Category Archives: PRESS

MorningCalm Magazine (Korean Air): One Patty, One Love

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I’m excited to share that my article and photographs on Jamaica’s famous patty are now in the June issue of MorningCalm, Korean Air’s in-flight magazine.

Titled “One Patty, One Love,” you can view my piece from pages 94-99 (Street Foods section). Or you can view the PDF copy.

It was one of my most fun assignments to date, which included flying to Jamaica in May–one week after I’d just returned from there and just one week before my big trip to New Zealand–to research my story, do the photo shoot and piece it all together.

In the coming weeks, I’ll share more images that didn’t make the piece (due to space) and behind the scenes stories–from learning >> Continue reading »

Postcard of the Week: Back from New Zealand (#FriFotos)

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Postcard: Motion at dawn on Lake Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand (#FriFotos)


It’s hard to believe that a trip I looked forward to for months is now over!

I was in New Zealand for two glorious weeks, attending Travel Classics–an annual travel writers’ conference. It was my first and the perfect time in my writing journey to sign up. Unlike most conferences, writers have to apply by submitting recent clips. Once accepted, they meet with travel editors from top publications–including, this round, National Geographic Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Sierra and more–and have one-on-one consultations. There are also daily workshops, lunches and dinners with editors and peers.

Throw in pre- and post-conference trips–organized by the New Zealand Tourism Board and partners who were a delight to spend >> Continue reading »