Category Archives: CENTRAL AMERICA

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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Paradise in Belize with Island Expeditions

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It’s Reef Week 2015 here in Belize. Coupled with Island Expeditions being recognized this week in Outside Magazine’s Best Trips 2015, I could think of no better time than now to share images from my recent trip to their Half Moon Caye camp.

Some people head to Cancun and Tulum to vacation. This five-day trip to Lighthouse Reef Atoll reminded me why I’d rather pick Belize.

I fell in love with the Jewel all over again. And I felt immense gratitude that I get to write about this gem of a country and explore it for work.

Days were spent paddleboarding, kayaking, kayak sailing from Half Moon Caye to Long Caye, snorkeling the Blue Hole and the Continue reading »