Category Destinations

Mexico Photo Essay: Inland Yucatan

My inland route through the Yucatan included the cute, colonial town of Valladolid, the bustling capital city of Merida, and a spontaneous side trip to the Uxmal ruins. It was a brief 3 day whirlwind visit through the heart of the peninsula, bookended by time on the Caribbean coast and a jaunt through the Chiapas […]

Mexico: The Misadventures

Every trip has them… those moments when something goes a little awry or something unexpected happens that may not seem all that funny or amusing at the time, but provides a good story to be laughed at later. Yes, I definitely had some of these moments while in Mexico. In fact, I didn’t even make […]

Mexico: That epic travel moment (and its significance)

I’m in paradise, I thought as I sat on the white sand beach under a palm tree staring at the turquoise blue water with hardly another soul around. A large pelican snaps up a fish, a nice sea breeze blows in, the sun is shining. It’s warm in the sun, cool in the shade, and […]

Mexico: The snapshot summary

I have returned from an amazing two weeks in Mexico! It was simply wonderful, beautiful, and exhilarating. Everything travel is for me. I did everything I wanted to do and then some, many many happy memories were created, and absolutely NO REGRETS on anything. While I take some time to decompress, select the best photos, […]

South America Photo Essay: Patagonia

I traveled around South America for 5 months in 2011. It had been one of my life goals to hike around Patagonia so I made that a priority of the trip. I spent about 3 weeks exploring southern Patagonia at the very beginning of my trip (late January-mid February). And after all the “go-go-go” hiking […]

East Coast in Autumn

My recent trip to the East Coast was a perfect mix of fun sightseeing in a new place and spending some quality time with family. Since my parents moved to Rhode Island about three years ago (a state I hadn’t even stepped foot in before), each visit comes with the exciting prospect of being in […]

A summer of local travel

Happy Fall!  It’s beginning to feel a lot like fall around here. Our Indian summer is fading, and there’s a crisp breeze blowing in from the ocean. I enjoy this time of year, this narrow slice of time (usually in mid to late October) when the weather noticeably changes to cooler temps. When it’s time […]