Articles

I have written for major travel magazines, food websites and journals. This is a selection of my work:

All That Shines Isn’t Silver Vibrant food scene in Silver City, NM
The New York Times

36 Hours in Albuquerque Bike trails, Breaking Bad and more
The New York Times

All Aboard for Las Vegas [pdf] Weekend car-free getaway in the other Vegas (won a feature award from the International Regional Magazine Association!)
New Mexico

Queen of de-Nile [pdf] Learning to love Cairo
Gastronomica

‘Dam Fine Drinks [pdf] Amsterdam discovers cocktails
Conde Nast Traveler

Cancun Is the New Tulum Counterintuitive travel off the beaten path
Perceptive Travel

Smart Money: Merida [pdf] Great value in Mexico
Conde Nast Traveler

Rolling by the River Exploring New Orleans by bicycle
Budget Travel

A Weed by Any Other Name [pdf] Stalking purslane
eGullet

Comfort Me with Falafel [pdf] An Egyptian chef in Queens
eGullet

Eating a Personal Pig A pork feat in Bali
Perceptive Travel

Hot Times in the Riviera Maya Sweating at a luxury resort
Perceptive Travel

DIY Cairo Streets to stroll
LonelyPlanet.com

There’s More to a Guidebook Than Its Cover Which guidebook to buy
Budget Travel

The Deckchair Detective [pdf] Spying on the neighbors in Queens
Urbis Landscapes

The Other Side of Amsterdam [pdf] Child-friendly surprises
Junior

The Whale Sharks of Isla Holbox I’ve never been a strong swimmer…
RoughGuides.com

Nonstop Mexico (with Jane Onstott)
Budget Travel

Picking Crabs in Maryland [pdf] How to make a mess with the best
25 Ultimate Experiences: World Food / Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Eating Barbecue in Texas Hill Country [pdf] Finger-lickin’
25 Ultimate Experiences: USA / Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Ceremonial Dance at Taos Pueblo [pdf] It’s all about the drums
25 Ultimate Experiences: USA / Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Climbing El Castillo at Chichen Itza [pdf] On the Maya pyramid
25 Ultimate Experiences: Mexico / Make the Most of Your Time on Earth