Year in Photos: 2017

Year in Photos: 2017 I know I say this every year, but y’all, what a year 2017 was. Three or four months of road-tripping across two different countries. Awesome professional projects, some new and some old. A fair bit of hiking (though never enough!). Last-minute birthday trip to Siberia. And so much on the horizon … Continue reading »

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Year In Photos: 2016

Year in Photos: 2016 So, I know it has been a little quiet around here, but that’s just because I’ve been having a fantastically awesome year with not a lot of time left over for personal projects and especially this blog. Never fear, though, as I’ve been taking photos all the while; and while it … Continue reading »

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Galveston Island: Houston’s Favorite Beach Town

Exploring Galveston Island: Houston’s Favorite Beach Town The fourth largest city in the US by population, and the 9th largest in the world by land area. A concrete jungle, a stretch of unbroken cityscape extending for miles and miles in every direction. Sometimes you need a break, and sometimes you need a beach, and unless you want … Continue reading »

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Lockhart BBQ: A Glutton’s Guide to The Best Barbecue in Austin and Central Texas

Lockhart BBQ: A Glutton’s Guide to The Best Barbecue in Austin and Central Texas   I did a bad bad thing. A thing that no man should contemplate… much less drag along a poor unsuspecting aunt and sister for. We gorged, feasted, banqueted, and chowed. A day of downright culinary debauchery… and all because of barbecue. Lockhart BBQ, to be … Continue reading »

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The Rubin Museum: Himalayan Art in NYC

The Rubin Museum: Himalayan Art in NYC It was only from a fellow traveler – the kind you take recommendations from without question, because you know they know what’s up – that I knew of New York’s The Rubin Museum in the first place. It was only because of a favorite country – an almost obsessive  appreciation … Continue reading »

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Instagram Updates: Best of… Summer.

Hey there! I’m still here! No but seriously, I’m still alive, even if this website may not reflect that. As a matter of fact, there has been SO much going on that I’ve barely even covered my external writing gigs. So don’t blame me! Blame Lonely Planet and GoMad Nomad and… well, to be honest that’s pretty … Continue reading »

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Czech Stop: A West, Tx Institution

When trying to pinpoint world centers of Czech culture, one might be forgiven for overlooking the little town of West, Tx (pop. 2807). What one would also be is mistaken, at least if authentic delicious Czech cuisine is any indicator of culture. Just an exit on the side of Interstate 35 to the unaware, the … Continue reading »

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Menil Collection: The Coolest Little Art Collection in Houston

Houston’s Menil Collection You know that expression “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” that gets tossed about so flippantly? Well, perhaps it should be applied to museums as well. I’m even entirely aware that the Menil Collection’s main exhibits are housed in the first US building designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano. Somehow, though, … Continue reading »

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