October 19, 2018

Cafeto Mío translates as "my coffee plant." The goal of the business is to introduce premium coffee from different regions of Guatemala to the local community. Guatemalan coffee is known for being flavorful, full-bodied and possessing a variety of different a...

December 13, 2017

It's that time of year when we want to acknowledge our friends and family by buying them thoughtful gifts that we know they'll love. If your recipient(s) are beer lovers, look no further than this list which includes my favorite gifts, all of which cost less th...

December 1, 2017

I first published a version of this post on my personal blog Alethea's Excellent Adventures in March 2012. I'm including it here because I think it's a great way for you to learn a little bit more about me and my travels. I've updated some of my answers...

November 30, 2017

The Around the World in 80 Beers Festival will feature beers from more than 30 countries on six continents. The organizers of this exclusive event have scoured the globe and painstakingly sourced unique beers that are usually only available in their area of origin.

October 5, 2017

The harvest season is upon us! Within an hour's drive in almost any direction, you can find a bounty of beverages, food and experiences that celebrate fall.

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I love beer so much that I moved to Portland, OR aka Beervana to immerse myself in all aspects of the industry here. I also love wine, and vodka, and trying local beverages wherever I travel. These are some of my favorite experiences that involve drinks.

Alethea drinking a beer at Bazi
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I'm a world traveler, writer, photographer, and lover of food & drink, who's always in search of new adventures!


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