Freelance food & travel journalist

SATW award-winning travel & food writer whose work has appeared in the WSJ magazine, Afar, Travel+Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Dallas Morning News,, & more

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5 Ways to Embrace Weird, Weird Iquitos, Peru

Sleep in Mick Jagger's bed, feed a manatee and more

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The Wall Street Journal

Tap Into Bogota's Buzziest Neighborhood

Your travel guide to the Usaquen neighborhood of Bogota, Colombia

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Colombia's 'Liquid Rainbow'

During certain months Colombia's Cano Cristales runs in a rainbow of colort that occurs nowhere else on earth

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Travel + Leisure

How to Travel to the Galapagos Islands

The details and insider-knowledge you need to plan your trip to Ecuador's most popular destination

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Breakfast with the FARC

As peace talks enter year four, FARC rebels in southern Colombia make their enduring presence felt in front of a small town school

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Going greener in the Galapagos

Ambitious hotels and boats going above and beyond existing eco requirements in the Galapagos Islands

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Everything You Need to Know About Trekking in Peru's Colca Canyon

Trail tips and more from one of Peru's top adventure destinations

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Luxury Latin America

Tierra Atacama – Atacama Desert, Chile

A luxe all-inclusive from which to explore Chile's Atacama Desert

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5 Beautiful Boutique Hotels in Cusco, Peru for Every Budget

The gateway to Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley adventures in Peru has boutique hotels for every budget

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Renzo Garibaldi’s Next Moves

Peru's king of meat has some surprises up his sleeve

Travel + Leisure

How to Travel to Macchu Picchu

Travel to Peru's most famous (and complicated) destination including how to get there, train tips, how to enjoy Aguas Calientes and more

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Luxury Latin America

Colca Lodge Spa & Hot Springs

Inside a tourism pioneer in Peru's Colca Canyon, llamas and alpacas included

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A New Cable Car Is About to Blow Up the Coolest Destination You've Never Heard Of

This brand new way to access Kuelap, one of the best archaeological sites in Peru, adds adventure to your adventure

The Hotel That Draws Celebrities Deep Into the Middle of Nowhere Is Back in the Game

Once again you can book a stay where the stars go to look at the stars in Chile's Atacama Desert

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Ecuador, Where Zorro is Real

Every year, a small city in Northern Ecuador puts on an epic equestrian event that turns traditional fox hunting on its head