Photo Essays

Sometimes you want to read a blog post and other times, you just want to look at pretty pictures. Whether you want to read the stories behind my favorite travel photos or just flip through them, these posts spotlight the best of my world travel photography.

Morro Bay is a place that has forever etched itself onto my travel map – will it earn a place on yours? These photos should help you decide.

Antigua is not a country I ever thought I’d visit, certainly not via official invitation. These pictures will make you want to follow in my footsteps.

The inevitable influx of Americans to Cuba is just one of the reasons to visit the island now. Here are 30 more, in picture form for easy digestion!

Your view on Taiwan’s official status depends on your politics, but to me, the island is arguably more “Chinese” than China itself. Here’s why.

I hope you’ll add Turkey to your list of destinations if it isn’t already there – these pictures should help seal the deal.

I have a lot of opinions about Israel, but this time, I want to let my pictures do the talking, albeit with the goal of inspiring you to visit.

Visiting China’s Harbin Ice Festival was a surreal, magical experience – and not just because it broke one of my life’s most debilitating existential barriers.

It’s not where you go, how you go, why you go or who you go with – it’s the fact that you go at all.