Andrea Minarcek

Recent Posts By Andrea Minarcek

Our 5 Favorite Travel Finds of the Week

As a travel editor, I spend a lot of time scouring hotel and restaurant reviews, tracking vacation trends, and—I’ll admit—daydreaming about my own next trip. (It’s impossible not to!)

Want a Crash Course in CA’s Drought? Read This.

If you need some inspiration to cut back on your water use during California’s drought—look no further.

Go Now! This Week’s Your Last Chance to See Modern Art at Alcatraz

I love playing tour guide to friends visiting me in San Francisco: walking across the Golden Gate Bridge, hiking the Lands End Trail, tasting in wine country… But out of all the touristy attractions in the Bay Area, my hands-down favorite is Alcatraz: I love the gardens, the history, the ferry ride out— everything.

Quickle Pickles from The Picnic

Senior Travel Editor Andrea Minarcek is long on cooking aspirations, but short on time. For this round of the Cookbook Club, she tried her hand at these speedy pickles.