January, 2015

The Good, The Bad, and the Super Weird in Japan

The Good, The Bad, and the Super Weird in Japan

The Good Culturally intriguing to me for years, the hustle and bustle of Japan is unlike anywhere else in the world. An interesting contrast of super modern and ultra conservative, I explored Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo to get a feel […]

Denver, Your Dining Sucks. Sincerely, a Real Foodie

Denver, Your Dining Sucks. Sincerely, a Real Foodie

I’ll let you in on a little secret. While I write for one of the biggest food publications in the Mile High, very little about the restaurants in Colorado impress me. I regard almost everything about my move to Denver as […]

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

One of the most iconic hikes in South America and one of the top 5 ranked treks in the world, the Inca Trail is an impressive mix of climate zones, topography and ancient history. But between 3 am wakeup calls […]

3 Things I Wish I knew Before Visiting Greece

3 Things I Wish I knew Before Visiting Greece

Greece is on almost everyone’s bucket list, but as a country that’s comprised of anywhere between 1400 and 10,000 islands depending on who you ask, how do you have any idea where to go or what to do? Let me […]

That Time I Became a Certified Viking in Iceland

That Time I Became a Certified Viking in Iceland

Iceland – it’s remote, exotic, and a super sexy travel destination. With glaciers and volcanoes that beckon you and dramatic photos that call to every aspiring photographer, it’s an outdoor lover’s dream. Surprisingly affordable with roundtrip flights often costing less than $500 […]