The Beginning of Freedom
I was on the lookout when change came and found me. After twenty years in Paris, after eighteen years of writing, working, and living in the same lovely-crappy-inspiring atelier, I felt myself stagnating, waiting for a chance to break out…
Egypt on Your Own
Can you visit Egypt on your own? Is it safe to travel down the Nile valley? Here’s what I learned from our month-long independent journey.
Malaysian Street Art, Street Food, and More
There are endless things to see in Malaysia—temples! rain forests! crumbling façades!—but it’s worth visiting this country for the food alone. The same is true for the kind people you meet, the humbling trees, the butterflies that land on your…
The Frida Kahlo Museum
Mexico City is known for its art museums and in the month I was there, I visited many. My favorite was the Frida Kahlo Museum housed in La Casa Azul.
Crashing waves, frangipani, crabs, ceviches, mosquitos, sunsets, scorpions, mangoes, black volcanic sand, full moons, iguanas, hammocks, and cyclones: Mazunte has it all.
Weavers of Teotitlán del Valle
Josefina Méndez López is one of the master weavers of Teotitlán del Valle, a Mexican pueblo famous for its woolen carpets with Zapotec designs.
Things to do in the Mojave Desert
Joshua Tree National Park is a must-see. My photos don't do it justice. The park has many hiking trails and picknick spots and offers generous vistas of beauty.