Why Coffee’s Past is Yemen’s Future” - This is the Yemen you won’t find on the news, and it’s worth discovering. {Writer}

The Birth of a Coffee Industry in California” - Frinj Coffee, in Goleta, CA, is poised to revolutionize an industry. {Writer}

Why Rice?” - Five female entrepreneurs discuss why rice is more than it seems. {Writer}

A Fire in Zihuatanejo” - Exploring the local cuisine — and one of a kind fire-roasting cage — created by Chef Miguel Baltazar at the Thompson Zihuatanejo in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. {Writer}

The Edible Landscape” - A foraging guide and slice of life in the wild at the Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, Montana. {Writer}

A European River Cruise Serves a Sense of Place” - Floating down the Danube through Hungary, Austria, and Germany with AmaWaterways. {Writer}

How to Understand Land in Hawaii” - Can tourism and an appreciation for the land peacefully coexist? {Writer}

Creativity and Practicality with Chef Nyesha Arrington” - A feature interview with LA-based Chef Nyesha Arrington on good food, sustainability, and the lost art of hard work. {Writer"}

How Belize Saved Its Barrier Reef” - A look at how the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE) works to implement initiatives for the barrier reef conservation. {Writer}

How to Compost Even If You Live in an Apartment” - Why doing this one thing has the potential to change the world. {Writer}

Taro: A Surprising Necessity for Climate Change” - A visit to Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi in O’ahu for a look at which indigenous ingredients are resilient to extreme weather. {Writer}


Meditations on Garlic” - An introduction to a four-part Guest Editor series on the power of our food-driven experiences. {Writer}

Belize’s Copal Tree Distillery Puts Soul Into Spirits” - Reporting from Punta Gorda, Belize on Copal Tree Distillery’s first rum production. {Writer}

"Jonathan Gold and Angus Dillon on LA Times’ Food Bowl" - Feature interviews with Angus Dillion and the late Jonathan Gold on the second year of LA's month-long food festival. {Writer}

"The Spirit of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital" - An in-depth profile of the St. Jude food team and how they cure by care... of every bite. {Writer}

"Prohibition Examined: Chapter 4" - Profiling a few of the key women figures of Prohibition. {Writer}

"Prohibition Examined: Chapter 3" - An organized look at the organized crime behind America's bootleg booze. {Writer}

"Eating Ayurveda" - Why this ancient way of living has new relevance today. {Writer}

"How to Drink Like an Italian (Or Just Someone Who Loves Italy)" - A beginner's guide to Italian drinking culture. {Writer}


"Water, Reincarnate." - A feature on the craft of grappa in Bassano del Grappa. {Writer}

"Prohibition Examined: Chapter 2" - A look at international relations during America's Prohibition. {Writer}

"How Sonat Birnecker Went From History Professor to Craft Distiller" - A feature on Chicago's Koval Distillery. {Writer}

"Turn Baby, Turn- Understanding the unique (and daresay, essential) role of composting. {Writer}

"Why a Villa in Italy Gave Me Back Myself" - Finding a sense of place and self in Bassano del Grappa. {Writer & Photographer}

"Prohibition Examined: Chapter 1" - First of a four-part series on "The Noble Experiment." {Writer}

"A Guide to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail" - How to get an up-close look at the American spirit. {Writer}

"How to Handle a Panic Attack While Traveling" - How to keep it together when everything's unfamiliar. {Writer}

"The Flavors of Life" - Diet + animals = everything. An interview with local farmers on the importance of what we grow. {Writer}


"Is Iceland Worth It?" - A personal reflection on this year's hotspot. {Writer}

"15 AirBnB Cabins to Rent This Winter" - Where to wash your hair in snow. {Writer}

"How to Travel More With a Full-Time Job" - Just because you have a 9-5 doesn't mean your passport should collect dust. {Writer}

"The Best Places to Enjoy Fall in the U.S." - Get your cable knit ready. {Writer}

"5 Under-the-Radar California Beach Towns You Need to Visit" - California is host to a number of hidden gems. Here are five of the best. {Writer}

"15 Places to Get Your Taco Fix in LA" - It's impossible to list 'em all. But here's a start. {Writer}

"3 Ways to Spend a Day in Nashville" - It's good for more than country music and hot chicken. {Writer}

"10 Hotels to Stay in at Some Point in Your Life" - We all have buckets lists, but what about places to stay once you get there? {Writer} 

"How to Pack Like a Minimalist Traveler" - It's not about less stuff; it's about how to ensure the stuff you pack means more. {Writer}

"The Introvert's Guide to Group Travel" - You love your friends. You love travel. But you also love, love, love your alone time. Here's how to make it work. {Writer}

"15 Unique Festivals to Discover This Summer" - From doing "the lift" in a lake to downing garlic in Gilroy, here are some inventive ways to spend your summer. {Writer}

"5 Perks of the Dalmatian Coast" - Croatia sure is a charmer. If you don't agree, read this. {Writer}

"The Long Layover: Is It Worth It?" - When to skip the airport (and get the most of a city) when you're short on time. {Writer}

"Tips for Traveling as a Married Couple" - One budget, two personalities. How to get the most out of traveling with your spouse. {Writer}

"I Love Traveling, I Hate Flying" - Exposing my dirty little secret as a lover of travel, hater of planes. {Writer}

"Ljubljana: The Real-Life Town From Shrek That's Better Than Prague" - How to spend a perfect day in Ljubljana, Slovenia. {Writer}

"Why You Should Skip Your Honeymoon (...Or At Least, Wait a Year)" - Making the case for traveling later and loving it. {Writer}

"Must-Visit: Panama City's Casco Viejo Neighborhood" - Why this UNESCO World Heritage site is having a moment and what you can do about it. {Writer}

"Essential Wine Accessories for the Wine Lover" - Intimidated by all that drinking wine entails? Start here. {Writer}

"Why Traveling to Italy Will Make You a Better Person" - Italy holds its own brand of charm; that charm can change us for the better. {Writer}

"Let's Bring Back the Sunday Supper" - A guide for establishing a Sunday supper. Collaboration with Bertolli. {Writer, Photographer & Creative Director}

"3 Ways to Ensure You'll Never Travel- What are the subtle lies we believe that keep us from traveling? {Writer}


"A Cheat Sheet for Escaping to Panama" - How to leave and explore Panama on a whim. Collaboration with {Writer, Photographer & Creative Director}

"Surf, Sand and Laguna Beach" - A review of the Surf and Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, CA. {Writer & Photographer}

"Go West Wild Heart- On checking out and checking "in" as a result of a trip to Alisal Ranch in Solvang, CA. {Writer & Photographer}

"How to Rock a 3-Day Weekend" - Not just an extra day off, but a chance to escape. Collaboration with {Writer}

"The Myths of Wanderlust" - Is wanderlust something solely for the young and free? Collaboration with {Writer}

"Bar Cart 101" - A how-to guide in stocking a proper bar cart for San Pellegrino. {Writer & Creative Director}

"Recreating the Italian Aperitivo" - Detailing this Italian entertaining trend for San Pellegrino. {Writer & Creative Director}


"Why Mary's Turkey's Matter" - Feature interview with partnering farmer for Whole Foods Market. {Writer}

"City Guide: Ojai" - Travel guide highlighting Ojai, CA. {Writer}