On my way to the Arctic Ocean

In three days, another great adventure awaits me. With my faithful REI Venus pack stuffed with Artic-worthy gear and my Pelican 1510SC loaded with camera equipment, I’ll board an Air Canada flight from Los Angeles into Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.… Continue Reading

Qatar Photo Gallery – Four Seasons Hotel Doha

I left Brisbane, Queensland, Australia at 11:30am yesterday morning. Two flights later, I’m in Doha, Qatar…a place I never really meant to go. I arrived in Doha this morning at 4:30am, after an 11 hour Qatar Airways flight from Perth,… Continue Reading

A Message from the U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is bordered by Russia to the north, the Caspian Sea to the east, Iran to the south, with Georgia and Armenia to the northwest and west. The ancient country has a long history of exporting oil and I couldn’t… Continue Reading

On my way to Brisbane, Australia…

I’m off on another adventure! About a decade ago, my friend Bronwen Healy started a nonprofit organization called the Hope Foundation. The organization, based in Brisbane, Australia, and exists to come along side women coming out of addiction and/or the… Continue Reading