New Mexico

36 Hours in Santa Fe Historically accurate chocolate, Japanese hot tubs and GCCBs
The New York Times

High and Dry Recreating traditional balsamic vinegar in a desert ghost town
The Art of Eating

All That Shines Isn’t Silver Silver City’s vibrant food scene
The New York Times

36 Hours in Albuquerque Bike trails, Breaking Bad and more
The New York Times

All Aboard for Las Vegas Weekend car-free getaway in the other Vegas
New Mexico
2012 International Regional Magazines Association bronze award


A Tale of Two Sausages
Longaniza in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula
The Art of Eating

Cancun Is the New Tulum Counterintuitive travel off the beaten path
Perceptive Travel

Hot Times in the Riviera Maya Sweating at a luxury resort
Perceptive Travel

The Whale Sharks of Isla Holbox I’ve never been a strong swimmer…


Middle East

Aleppo Before the War Was My Favorite Place If more Americans had known Syrian people, would the violence have reached this terrible pitch?
USA Today
2017 SATW Lowell Thomas bronze award

On the Migrant Trail: A Journey into Europe’s Unfolding Crisis Accidentally traveling with refugees in Turkey and Greece
Travel & Leisure
2016 NATJA Gold award
included in The Best Women’s Travel Writing, vol. 11

Recipe from a Lost City: Syrian Stuffed Squash Making koosa mahshi in Aleppo, and again in Germany
Wall Street Journal

Refugees Need Facts as Well as Food The importance of information in the refugee crisis in Greece
USA Today

The Naked Truth in Marrakech Getting to the heart of a culture by taking off my clothes
Perceptive Travel

Queen of de-Nile Learning to love Cairo

Comfort Me with Falafel An Egyptian chef in Queens

DIY Cairo Best streets to stroll aimlessly

…and Beyond

The Joy of Steam Heat
Talk of the Town: Dan Holohan’s Dead Men’s Steam School
The New Yorker

Eating a Personal Pig
A pork fea(s)t in Bali
Perceptive Travel

‘Dam Fine Drinks
Amsterdam discovers cocktails
Conde Nast Traveler

Rolling by the River Exploring New Orleans by bicycle
Budget Travel

A Weed by Any Other Name Stalking purslane

The Other Side of Amsterdam
Child-friendly surprises

Picking Crabs in Maryland Make a mess with the best
Make the Most of Your Time on Earth