It's this time of year that I am able to catch up on the 40 or so travel magazines that have formed various piles around my apartment. National Geographic Traveler, Afar, Travel and Leisure... to quote a good friend, it's like my porn. But I do more than just look at the pictures, I actually [...]
"Mehindi" This weekend I will be capturing the nuptials of Ayesha and Neil and things got off to a great start last night at the Mehindi. Ayesha's family and friends came to celebrate this beautiful young woman and to decorate their hands for the upcoming weekend. Two Henna artists worked quickly and meticulously in applying [...]
"La Turista" I have yet to unveil most of my images from my trip to South America this past April, but I couldn't help but post this one of my friend, Dana. This image resonates with me because it's a different sort of travel photography. Rather than telling the story of the local people or [...]
Today, March 22nd, is World Water Day. So, pause for a moment and raise a glass of nice, clean water and appreciate it. It's something I don't think about that much while I'm home. It's just there. In a pink Britta filter in my fridge, flowing freely from faucets in my kitchen and bathroom. It [...]
Today is Blog Action Day and the topic is one of my favorites. Water. "Can I start you off with something to drink, Miss?" "I'm fine with water, thanks." Yep, I'm that girl. Why would I order a sugary soda for $3.95 when I can cleanse my body of toxins and have unlimited free refills?. [...]
This whole volcano debacle is doing more than screwing up European holidays. It's jeopardizing jobs as far away as Kenya. Kenya exports millions of dollars of agriculture to Europe each day ranging from tea to flowers.
Today is World AIDS Day. I've noticed a bit of awareness marketing for the day, mostly from the RED campaign and the companies associated (Starbucks, Apple, Gap...) But World AIDS Day is so much more than an excuse to wear red on December 1st. It's a day to recognize and support the millions of people [...]