Patagonia: Where Scenery Compliments Wardrobe

Originally posted on Jenn Winter:
Well, this is almost a year and a half overdue but, as they say, better late than never. It’s been a busy summer and I’ve had such a wonderful time capturing portraits, weddings and special events.   Usually when I get back from a trip I have to jump right into everything I missed and my images are stored on… Continue reading Patagonia: Where Scenery Compliments Wardrobe

Using Instagram on the Road

Social media has changed how many people travel in the past decade. Before leaving on a trip, we post to Facebook or Twitter, asking for suggestions. We make Pinterest boards that inspire our next destination. We troll internet booking site for good rates and take Yelp and Trip Advisor reviews as gospel when choosing a hotel or tour company. But what about once all of … Continue reading Using Instagram on the Road

Meet Loren, the DTourist to Australia!

I’m so excited to introduce you to Loren Klein, the next DTourist to cover a continent for DoubleTree by Hilton! Loren (along with his wife, Kristen) leave for Australia on Tuesday, January 21 and I cannot wait to follow along on their adventure. Loren is a gifted artist and designer and I know that his photos, videos and posts from Down Under are going to … Continue reading Meet Loren, the DTourist to Australia!

Top Travel Moments from 2013

December 31st always tends to be a day of reflection: another year come and gone, a chance to look back on the highlights, lowlights and an opportunity to look toward the new year. 2013 has been a good travel year for me. I’ve made a list of my top travel moments from 2013, in no particular order. 1. Driving solo around Arizona In May I … Continue reading Top Travel Moments from 2013

A Point of Clarification

On November 21 an article about my DTour experience was published in The Winnetka Current, my local hometown paper. I was interviewed for the article and provided photographs about two weeks before it ran. For the most part, this was an informative piece about my experience with DoubleTree, my trip through Europe and highlights from the adventure. I have had several people contact me in … Continue reading A Point of Clarification


Irene, my good friend in Kenya, always says the same thing to new visitors to her country: “Whatever you thought about Kenya,” she advises, “forget it! Forget all of your expectations right now!” And it’s sage advice to anyone visiting or experiencing a new destination. When I travel, I try hard not to have expectations – to accept each new experience as it happens to … Continue reading #DTour