Jessica Festa

Jessica is a travel writer based in Brooklyn, but is on the road more than she's home. She focuses on lesser-known experiences and destinations and solo female travel on her blog Jessie on a Journey and food, drink, culture and sustainability on her travel magazine Epicure & Culture. She's taught English in Thailand, worked at an orphanage in Ghana, hiked her way through China, backpacked South America, Europe and French Polynesia solo, and studied abroad in Australia.

Jessica Festa's Articles
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Notes on trying to date at home but live nomadically

by Jessica Festa
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10 situations when it’s okay to ditch your travel partner

by Jessica Festa
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Downside of travel: Family and friends who don’t ‘get it’

by Jessica Festa
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10 places to eat traditional in Puebla, Mexico

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10 of the weirdest things you can eat in Latin America

by Jessica Festa
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Q&A with top Aruban bodyboarder Jonathan Boekhoudt

by Jessica Festa
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Quick guide to Aruba

by Jessica Festa
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Notes on not adopting an orphan in Ghana

by Jessica Festa
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Austrian restaurants in New York

by Jessica Festa
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Traditional Ghanaian cuisine

by Jessica Festa
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Ladies’ nights in Bangkok

by Jessica Festa
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Bringing peace home from Thailand

by Jessica Festa