Category Art

Ayutthaya, Bangkok: What Remains

    I love temple hopping. It probably comes second only to my love of beach days and boat trips. If you are able to do all at once (see Tulum) then you are LIVING. THE. DREAM. The Historic City of Ayutthaya is a short bus ride north of Bangkok. Once the largest and most powerful […]

Waking up in Bangkok

After 8,761 miles, 20 hours of flying and three months of anticipation the day had finally come for me to wake up in Bangkok. The smell of burning incense filled the air, while the sound of firecrackers popped along the banks echoing back and forth as morning rituals got underway. With half a plan we caught a boat […]

A Rock’n Birthday in Gibraltar

Turning 31 in Gibraltar rocked (pun intended)! Beautiful beaches, stunning backdrops and wonderful food. In my 30th year I successfully pulled off what I set out to do: chase my dreams, travel the world, play amateur photographer, and live to tell about it. My birthday was spent lazily touring the peninsula, enjoying port wine, eating pimientos de Padrón (new […]

Tangled up in Tangier…

You can get lost in Tangier very easily. Both in the physical sense and in the emotional. Streets wind in all directions. People and animals intertwine among the crowds. Colors, sounds and scents explode indifferently. An uncontrolled medley of mosaics and mosques, textiles and felines, leather and oranges. Orientating yourself can seem nearly impossible. This was our layover […]

World Music Festival: Bombino Plays Lisbon!

Abrigada Lisboa! My favorite guitar player played a FREE unbeknownst to me show my first night in Lisbon. Que mouth-to-floor-face-melting-action! If you haven’t heard Bombino, his album Nomad was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and is a definite must hear! But really, all of his albums are amazing! Bombino is a powerful self taught singer-songwriter from […]