Category Archives: Travel

Answering The Call of The Wild: In Conversation with Lawyer-Turned-Desert-Guide José Miguel Martínez Abraham

* This interview was first published by Travel Pulse   PHOTO: José Miguel Martínez Abraham (left) in the Atacama Desert. (photo by Colby Blount)   “And who will care, who will chide you if you wander away from wherever you are, to

Answering The Call of The Wild: In Conversation with Lawyer-Turned-Desert-Guide José Miguel Martínez Abraham

* This interview was first published by Travel Pulse   PHOTO: José Miguel Martínez Abraham (left) in the Atacama Desert. (photo by Colby Blount)   “And who will care, who will chide you if you wander away from wherever you are, to

Quintessence of Dust at Home On The Moon

“The moon? Of course, the moon! It is my homeland, the moon. ‘He is foreign; he is not like us. One night when the moon was full, he fell [to earth]. He dreams of impossible things,’ [they say]. But why

Quintessence of Dust at Home On The Moon

“The moon? Of course, the moon! It is my homeland, the moon. ‘He is foreign; he is not like us. One night when the moon was full, he fell [to earth]. He dreams of impossible things,’ [they say]. But why

Moon Walk

“Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives — tried to imagine what the crisp fringes, full of honey, hanging from the branches of the young locust trees, in early morning, feel like? Do you

Moon Walk

“Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives — tried to imagine what the crisp fringes, full of honey, hanging from the branches of the young locust trees, in early morning, feel like? Do you

Out of Office And Into Place: San Pedro de Atacama

” Mission: to be where I am, even in that deadly serious, ridiculous role— I am the place where creation is working itself out” – Tomas Tranströmer   The pool area of Explora Atacama is always a serene area, ripe

Out of Office And Into Place: San Pedro de Atacama

” Mission: to be where I am, even in that deadly serious, ridiculous role— I am the place where creation is working itself out” – Tomas Tranströmer   The pool area of Explora Atacama is always a serene area, ripe

Bedknobs And Dreamscapes

“Everything we feel is made of Time. All the beauties of life are shaped by it.” – Peter Shaffer Bed: the place from whence I tend to write; perhaps not coincidentally the safe haven for dreaming. I’ve (thankfully) slept in

Bedknobs And Dreamscapes

“Everything we feel is made of Time. All the beauties of life are shaped by it.” – Peter Shaffer Bed: the place from whence I tend to write; perhaps not coincidentally the safe haven for dreaming. I’ve (thankfully) slept in

Tanta Cocina Peruana: A Gastronomic Voyage through Peru, in Chicago

This review of Chicago-based Peruvian restaurant, Tanta Cocina Peruana, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Photo Credit: Hayet  Rida Tanta means “bread” in Quechua, the indigenous language of the Andean people of South America, but there

Tanta Cocina Peruana: A Gastronomic Voyage through Peru, in Chicago

This review of Chicago-based Peruvian restaurant, Tanta Cocina Peruana, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Photo Credit: Hayet  Rida Tanta means “bread” in Quechua, the indigenous language of the Andean people of South America, but there

When In San Francisco, SPQR

This review of the San Francisco restaurant, SPQR, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Antipasti include carrot top and chickpea ‘fritti’ with pickled carrot and ginger carrot puree. (Photo Credit: Julius Oatts)   An unassuming emperor

When In San Francisco, SPQR

This review of the San Francisco restaurant, SPQR, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Antipasti include carrot top and chickpea ‘fritti’ with pickled carrot and ginger carrot puree. (Photo Credit: Julius Oatts)   An unassuming emperor