Kona, Hawaii

Kona, Hawaii

the stars begin to twinkle and the waves crash enthusiastically against the shore

The MONA Pavilions

The MONA Pavilions

The local birds serenade me, while the surrounding gumtrees sway in the breeze, their leaves rustling fervently

Corte Pellegrini, Italy

Corte Pellegrini, Italy

I head back to my room later that night with a full stomach and a big smile from an evening of beautiful food and hearty laughter.

Indigo Patagonia Hotel, Chile

Indigo Patagonia Hotel, Chile

I feel like I’m at the edge of the Earth. It’s 10:00 pm and the sun is still shining, glistening against the rippling surface of the crystal blue fjord.

Bac Ha, Vietnam

Bac Ha, Vietnam

A hive of energy, with the clattering of soup pans, tossing of herbs ...

Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua, Guatemala

Their stoic leather faces melt into smiles and they clasp my hand in their weathered palms, murmuring to me appreciatively in Spanish ...

Home Hotel, Buenos Aires

Home Hotel, Buenos Aires

There’s music coming from somewhere – perhaps a window opening out onto the street or a doorway left slightly ajar, or maybe a nearby cafe.