Category: Photos

Me’s Way, Vietnamese Hue’s Style Chili Sauce

Me's way chili oil

Experiencing the food of the world is one of the great joys of travel. These days, we might not be able to jump on a plane due to COVID restrictions, but we can travel at home in our kitchens.

Last …


Gonomad Top Ten Stories of 2020 Winner!

I’m super happy to have one of my stories selected in top ten stories of 2020 on Gonomad.

Check it out Here !

Happy New Year to all.…

CJRB Maileha, Quiet Carry Eddy, Kershaw Chive

The Quiet Carry Eddy, CJRB Maileah, and Kershaw Chive. Best Fifth Pocket EDC Travel Knives

I have carried a pocket knife most of my life. As I was growing up, my father, the surgeon, always emphasized the importance of quality steel and keeping a blade sharp. Knives were his bread and butter. “Dull blades are

Local Life Under Lockdown/ The Massachusetts Review

Local Life under Lockdown

SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

When the Massachusetts Review approached me to do a photo essay on local life under the COVID-19 lockdown, my first thought was, How could I possibly capture the pandemic?

Boston accent wicked fah apaht sign

Stay Wicked Fah Apaht

We all could use a little humor during these Covid days.…


Free Tapas! Castilla y Leon, Spain


Free tapas with every drink is still the norm at some restaurants in Castilla y Leon, Spain . Had a great time at Restaurante Ezequiel in Leon. On the plate is Jamon,chorizo,salchichon and cecina; an air dried cured beef. A …

Son Moll Sentits beach in Cala Rajada, Mallorca.

Son Moll Sentits beach in Cala Rajada, Mallorca.

The view from Hotel Son Moll Sentits in Cala Rajada, Mallorca.…



Churros in Castilla Y Leon, Spain. Simple, beautiful, incredibly delicious.…

Hot air ballooning over Segovia Spain with @siempreenlasnubes . Totally cool. Tradition demands a glass of champagne after the flight. Highly recommended.

Hot air ballooning over Segovia, Spain.

Hot air ballooning over Segovia Spain with @siempreenlasnubes . Totally cool. Tradition demands a glass of champagne after the flight. Highly recommended.…

The Vandoliers Whitewater Tavern littlerock

The Vandoliers. White Water Tavern Little Rock Arkansas

This pic is of the amazing Vandoliers nailing it on a  Friday night at The White Water Tavern in Little Rock Arkansas . An absolutely fantastic dive bar. Little Rock surprised me.…

The famous wooden train of Soller pass through a crowded town in Mallorca,Spain.

Soller Train in Mallorca Spain.

The famous wooden trains of Soller pass through a crowded town in Mallorca, Spain. For more info on Traveling to Mallorca, check out

Roman gold mines at Medulas.

Las Médulas Roman Gold Mines,Spain

The Roman gold mines at Medulas. Absolutely spectacular.…

Gin and Tonic at Bar La Española Cuando Besa in Valladolid. Spain

The best Gin and Tonic in the world.

The best Gin and Tonic in the world. I just got home at 3:00 am this morning from a fantastic trip to the Castile and León region of northwestern Spain. I toured countless castles, cathedrals, and palaces, but none of …

Mesón de Cándido in Segovia, Spain.

Mesón de Cándido in Segovia, Spain.

Cándido López, the third generation to continue the tradition of cutting their amazing roast suckling pigs with a ceramic plate at Mesón de Cándido in Segovia, Spain. The pigs are only 21 days old, roasted to perfection with crispy skin …

plaza del Coso Peñafiel Castle harvest festival Spain

Plaza del Coso Harvest Festival

The plaza del Coso with Peñafiel Castle rising in the background was the scene of this fantastic harvest festival deep in the heart of wine country in the Ribera del Duro region of Castile y Leon Spain. There were dancing

Tapas at El Laterio, Mercat de l’Olivar in Palma.

Traveling Mallorca Spain

Check out my recent article on Mallorca at…

Bosphorus bridge istanbul

Bosphorus Bridge. Istanbul at Night.

Bosphorus bridge istanbul

The view from my room of the Bosphorus Bridge at night at the fabulous Raffles Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.…

algonquin hotel NYC

The Algonquin Hotel in New York City Review

algonquin hotel NYC

Check out my new review of the fabulous Algonquin Hotel in NYC.…

Algonquin Hotel Blue Bar NYC Times Square

The Algonquin Hotel Blue Bar.

The Blue bar at the Algonquin Hotel in Times Square NYC was packed when we stopped in for a drink last weekend. The hum of a 100 conversations softened by the deep blue glow of the lights. In the shadows, …


Mexico: Fly and Flop at Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige

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Bilbao Spain La Ribera Market. The Three Little Pigs

bilbao-spain-la-ribera market pork-pigs heads

Spain is one my favorite food destinations. This is a shot of all things pork at the La Ribera market in Bilbao.…

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving 2018 Northampton Mass

Happy Thanksgiving to all.…

Mook Sea Farm OysterGro™ cages on the Damariscotta river

Damariscotta Oyster Celebration

Check out my new story on the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration on…

Think Tank Airport International v2.0

Think Tank Photo Airport International V2.0 Review

During any given trip that I take for my photography work, I have many thousands of dollars worth of stuff inside the bag.
Whether that is down the road to college graduation, or across the world for a travel piece …

Victorinox Swiss Too Spirit XC Plus Ratchet

When I am on the road working as a travel photographer, every piece of equipment I bring must be balanced between weight and functionality for the different situations I will encounter.
One piece of my kit that always travels with …

New U.S. Citizen. Northampton,MA.

Entisar Alnasar-iraq-northampton-new-citizen-immagrant

Entisar Al Nasr of Iraq pledges allegiance before accepting her new certificate of U.S. citizenship at a July 4, 2018, naturalization ceremony in Northampton, MA. “58 immigrants were sworn in on Wednesday in a ceremony organized by the Center for …

The Russell House Bed and Breakfast. Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

russell-house-breakfast russell-house-room

During my recent trip to Maine while covering the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration, I stayed for three nights at the Russell House Bed & Breakfast, located just minutes from all the action in downtown Boothbay Harbor. Bed and breakfasts have …

Northhampton MA. Fog in the Morning.

northhampton,ma-fog int he morning,dogwalk.

The more I travel, the more I love my home town. This image was from the first day the weather broke in spring. It was cold the night before and a dramatic warm weather front was predicted for the next …

Damariscotta Oyster Celebration, Maine.

otter-cove-oyster damariscotta-river

Great to pull up along side the Otter Cove Oyster Farm during the Tour de Source river cruise at the Damariscotta Oyster Celebration in Maine.…

Damariscotta Oysters Maine

On the Damariscotta River in Maine, Jude Alamo cleans, sorts and sizes oysters at the Norumbega oyster sea farm.

Jude Alamo cleans, sorts and sizes oysters at the Norumbega oyster sea farm on the Damariscotta River in Maine,…