In the Guanacaste area of Costa Rica I fell hard for the locals—the sweetest people I've met in all the world. Their "pura vida" lifestyle inspired me in a way that keeps this place in my heart forever. With gorgeous photos by my friend and travel mate, Gina Sabatella.
For the centennial of the US National Parks Service, I went deep into the redwoods—Redwood National Park—to discover ancient forests and the history of one of America's best ideas ever.
I was the editor for Dan Davis' story about his exotic trip to Doha, Qatar, a diamond in the rough amidst the burnt-red landscape of the Arabian Desert.
I worked with photographer Igor Alecsander and writer Dan Davis to create the ultimate beach story about Rio de Janeiro, just in time for the 2014 World Cup!
I braved the unknown on a solo trip to Chilean Patagonia, where I met up with the amazing photographer, Julien Capmeil. We went on treacherous hikes and rollicked horseback in the most epic landscape in the world.
I hit the road once again, this time with Conde Nast Traveler China photographer Wei Zhang. A great adventure through the badlands of California into Arizona, we witnessed the colossal beauty of one of America's most ruggedly picturesque states--leadingus to one of the country's national treasures, the Grand Canyon.
This is a fun story I wrote about the historic subcultures of San Francisco, and how they still have an influence on the colorful city today. I collaborated with the photographer Christophe Wu to capture the spirit of the city's new bohemians.
Jim Robbins wrote a beautiful story about his Mongolia adventure from Ulaanbaatar through endless, unpaved steppes, to the undulating sands of the Gobi Desert, getting to know the country's nomads along the way. I was the Editor and Creative Director for this story about the Land of the Eternal Blue Sky.
In collaboration with Jackson Hole locals, writer Dina Mishev and photographer Tristan Greszko, we created a cool story about the understated but cool winter destination and all the town's best hotels.
Part 2 of my epic journey with photographer Julien Capmeil took us on a ship traveling from the Tierra del Fuego area of Patagonia, through a world of glaciers, and to the southernmost tip of the world before Antarctica, Cape Horn.
For the magazine's annual July "Family" issue, I was lucky enough to be asked to write the cover story about one of my favorite places in the world: Southern California! Here's what happened on my week of sun, surf, and sand.
I went on an epic road trip along the California Coast for the April 2013 launch issue of Conde Nast Traveler China. Not only did I get to learn about the history of California's pioneers and innovators and write a first-person narrative reflecting on my unforgettable experience, but I also got to be the creative director of the images.
I sent Olivia Jacopetti out on the town to investigate Los Angeles' 1920s throwback scene and how it exists within the urban culture of the city.
I wrote the cover story for the January 2015 issue of Skylife Business: a guide to some of the most awesome spots along the California coast, with photos by Erin Kunkel.