“When I got to New Mexico, that was mine,” said Georgia O’Keeffe, and she proved it by capturing the essence of the red rock lands around her beloved Ghost Ranch and Abiquiu, about 60 miles northwest of Santa Fe.
→ Full Clip of Immortal Images for Hyatt Destinations magazine on the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. The magazine is published by HCP/Aboard, The Miami Herald Media Company’s custom publishing division.
By Tania Casselle for Hyatt Destinations magazine, published by HCP/Aboard, The Miami Herald Media Company’s custom publishing division.
I wrote and updated this annual 6,000 word travel section on Santa Fe and Albuquerque for 6 years, from the 2006 to the 2011 editions.
Read the 2011 Santa Fe and Albuquerque leisure guide. This year’s guide covered attractions, dining, shopping, and ballooning in Albuquerque. The 2010 edition also shone a spotlight on nightlife and film in New Mexico.
From Dawn to Dusk: Ways to Spend the Day during Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
It’s Fiesta time! Out-of-towners join locals to sky-gaze as Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta takes off. But between the morning ascensions and evening events, you can take time out to enjoy the rest of the Duke City too. Here are our suggestions on how to spend your day, from a soak at Albuquerque Baths, to bike tours and winery tastings, or maybe meet Bobby the friendly ghost at the KiMo Theatre.
→ Full clip at Local Flavor magazine online, October 2012.
Unforgettable New Mexico Gifts by Tania Casselle
Give the gift of adventure or just try your hand at something new in 2011. If your holiday shopping list looks a bit same-old same-old, surprise your friends with a treat that won’t get re-gifted. Whether you want to make memories, try new skills, or just break out of a rut and have fun, here’s how to put the New in New Year.
Adventures in New Mexico to give as gifts, from balloon rides to Burns Night feasts and blacksmithing school, from snowkiting to scenic safari rides and speed skating. Don’t forget the circus classes. Read the full article Not an Easy Wrap to find adventure gifts out of the box.
If you believe the stories that made Roswell famous, visitors to this town have arrived from much farther away than any airport. But beyond Roswell’s reputation as an intergalactic portal to planet Earth, the city is a gateway to Southeastern New Mexico, offering desert-to-mountain landscapes and year-round leisure activities.
Read my full Mysterious Beauty in New Mexico travel feature for Latitudes, the inflight magazine of American Eagle airlines.
“If you forget everything you were ever told about wine, remember this,” says Bob Witham of Two Rivers Winery. “When wine comes in, secrets come out.”
Travel and wine feature by Tania Casselle on Grand Junction’s Wine Country, Colorado, for Latitudes, the inflight magazine of American Eagle airlines. Full story at Latitudes