Travel Stories

Hidden Contours in Southern Wisconsin

My wife and I left Chicago without a destination — or even a partially planned itinerary. We simply started driving west. Along the way, we passed through several small farm towns in northern Illinois. And, life seemed normal. The fields were planted, people were outside, and restaurants were open. There […]

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The 8 Best Photography Spots on Maui

As a travel and landscape photographer, I’ve spent a lot of time on Maui. It’s easily one of my favorite destinations on the planet. The island has so much to offer: from beautiful beaches to lush rainforests to an abundance of marine life. In fact, if anything, Maui almost has […]

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The Pros & Cons of Travelling to Bora Bora

We just returned from a trip to French Polynesia. And, what a week! We stayed in an over-water bungalow, we swam with — and photographed — black tip reef sharks, and I briefly commandeered a paddle board to try and escape the St. Regis Bora Bora. We designed our trip […]