Media Update: Featured in Upscale Magazine, July 2014


I’m thrilled to share that I am profiled in Upscale Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Tamar Braxton is on the cover and I’m on page 59!

Grab a copy at a newsstand near you, or read the piece below. I share my thoughts on Belize, my Moon Belize guidebook, favorite >> Continue reading »

Chez Carole in Fort-de-France, Martinique

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Meet Carole. Her eponymous restaurant, at the far end of Fort-de-France’s Covered Market or Marché Couvert, is an oasis in an otherwise bustling commercial hub.

Past numerous stands displaying rhum punch bottles, vibrant woven beach bags and fragrant spices, Carole’s six-table eatery awaits tired, starved shoppers.

“I love the colors here,” I tell her, noticing the contrast of her caramel skin against the electric blue, rose and lime colored walls of her open kitchen.

Moi aussi, me too,” she confides, smiling wide, “it’s different from everyone else…  .” I knew what she meant–I had noticed the >> Continue reading »