca: A Cool Mexican Refresher

Mexico’s Aguas Frescas refresh on a hot day. You’ll make these delicious and super-easy non-alcoholic drinks on repeat all summer. This Cucumber Agua Fresca with Lime & Mint is based on a version that I had in Mexico City.
Klis Fortress, Looking up at the Oprah Tower

Visit Klis Fortress from Split, Croatia

Klis Fortress guarded Split for centuries. It's an easy trip (and easier to climb than it looks) to this imposing and fascinating fortress that served as a GOT filming location. Just don't call it Meereen.
The Town Docks in Meredith, New Hampshire, is one of my favorite places to eat and drink in the Lakes Region. The image shows a beach bar with umbrella covered picnic tables and the lake beyond. People are sitting at one of the tables in the, and there are trees shading them.

Eat & Drink in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire

Here’s where to eat and drink in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, written by a Lakes Region native and traveler! Includes a map and an invitation for suggestions!
Image shows a mango paleta with Tajin and Chamoy, sprinkled with more Tajin. The paleta is held in a hand in a backyard looking at a fence and maple trees, with a barn visible in the background

Mango Paletas with Tajin & Chamoy

Spicy-sweet Mango Paletas with Tajin & Chamoy are a refreshing Mexican treat that’s easy to make and perfect for summer!
View of the Lucknow Mansion, now known as Castle in the Clouds, from the Lawn. Image shows a wooden covered walkway in front of an Arts and Crafts stone mansion with a rounded tower, stone chimney, and half-timbered roof, and a lawn ringed with a flower garden on a sunny day

Visit Castle in the Clouds in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region

An Arts and Crafts mansion with stunning views of Lake Winnipesaukee, Castle in the Clouds is a must-visit in New Hampshire's Lakes Region! I revisited Castle in the Clouds for the first time since a grade-school field trip, and I was blown away by the views. Post includes what you need to visit this unique New Hampshire attraction!