Author: Kristin Winet

Kristin Winet is an award-winning travel writer, blogger, and novice shutterbug who just moved to Winter Park, Florida after spending eight years in the Sonoran Desert and one year in Los Angeles. In addition to corresponding around the globe for the likes of Atlas Obscura, blogging as herself on Bon Touriste, and writing a fun monthly column about travel for EVA Air's in-flight magazine, she's been featured various places online and in print and teaches a variety of writing courses at beautiful Rollins College. Say the words culture, adventure, good food, good wine, or good company, and she’s packed (with a good book in tow, no less). Get in touch with her at!

Cruising the Mobile-Tensaw Delta

Thursday, September 13, 2018 3:00 PM by Kristin Winet

At first glance, it’s a little misleading. If you go in the late wintertime, the water might look just a little bit murky. The air might be a little dark and cloudy, more than you imagined it would

Bring on the Beignets

Friday, July 13, 2018 3:00 PM by Kristin Winet

The first time I had a beignet is probably, for many people, they first time they’ve ever had a beignet–in New Orleans. I ate my first one (and second and third one…) at the legendary Cafe du Monde in