Go Away With … Brooke Williamson

As expected, “Top Chef” winner Brooke Williamson is quite the foodie. “I’m a fan of anything that tastes yummy,” says Williamson, 38. “I don’t care where it comes from — street cart or restaurant.” Based in the South Bay of Los Angeles, the chef says she finds inspiration in her food creations during her travels.

Go Away With … Lauren Blumenfeld

Lauren Blumenfeld is working on two series, including “Nightcap,” the latest from Pop and Lionsgate. In 2017, you may see her on CBS in the Katherine Heigl legal procedural “Doubt.” When she gets some time off from work, the busy actress says she’d like to head to Tennessee: “I’m a big Dolly Parton fan, so Dollywood is definitely on my list (of places to visit).”

Go Away With … Kelly Clark

Kelly Clark is a four-time Winter Olympian (2002 through 2014) who has won a gold medal and two bronze medals. The halfpipe specialist has said that if she stays at the top of her game, she would love to represent Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
“There’s nothing like the Olympics,” she says. “The Salt Lake City Games was such a memorable experience. For me, winning the first gold medal for the United States on U.S. soil was a big moment in my career.”

Go Away With … Abigail Spencer

“I’m so thankful that I got to travel from a relatively young age,” says “True Dective” actress Abigail Spencer. “Travel is the only way to get empathy for other people’s mindsets — to know their struggles and what they’re drawn to.”

Go Away With … Christa Wells

Singer-songwriter Christa Wells says that in some ways, growing up in a military family prepared her for all the touring she does today. “I lived for four years in western Europe,” says the 39-year-old musician. “I love travel and seeing the different ways towns and cities have been built, the ways people live and eat and relate to one another — the sounds of different languages. (Travel has) taught me about the beauty of diversity. The world is so big and richly textured. We’ll never run out of new things to try and experience.”

Go Away With … Candice Accola

Born in Texas and raised in Florida, Candice Accola is best known for her portrayal of Caroline Forbes on the CW series “The Vampire Diaries.” An avid traveler who counts her passport as one of her prized possessions, the 25-year-old actress says, “I don’t think I could have a genuine relationship with someone who didn’t love to travel and appreciate new foods. Traveling is a big part of my life, and I want to share that with the people close to me.”

Go Away With … Lance Briggs

Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has always had a love for comic books, and creating his own has been a dream come true for the 31-year-old football player. “Seraph” — created by Briggs and co-written with Phil Hester — is one of eight titles in the Top Cow and Image Comics Pilot Season Competition. Throughout December, fans may vote for their favorite title at Topcow.com. “Vote as often as you like,” says Briggs, who resides in Scottsdale, Ariz., when he’s not in Chicago with the Bears. “Just like when you vote for the Pro Bowl.”

Go Away With … Harry Shum Jr.

Born in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, to Chinese parents, Harry Shum Jr. was once best known for his dancing in films such as “You Got Served,” “Stomp the Yard” and the “Step Up” films. But, today, “gleeks” worldwide know him as dreamy high school student Mike Chang on Fox TV’s hit show “Glee.”