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Are you connected to the tourism/travel/hospitality industries or travel media in any way? If so, please specify how (kindly include any relevant company names/Web sites!).
John Lamkin is an award-winning Journalist and Photographer based in Taos, New Mexico and in Mexico. He writes (and photographs) about travel, food, wine, luxury, budget, gear, tech. and more. He is a Board Member and Global Membership Chair of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA); member of the International Travel Writers Alliance (ITWA);'s AvantGuild and In addition to his freelance work, he is an online blogger and a contributing writer for Luxury Avenue,,,, Reuters America,,, Jetsetter, and a columnist for The Syndicated News.
He travels the world in search of something new in culture, cuisine and drink.

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Recipe for Pesto a la Mexicana


Photo: Pesto a la Mexicana © John Lamkin

Genoa is believed to be the birth place of pesto. France has a similar sauce called pistou. Mexico is the birthplace of the avocado, one of the healthiest fruits known. Substituting the Mexican avocado for the Italian olive oil in this recipe makes healthy…


Posted on September 27, 2013 at 7:33am

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At 4:09pm on February 28, 2017, BANAS MELALA said…

Оf Lоndоn's аіrроrts, Ѕtаnstеd Аіrроrt іs furthеst frоm thе сеntrе оf Lоndоn, nеаrlу 40 mіlеs. Тhе аіrроrt іs dоmіnаtеd bу lоw соst budgеt аіrlіnеs аnd іn раrtісulаr Rуаnаіr аnd еаsуЈеt, Еurоре's lаrgеst lоw соst аіrlіnеs.

At 12:00am on December 16, 2013, John Lamkin said…

OUR INTERWOVEN LIVES WITH THE ZAPOTEC WEAVERS: by Susanna Starr, Photographs by John Lamkin

What People are Saying about the Book

“OUR INTERWOVEN LIVES WITH THE ZAPOTEC WEAVERS is a beautiful book, both the writing and photographs. I own a Zapotec rug and appreciate the work of these artists. This book gives them credit where credit is long overdue.” --Tom Aageson, Executive Director, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

The book will be released early 2014

photo Sacred mountain ©John Lamkin

At 8:20pm on November 24, 2013, John Lamkin said…

Look for our upcoming book, 


Story by Susanna Starr, photos by John Lamkin

At 7:58pm on August 13, 2013, Chef LeeZ said…

Welcome new friend, John!

We look forward to seeing you in a Chef LeeZ cooking class next time you are in Bangkok and in the meantime give our gourmet vegan or omnivore Thai cuisine recipes and tutorial videos a try at Best wishes for your future successes.

At 9:43pm on July 14, 2013, Jim DeLillo said…

A pleasure to make your acquaintance!

At 3:56pm on June 12, 2012, Iberia Airlines said…

Hi, John! Just to let you know that we have a great "TweetAndFly"contest going on Twitter in which you can win a flight for two to various Iberia destinations just by tweeting. Details/play at If you have the chance to let your readers know about this, we'd be grateful. It runs through early June 18.

Thanks, and we look forward to staying in touch!

At 5:50am on April 17, 2012, BeijingTripAdvisor said…

Thank you for adding me as your friend!

At 4:46am on December 28, 2011, Steven Jones said…

Collate flight prices with and avail discounted deals on this New Year vacations..

At 1:14am on October 17, 2011, Armenia - Princess Maneh Tours said…
Thanks John! Wonder if you plan to attend WTM London this November? Would be great to meet. Will be exhibiting at EM 265 :-)
At 8:40pm on July 14, 2011, Morocco Travel Tours Of Peace said…

Warm Greetings From Morocco Sahara Desert,


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