Sep 1, 2014

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PHOTO: Traditional Korean Haenyo (Woman Diver)

PHOTO: Traditional Korean Haenyo (Woman Diver)

Jeju Island, where I lived in South Korea, was home to some of the last haenyo in the world. These women dive up to 65 feet, holding their breath for several minutes while they harvest abalone, urchin, and other creatures. They then sell them on the beach (see the table and stools?!). It’s a fascinating — and impressive — tradition. PS. Don’t forget that my...

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Aug 27, 2014

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5 Tools for Amazing Phone Photos — Plus a Giveaway!

5 Tools for Amazing Phone Photos — Plus a Giveaway!

As I told you a few weeks ago, I’ve finally made the switch to an iPhone. Though it took me a long time to decide which plan to get, I’ve been really happy with my experience with T-Mobile. When I upgraded, I started using my phone for a lot more of my photography needs. I love my Nikon D5200, but sometimes it’s too bulky to be convenient. I’ve been experimenting with a lot of new...

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Aug 25, 2014

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PHOTO: Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska

PHOTO: Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska

As you read this, I’m out fishing on a commercial purse seiner here in...

Aug 22, 2014

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Travel Link Roundup – 8/21/14

Travel Link Roundup – 8/21/14

Yo! I’ve been curating a bunch of wonderful articles for you over the...

Aug 18, 2014

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PHOTO: Through the Grate of the Wailing Wall (B�...

PHOTO: Through the Grate of the Wailing Wall (B&W)

As fighting continues in the Middle East, I’ve been thinking a lot...

Aug 13, 2014

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What’s the Best Cell Phone Carrier for Trave...

What’s the Best Cell Phone Carrier for Travelers?

One of the most frequent questions I receive is: “How do you use your phone...

Aug 11, 2014

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PHOTO: Bogota’s Plaza de Bolívar (with Llama...

PHOTO: Bogota’s Plaza de Bolívar (with Llama)

Click the pic to see it BIG. This photo is part of my Meatless Monday series,...

Aug 6, 2014

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Meet Stendhal: A Flight Attendant Paid to Travel

Meet Stendhal: A Flight Attendant Paid to Travel

It’s time to meet your newest Seasonal Worker of the Month! He has what...

Jul 30, 2014

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The Simple Thing I’d Like for My Birthday

The Simple Thing I’d Like for My Birthday

Travel can be many things: delightful, educational, exhausting, eye-opening,...

Jul 28, 2014

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PHOTO: Seagull at the Ventura Pier

PHOTO: Seagull at the Ventura Pier

Click the pic to see it BIG. This photo is part of my Meatless Monday series,...

Jul 25, 2014

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Travel Link Roundup – 7/25/14

Travel Link Roundup – 7/25/14

Greetings from rainy Ketchikan! I’m back up in Alaska after a whirlwind...

Jul 23, 2014

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27 Inspirational Projects & Quotes from WDS 2...

27 Inspirational Projects & Quotes from WDS 2014

If you’re subscribed to my newsletter (you are, right?!), you’ll...

Jul 21, 2014

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PHOTO: Crossing Lanes at Camden Market

PHOTO: Crossing Lanes at Camden Market

  Hi junkies and junkettes! This photo reminds me of my past few weeks,...

Jun 30, 2014

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PHOTO: Trees of Hamilton

PHOTO: Trees of Hamilton

I’m home in Hamilton, New York for the next few weeks, and I...

Jun 27, 2014

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Travel Link Roundup – 6/27/14

Travel Link Roundup – 6/27/14

Happy summer! I’m home in beautiful Central New York for a few...

Jun 25, 2014

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Meet the Adorable Snow Monkeys of Japan

Meet the Adorable Snow Monkeys of Japan

We crunched up the snowy path. It was freezing outside; we could see our...

Jun 18, 2014

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Lessons on Fear and Travel from Zion National Park

Lessons on Fear and Travel from Zion National Park

I looked over the edge of the canyon. It was a steep 200-foot drop down a red...

Jun 16, 2014

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PHOTO: Golden Hour in Lisbon

PHOTO: Golden Hour in Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been to....

Jun 13, 2014

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Travel Link Roundup – 6/13/14

Travel Link Roundup – 6/13/14

Oooh, Friday the 13th! Hope you’re enjoying your June so far. I’m...

Jun 11, 2014

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The Secret to Skipping Lines at the Airport

The Secret to Skipping Lines at the Airport

Waiting in lines is a part of travel. It sucks, but there’s nothing you can...

Jun 2, 2014

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PHOTO: Snow Monkey Getting Out of a Hotspring

PHOTO: Snow Monkey Getting Out of a Hotspring

Good; glad you’re here! (Cuz if that headline didn’t get you to...

May 30, 2014

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Travel Link Roundup – 5/30/14

Travel Link Roundup – 5/30/14

Happy weekend! Here are your links: ———– Which New Zealand island is...

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