An article I wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle in December 2017 has recently won a couple of writing awards! Quest for the Gray Ghost: Tracking the snow leopard in Ladakh won an honorable mention in the Lifestyle category of the ASJA 2018 Writing Awards, as well as a Gold award in the International Travel […]
While we may enjoy celebrating the accomplishments of badass outdoor athletes, the majority of us have smaller (but no less important) successes. And it’s those things—whether it’s getting out on a hike a number of days in a row or pushing your outdoor goals by going farther, higher, faster—that are the most relatable to everyday […]
Well, not yet. I have one last ski trip planned, and then I can embrace my favorite season. After a few ski trips in Japan, Canada, and California, plus a quick jaunt to Morocco, I’ve been in the home office putting finishing touches on some large projects. I’ll let you know when they’re out in […]
It’s a question regularly asked of working women.
“How do you balance your work and life?”
The simple answer is that you don’t. Instead of doing everything, you’re constantly re-evaluating what has priority in the moment.
For the past few years, my blog was low on that list. But now that I’ve relaunched my website, I’m posting again. Check back regularly for updates, or even sign up for my newsletter to find out what I’m up to.
In the past few months, my San Francisco Chronicle article on Hue, Vietnam, won a Lowell Thomas award (Honorable Mention) for Foreign Travel. I’ve also added many publications to my regular client list.
Today is the launch of the Passports With Purpose fundraiser by travel bloggers to support projects in the developing world. Last year, PWP raised more than $84,000 to fund two schools in Mali (and two adult literacy programs) in partnership with buildOn. The beneficiary of this year’s project is Sustainable Harvest International (SHI), an organization that provides farming families in Central America with the training and tools to preserve our planet’s tropical forests while overcoming poverty.