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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 »

Publication Update: August/September Issue of AFAR Magazine ~ Jamaica, Island Deep Dive

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I’m excited to be featured in the August/September issue of AFAR Magazine!

As AFAR’s Jamaica expert, I dish out on the latest fun ways to Island Deep Dive and go deeper into Jamaica’s lesser visited areas and experiences, from caving to waterfalls and food tours.

If you’re not already subscribed to AFAR, grab a copy at the nearest newsstand near you, perhaps even at the airport on your way to Jamaica.

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And if you’ve landed on my blog after reading this piece, welcome to Sunshine & Stilettos! You can find plenty of my Caribbean travel photographs and posts by browsing all over this site, or by using the Search button at the

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