NYC writer + content creator covering travel, pets, and conservation. Published in NYT, Fodor's, Architectural Digest, Shermans, etc. Sr. Editor of Jeff Corwin Sharks Explorer Series. SATW Member.
Canada's best destination you've never heard about
Hot Springs has been drawing visitors for decades for its natural wonders.
Canada's fastest growing city, Saskatoon, is often referred to as the "Paris of the Prairies" for its beautiful brass-colored bridges. And it's catching up to the French capital with its rich historical and cultural offerings.
Iceland is often described as dramatic, thrilling, and otherworldly, with natural wonders shaped by unrelenting forces.
But there’s more to this fascinating island than its innate beauty. Icelandic culture remains rich and varied, with friendly people, intriguing traditions, fun festivals, and fascinating food.
Here are 15 eccentric and famous markets, where you can dive deep into various cultures (and crowds) by land and sea to sate your hunger for exotic cuisine, all things material, and even the supernatural. Just be sure to leave space in your luggage, bring an open mind and your best haggling game.
The Temple of a Million Bottles, which took two years to build, was spearheaded by local monks who had grown tired of seeing beer bottles littering their local community
This sad episode in my life first got me published back in 2010, and now I revisit it with a better ending.
I’d like to share an article I wrote a few years ago for PupJournal about the amazing Prison Puppy Program of America's VetDogs (part of the Guide Dog Foundation)