I’m excited to share that my article and photographs on Jamaica’s famous patty are now in the June issue of MorningCalm, Korean Air’s in-flight magazine.
Titled “One Patty, One Love,” you can view my piece from pages 94-99 (Street Foods section). Or you can view the PDF copy.
It was one of my most fun assignments to date, which included flying to Jamaica in May–one week after I’d just returned from there and just one week before my big trip to New Zealand–to research my story, do the photo shoot and piece it all together.
In the coming weeks, I’ll share more images that didn’t make the piece (due to space) and behind the scenes stories–from learning >>Continue reading »
This time last week, I was still in sunny Jamaica, one of my favorite countries in the Caribbean and a place I once called home.
My trusted friend and fellow adventurous soul at the wheel–Lorraine has more than 20 years’ of memories traveling to the Rock–we hopped across seven parishes in eight days.
From Montego Bay airport, with a welcoming committee offering rum shots to passengers right off the JetBlue flight, we headed straight to Port Antonio and the renovated Trident Hotel, with scenic stops along the way, or what Lorraine and I call “paparazzi” stops.
During the few hours we managed to detach ourselves from our villa’s private pool and Trident’s infinity view of rugged cliffs and turquoise waves–once a favorite hideout of pirates–we swam at a nearby beach and snacked on Boston Bay jerk chicken. “One white and one dark!” a young man ordered for us with a smile, as soon as he saw Lorraine and I approach. Ah, that Jamaican memory! The >> Continue reading »