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, Slate.com, RoadsandKingdoms.com & more

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Getsemani: The hippest 'hood in Cartagena, Colombia | Star Tribune

In the bohemian Getsemani neighborhood of Cartagena, Colombia, locals still outnumber tourists and real life takes place in art-filled streets

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Icebreakers in Antarctica

Penguins, seals and whales aren't the only wildlife on an Antarctic cruise. Here's how to make the most of your fellow passengers too

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Crossing into Costa Rica's paradise

Will new environmental protections around Cocos Island, 350 miles off the coast of Costa Rica, be enough to save this have for sharks and other marine life?

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Horsing around

The very best horseback holidays from Colorado ranch land to the Camino Real in Mexico

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Easter over the top

Inside Semana Santa in Antigua, Guatemala, the largest and most mind-boggling Easter week celebration in the Americas

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Honduras in history's wake

The town of Gracias, Honduras pulls out all the stops to celebrate its most beloved indigenous hero