Back in Time on the Other Side: Journey Into Rural Chin

Fellow Magazine

It’s no secret that China is transforming at record speed. The West fixates on the progress of its rising economy, urbanizing people, and increasing demand for luxury goods. While this swift shift to modernism dazzles the world, it’s easy to ignore the consequences. This photo essay, an immersion into rural China, explores parts of this special culture that are forever slipping away. This is my first piece with the lovely, Fellow Magazine.

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The Clymb Contributor

The Clymb Outdoor Gear Store + Adventure Website

Thrilled to partner with the outdoor gear website, The Clymb, to publish a piece on a recent trip to Guatemala. Lake Atitlán is the adventure gem of Central America, this piece and accompanying photos tell how to maximize your time there. My article, The Clymb: Adventures in Central Guatemala, runs in their Adventures Email and in the Stories section of their website blog.

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Blogger for Liberated Wines Launch

Liberated Wines by Jackson Family Wines

Can think of few things better than than combining my passion for travel with my love of tasty wine- so I’m pretty pumped about my latest project! Jackson Family Wineries is launching a new collection of wines and I’ll be the face of “The Explorer” Cabernet Sauvignon. Stay tuned for some fun new travel content and photography from me on their brand site and social media platforms. My first article is titled “5 Trips to Take Before You Turn 30” which is a full blog post and original photography. Check out the work + wine at liberatedwines.com.

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A Stay on the Wild Side

South East Asia Backpacker

Beyond the stunning beaches and delicious eating, a highlight of my recent trip to Thailand were the unique accommodations we stumbled across. From family built tree houses nestled deep in the national forest to Bali style open air bungalows, these places can’t be beat! This little piece featured in Southeast Asia Backpacker Magazine showcases some of these special spots and the stories of the owners that make them what they are. For those interested in this and other wonderful pieces from real travelers, download SEA Backpacker’s 37th issue. Happy Travels!

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Instagram Takeover: Patagonia

Jungles in Paris

Pleased to be partnering up with Jungles in Paris once again to take their followers on a tour through Chilean Patagonia. Recounting my days on the W Trek this fall is a fun way to relive the adventure for myself and share it with others. Follow along at @junglesinparis.

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Instagram Takeover: Iceland

Jungles in Paris

Thrilled to have a collaboration underway with the much celebrated Jungles in Paris! This independent travel publication does amazing documentary style work. Excited to be partnering, starting today, to do an Instagram Takeover for theJungles in Paris (@junglesinparis) social media account. My photo series will focus on the landscapes of Iceland. Follow along for what I promise will be a memorable mobile tour.

 

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Tonle Sap Photo Essay

South East Asia Backpacker Issue #34

Check out the January/February 2015 Issue of Southeast Asia Backpacker Magazine available for download now. Issue 34 features a three page photo spread and short essay about one of my favorite travel destinations in the region, Cambodia’s Tonle Sap. I happened upon this region unexpectedly a few years back after visiting Angkor Wat and it has remained in my heart ever since.

 

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Most Instagram Worthy Spots Around the World

AFAR Magazine

Pleased to be featured in AFAR Magazine‘s online feature today on “The Most Instagram Worthy Spots Around the World.” Just got back from this amazing trip! More to come in Journey Notes Blog posts on Torres del Paine and Santiago adventures.

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PATAGONIA, CHILE There is something modern and magic about sharing images while en route from places at the ends of the Earth. During trips to places like Patagonia, Capetown or the northern reaches of Iceland I’m always confronted with the idea that the world is shrinking. Just two generations ago the idea of traveling to far away places captured an experience so different than today. While connection can be a curse, it can also inspire, comfort and help us discover new places we never knew we needed to be. Travel on!

The Return Essay

Haven Magazine, Vol. 1

Volume One is here, featuring my short essay “The Return.” Honored to be a contributor to this new non-profit publication based here in Cincinnati- a magazine all about the journey and finding home. The first issue of this photo essay magazine focuses on India and all proceeds go towards helping to stop human trafficking in the region. Check out the Haven Magazine site to learn more about the project and get your hands on a copy of this gorgeous book with a good purpose. Below are some select pages which give a feel for the mood and intent of the magazine and its cause. My short essay, “The Return,” is from page 76 of the publication.

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Article Published on Rio to Kick off the World Cup!

South American Backpacker Magazine

All eyes on Brazil… pleased to kick off the World Cup by sharing a piece I wrote on my recent visit to Rio! Fellow travelers,  South American Backpacker Magazine will be launching in print this winter, but for now enjoy some of their teaser content online. The article, “Beaches, Beef and Babes…Getting Comfortable in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!” is written by me and includes several of my photos. Happy travels, friends! And yeah, yeah USA!

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Myanmar Feature + Magazine Cover Photo

South East Asia Backpacker Magazine Issue #30

Photography and Writing Contributor to South East Asia Backpacker Magazine, the first and only backpacker magazine in South East Asia. Front cover image and six page article with photo spread. The magazine has a print-run of 20,000 copies every 2 months distributed to over 2,000 outlets in 7 countries – as well as a brand new digital magazine for iPad and Android users. Written by backpackers, for backpackers, our magazine is cram-packed with up to date information and inspiration for anyone interested in travelling to the region. Check out my piece, “A Country Awakening…” Journey to Myanmar.

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