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My Year in Review & Best of 2014 Photo Gallery

How can I possibly sum up 2014? It was my best year yet on this fulfilling yet unpredictable journey as a freelance travel writer and photographer.

A year that took me to a different country almost every month of the year, from far-flung New Zealand to my beloved Caribbean and Central American region, and exciting destinations like Haiti.

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A year in which I landed several print travel writing assignments, including for in-flight magazinesone of which required me to fly to Jamaica, research, write and shoot the feature story, all under a week’s time. Another had me write a feature article on Belize that landed in the same issue as my dear friend and colleague Lola Akinmade Akerstrom’s article (which she appropriately called a “virtual fist bump.”) And yet another had me penning about chocolate and squeezing in a Belize mention, for Every Day With Rachael Ray.

2014 was also a year of firsts: first national radio interviews, podcast interviewfirst keynote speech (before Continue reading »

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Behind The Scenes: The Making of “Jewel of the Jungle”

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of my first photos of Belize, as well as my thought process when I wrote the narrative feature “Jewel of the Jungle” for the September issue of MorningCalm (Korean Air) Magazine.

Note: Last month I tried a new platform to display my photo essays, and the response was so positive that I decided to give it another go with this post. Feel free to leave comments and thoughts!

 

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