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Something you might see in your New Mexico travel through the Chihuahuan Desert: a red fox curled up at dusk to sleep for the evening in a cold winter snow. Photo by Ray Hennessy.

I don’t have the time to curl up on my couch with a good book. ~ Angie Harmon

Thank goodness, folks like us know we’ve got to MAKE time for good books. For good eats, too.

This time of year, when the weather is changing from warm to cool to cold, is ideal for slowing down and curling up. Whether you opt to do your curling up at a restaurant table or an art gallery bench in New Mexico or in an airport ANYWHERE, this month’s links have got you covered.

New Mexico Travel Links You’ll Like

New Mexico Apple Pie Town Cafe in Pie Town, New Mexico (Steve’s Been There)

Whisk your best friend who luvs a good pie ~ could be yourself! ~ up to Pie Town in New Mexico’s Catron County. It is there, this story goes, that you’ll find a slice of apple pie destined to rock your world ~ New Mexican-style, of course, with piñones and mild green chile.

The Pie Town Cafe is just one of several New Mexican eateries this blogger has covered in his October-long road trip through the Land of Enchantment ~ check ’em out.

Joe’s Pasta House – Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Gil’s Thrilling (and Filling) Blog)

Somewhere between ogling a photo of “the best bruschetta in New Mexico” and reading about the wonder that is “Joe’s famous red sauce, ” you’ll have found this Italian restaurant on Google. By the time you reach the end of the article, if it takes that long, you’ll either be planning a trip or have the car keys in hand, headed out the door.

It’s hard to resist “real Italian food” made with high-quality ingredients, so why try?

Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (Southwest Art)

Outdoor paintings featuring Southwestern landscapes and still life are the focus of this year’s Plein Air Painters of New Mexico exhibition. Some 150 artists from all over the U.S. will be showing their work at Santa Fe’s Sorrel Sky Gallery show and sale from November 4th through the 27th.

A Map of Wireless Passwords From Airports and Lounges Around the World (Updated Regularly) (Fox Nomad)

What’s the password? That’s one of the first questions we ask when arriving at a new airport, am I right? This article provides the answer, or rather, hundreds of answers to that question. Just click on a map with links to wireless passwords of airports around the world, provided by travelers like you. Super helpful so use liberally.

And as this blogger requests, do send in “any password you come across” in your ~

Happy Travels!


Featured image by Ray Hennessy.