Whidbey Island – Spring 2011

Whidbey (Whidby) Island (nicknamed "The Rock")  is located about 48 km north of Seattle in the Olympic Peninsula.  It is one of nine islands, and especially gorgeous in the spring and summer.  We took a day trip up to Whidbey, beginning early in the morning with a stop for brunch at the famed [...]

By | May 6th, 2011|Travel Writing|0 Comments

Words: SXSW Survival Guide for Concert Photographers

This year, I’m gearing up for my first-ever experience down in Austin, Texas for the annual SXSW music festival.  Attended by thousands from around the world, Austin becomes a mecca for anyone who’s anyone in the entertainment business.  Personally, I’m going for the music part, and can’t hardly wait for the free flowing booze and [...]

By | March 11th, 2011|Travel Writing|1 Comment

Pleasure, Happiness, and Travel

"....Americans have an inability to relax into sheer pleasure.Ours is an entertainment seeking-nation, but not necessarily a pleasure-seeking one....This is the cause of that great sad American stereotype- the overstressed executive who goes on vacation, but who cannot relax...But is it such a bad thing to live like this for just a little [...]

By | January 25th, 2010|Travel Writing|0 Comments

Wrapping Up 1 Month of Travel

 A huge leafy green salad. That is the one thing my body is craving when I touch down onto US soil in Houston after my 9 hour flight out of Amsterdam Schipol.  The nutella-peanut butter sandwich and stroopwafle had definitely worn off, so a Wendy's chicken salad leaves me contented, and thus, my one month [...]

By | January 21st, 2010|Blog, Travel Writing|1 Comment
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