Working hard in Hanover, Jamaica — for Rough Guide to Jamaica 2018. Click on the image to pre-order.
I’ve had this work update post in mind for three months now. Life has been very, very busy, and 2017 was epic. The Dominican Republic has been my base now for three solid years. But this past year, I’ve enjoyed having a less-nomadic lifestyle, dealing more with messy closets than suitcases, writing from the same lovely apartment all year for the first time in ages (though, of course, I still traveled for work), and having a wonderful, supportive partner.
I’ve posted little here over the last year, but ironically, it was my most productive and successful year in travel media yet. I also dedicated plenty of time to nurturing my new, second blog on the Dominican Repulic, DRVisitor.com.
This year? Things are looking great as well.
I am truly grateful for the writing, photography, and long-term projects that have come my way in a variety of ways — from >>
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.
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