Postcard of the Week: Annual Mango Festival in Bani, Dominican Republic

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Some snapshots from this weekend’s colorful mango festival in the town of Bani – also known as the mango capital of the Dominican Republic.

A recap to come soon, as well as big updates/news in exactly two weeks in the June newsletter.

 

Caribbean Week New York 2016: Receiving the Marcia Vickery Wallace Memorial Award for Excellence in Travel Journalism

Photos with the Jamaica Tourist Board–and the luncheon MC–after receiving my award.

Photos with the Jamaica Tourist Board–and the luncheon MC–after receiving my award.

Part One: The Awards Luncheon

Yesterday was a wonderful moment in my journey as a travel writer and photographer. I was honored with the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Marcia Vickery Wallace Award for Excellence in Journalism–a special award handed out by both the Jamaica Tourist Board and the CTO. Every year, the award celebrates a journalist who stands out for their unparalleled passion and dedication in promoting the Caribbean in various >> Continue reading »