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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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Caribbean Week New York 2014

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It’s been an incredibly busy and exciting travel year, folks!

Quick recap: After two months in Belize, working on and completing my second guidebook for Moon, I traveled to Jamaica twice in one month–for print assignments and for my upcoming Jamaica mini-guide– and a few days later, headed to Travel Classics Writers’ Conference in New Zealand. Shortly after, Martinique was next for a visit with ATOUT France and Martinique Tourist Board.

And then, two days later, I hopped north to New York City for the annual Caribbean Week events (#CWNY14) organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization.

I had such a wonderful time there, that I feel compelled to share a snapshot of my experience.

Caribbean Week kicks off the first week of June in the Big Apple, a month also recognized as Caribbean American Heritage Month in the US. Events ranged from keynote speeches to luncheons and dinners hosted by renowned, visiting Caribbean chefs, rooftop >> Continue reading »

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