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Road Tripping Through Nevada (VIDEO)

Check out this tourism video I shot, directed, and edited for Matador Network and Travel Nevada! Starring Tinger Hseih (dashofting.com) and Adam Francisco. CAMERAS Sony a7SII Sony a7RIII LENSES Sony 24-240mm Sony 55mm Sony 16-35mm GIMBAL Zhiyun Crane V2 DRONE DJI Mavic Pro Follow me on Vimeo or subscribe on YouTube. Email info@globalgirltravels.com for licensing. Behind the Scenes…

Alaska: 25 Photos That Will Convince You to See The Last Frontier

After all, this land used to belong to it’s nearest neighbor Russia, Alaska doesn’t border any U.S. states, and its capital, Juneau, is not accessible via any roads. It’s just different from the contiguous United States, both geographically and culturally. That’s exactly why I love it. There’s a congeniality among native Alaskans, but also a…

Mission Inn and Spa, Riverside, California

Mission Inn & Spa: Riverside, California (VIDEO)

I spent a dreamy afternoon exploring the Mission Inn & Spa in Riverside, California. It felt like a movie, so I made one! CAMERAS Sony a7SII Sony a6500 LENSES Sony 24-240mm Sony 55mm Sony 16-35mm GIMBAL Pilotfly H2 DRONE DJI Phantom 4 Follow me on Vimeo or subscribe on YouTube. Email info@globalgirltravels.com for licensing.

Musicians on Royal Street in New Orleans, Louisiana

10 Things to Eat, See & Do in New Orleans, Part 1

New Orleans is a place where young people go to never grow up; where old people stay to stay young; and where wanderers like me go to reclaim their childish imagination. One must dig up all the cliched superlatives and downright hyperboles to describe what feels like a town of creative outlaws. I felt like…

Snow at Red Gate Farms, Savannah, Georgia

The First Snowfall in Savannah in 28 Years

There was a promise of something big. Something an entire city hadn’t experienced since 1989. I sat glued to the weather forecast, hopeful and ready. Then I heard something — a sharp rain that wasn’t rain after all. It was ice! The sky went gray and the air turned white. It stung a little at…

Red Gate Farms video, Savannah, Georgia

The Savannah Farm of my Dreams (VIDEO)

I pulled my Airstream into a sprawling farm one late night in Savannah, Georgia. An unplanned stop on a roadtrip led me here. Morning broke and I discovered the farm’s beauty. I stayed at Red Gate Farms long enough for my trailer to get dusty and to start making this film. A year later, drawn…

Airstream at Joshua Tree National Forest Park in California

Going West: My Airstream Roadtrip from Texas to California (VIDEO)

 2017 was my year of slow travel. I drove cross-country (twice) in my Airstream. It was my first time seeing the Great Southwest and I was pleasantly surprised. Watch my roadtrip from the quirky arts center of Marfa, Texas to dreamy Joshua Tree, California. CAMERAS Sony a7SII Sony a6500 LENSES Sony 24-240mm Sony 55mm…

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Valladolid: Mexico’s Most Colorful City

I knew when I arrived in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico that I wanted to experience local culture. I stayed at the postcard-perfect Barcelo Maya Grande Resort in Playa del Carmen. In less than two hours by car, I was walking the colorful streets of Valladolid. Named after the former capital of Spain, this colonial city…

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Watch my first film noir: Incognito

When a Hollywood starlet secretly checks into a luxurious resort in Mexico, she can’t escape her fame. Shadowed by a handsome stranger, she finds that solitude may not be what she was seeking after all. My first film noir I had a blast producing my first film noir. Having watched so many classic films, the…

Jessica Peterson of Global Girl Travels holding lifesaver in Mexico

Film: Party at Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Blue Caribbean waters, colorful local dance, ice cold cocktails on a steamy day — this is Riviera Maya, Mexico. I checked into the postcard-perfect Barcelo Maya Grande Resort in Playa del Carmen for a week to document my experience. The resort is one of five on the expansive oceanfront property. I wandered the palm tree-lined…