My dive in Puerto Rico was my fourth dive ever, and what a great one it was! To be honest, I enjoyed it quite a bit more than my dive in Dominican Republic. Returning to PR is always a little nerve wracking, a little exciting. I left when I was 17 and have only been …

Every week (or at least that’s the goal) I tell the story behind a photograph featuring the portrait of a person or two that made me look twice. It’s the kind of picture I would have regretted not snapping. Sometimes they’re about capturing a moment, other times they’re about the story that surrounds it. To see more Portraits Around the …

I waved goodbye to what had been my home for the last 14 months, truthfully spitting at it’s doorstep (at least in my mind). After six years in Florida, it was finally time to hit the road. This isn’t the same old “I quite my job to travel” story I keep hearing about on my Facebook newsfeed. …

A couple of weeks back I got some news that I thought was pretty exciting – I won a Liebster Award! Thanks a ton to Sonja from breadcrumbs guide for the ‘nomination.’ It’s quite the honor! And in her words can I just say, “Yay!” and also  “Umm… What the #&@% is that?” So… What is a Liebster Award? …

I spent most of this sunny afternoon in late March observing my friends attach themselves like little monkeys up and across the rocks. If you know me at all you know I’m not exactly the athletic type. I don’t have muscles for days and it’s quite unlikely that I’d be able to out run, or out-anything, …

“Do you have everything? Are you sure? Check again, just in case,” He warned over the phone. “Yes, Dad, I’ve got it. I’ll see you soon!” I was half way down Interstate 95 towards Miami International Airport when I realized I forgot my passport. How did I let this happen? I was, for sure, going …

Every week I tell the story behind a photograph featuring the portrait of a person that made me think. Sometimes they’re about capturing a feeling, other times they’re about the story the photograph tells. To see more Portraits Around the World, click here. My the street in South Korea… and one of the older Ajushis who walks my street every …