Category Archives: CENTRAL AMERICA

Interviewing a Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize

In addition to authoring guidebooks for Moon Travel Guides, I occasionally write for their website. My latest is an interview I conducted of Sameera Hassan, a current Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize. She tells her story, and gives practical tips and advice to those considering the Peace Corps or volunteering in Belize.


Postcards from Saona Island, Dominican Republic


(Above image captured from a moving speedboat)

It’s been insanely busy! As you can tell from my few posts lately. Since I’m working on a first edition of Moon Dominican Republic and traveling around the country writing and researching, I won’t be able to do lengthy, substantive posts just yet. But I can certainly bring you postcards! Warning: these photos might make you immediately book, pack and go to the Dominican Republic.

This month, I am wrapping up my time on the Punta Cana–Bavaro and La Romana–Bayahibe coasts, and heading up to the Samana peninsula next (brace yourselves for even more stunning sights).

In the meantime, below are a few of my images from Isla Saona, off the coast of Bayahibe, and one of the top most

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