I recently started revisiting my trip to Korea in a series of in-depth blogs. This post shares part of my first full day there. Read More
I finally got around to making a book of our adventures in Mexico! The best part is that it is the same size and theme as my South Korea photo book; eventually they'll become part of a set of travel books! Read More
We were so excited to be on the bus and finally heading to the city, we didn't really know what to expect. We watched the sun set over the unfamiliar countryside, we were overwhelmed by the sounds around us. As the bus finally rolled into the city we were struck by the sheer size of Seoul... Read More
This photo changed my life the day I got the phone call from NYC that it had swept an online vote and won me a whirlwind trip to South Korea, courtesy of Travel & Leisure Magazine, Korean Air, and Lotte Hotels. I didn't even know people really won those contests, I had always doubted the grand prizes. All of a sudden, I needed a passport, and I needed to buy some travel and etiquette guides all about Korea.
I'm going to take some time on the blog in the next several posts to relive my incredible trip to the country I knew so little about, but now carry in my heart. My first post will be a simple visit to the airport, and the longest flight I've ever taken. Read More
Calakmul is surrounded by a Biosphere Reserve - it. is. the. jungle. Monkeys, exotic birds, foxes, agoutis, tapirs, kincajous, bats, and even jaguars. (And let's not forget the giant spiders!) Once you get to the Reserve, it is a drive down a 60 kilometer bumpy, poorly-maintained road. Just outside of the reserve is the last place you can stay: Hotel Puerta Calakmul... Read More