Peggys Cove in Photos

Peggys Cove in Photos

Less than an hour from downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, lies a tiny fishing village called Peggys Cove. With a permanent population of well below...

Meet Giannina

Meet Giannina. She is 34 years old and a native of Lima, Peru. She is one of six children, and was named after one...
The Neighborhoods of San Francisco

The Neighborhoods of San Francisco

Before I visited for the first time, I only associated San Francisco with a handful of things: fog, the Golden Gate Bridge, “Full House,”...
Postcards from New Zealand

Postcards from New Zealand

It's been nearly a year since my last trip to the Land of the Long White Cloud. And yet there's not a day that...
Fire and Ice in Iceland

Fire and Ice in Iceland

After my unexpected near-death experience on a snow-covered Icelandic mountain, I really didn't know what to expect from the second half of the “Essential...
The Time I Almost Died in Iceland

The Time I Almost Died in Iceland

It's no secret that writers often exaggerate events in order to make them seem more interesting or exciting. You know, like writing about “a...