The Present Perfect

Last week my friend asked me to take some pictures of her kids for this year’s Christmas card. We headed downtown in search of festive decorations and twinkling lights. Her kids...

It had been a while since I went on a weekend trip with the Beirut Street Photographers so I was happy to spend this bright and sunny November day with this...

Visiting one of the floating markets in Vietnam was one of the things I knew I wanted to do on my travels in Southeast Asia (perhaps the only thing I had...

What else can I say about Hoi An other than it’s just so darn cute? I mean, it really is cuter than cute. Perhaps a bit too much so. The center...

Huế (pronounced hway–not hue, as in a gradation of colors, as I so gracefully referred to it when inquiring to the hotel receptionist in Hanoi about the train. Oops.) is a small city...

Or so my Lonely Planet poetically described the city of Hanoi in Vietnam. In the back of of the taxi, fresh off the plane from clean, orderly, and cosmopolitan Singapore, I...

I was really excited for the Singapore leg of my trip for two reasons. First, my friend Erin is obsessed with Singapore having been there several times to visit her parents...

I went to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia on the recommendation of my friend Andy with the promise of cooler weather and the chance to visit a tea plantation. I had already...

I am so incredibly grateful to my friends Muay and Andy from Beirut who invited me to visit them in Phuket  during our summer travels. Muay is Thai and Andy has...

The beach! The water was so warm and wonderful. I think I could stay here forever. (Feel free to listen to this as you scroll through the pictures.)