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Hi! I'm Cristina. At 28 I quit my job as a TV journo chasing news deadlines to travel. Chasing Travel is the experiential travel blog covering local culture, food and experiences through Europe and beyond. My travel style? Carry-on only. Read my full story on the "About" page.
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I walk on a solid floor in my house each day without a single thought. My kitchen is tiled and my bedroom is a sturdy, oak hardwood. I admit I take my […]
Frank has to store his water in a big tank because water is turned on only three times a day where he lives. He knows tap water is not well-maintained in […]
I’m the first to admit, I’m not your typical cruiser. Beach-hopping is relaxing yes, but resorts rarely get you out of your comfort zone and the “all-inclusives” are designed to make you feel like […]
Last year, the UN reported more than 110,000 refugees living in Thailand. Escaping from ethnic conflict, many of them fled for Bangkok but most of them have settled along the Thai-Burmese […]
My latest move took me to the south of France where I was living and studying French in Aix-en-Provence. On my last weekend I took some time out to enjoy the Mediterranean […]
In Cuba, an organic food movement is growing. During “the Special Period” in the 1990s, the country was on the brink of starvation. Lack of imports, farming tools (especially pesticides), […]
Benito could very well be famous. Not like celebs you and I know, who star in big movies or viral music vids. You wouldn’t be able to pick Benito out of a line up. […]
While I was living like a local in Bologna Italy during the #BlogVille campaign I learned to make Italian gelato at Gelato University. It was unlike any school I had ever […]
In my hometown, there’s a little grocery store where I pick up my cheese. I pay for it, bag it, and take it home to enjoy – without a second […]
If you could climb to the top of one of the world’s tallest buildings more than a thousand feet high from the ground, would you? What if there was no […]