Tokyo tower streets

7 Things to Know About Japan Travel

Japan is a country where cultural extremes intersect. While the Japanese are known for being at the forefront of innovation, this hasn’t altered their well-preserved tradition and rich Japanese culture. You might see bullet trains complemented by Zen gardens, or temples teeming with salarymen in suits. However, it is this unique combination that makes Japan…

Rene Daniella of Own by Femme in Louisiana

Party, Pamper, Repeat in Louisiana (VIDEO)

See why I fell in love with not only New Orleans, but the great state of Louisiana in this episode I shot and edited for Matador Network and Louisiana Travel. Starring the fabulous Rene Daniella of Own by Femme. See all my Nola adventures on Instagram. Behind the Scenes CAMERAS Sony a7SII Sony a7RIII LENSES Sony…

Ely Nevada aerial

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…

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…

Valladolid, Mexico aerial photograph

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…

Science World, Vancouver, Canada night long-exposure

Watch my Vancouver film: The Vancity Vibe

After our Alaska cruise, the Hubs and I roamed around Vancouver for four days. I didn’t intend to shoot a film there, but the city was so lovely, I was compelled to capture at least a fraction of my visit. Vancity is vibrant, culturally diverse, and endlessly walkable. Lots of locals bike the city. The weather…

Cincinnati Lights, a film by Jessica Peterson of Global Girl Travels

Cincinnati Lights: 120 Seconds in My Beloved Hometown

Cincinnati is one of the most underrated destinations in the U.S. It doesn’t make travel mag best-of lists. It doesn’t get featured in films. It doesn’t have mainstream celebrity chefs. And that is exactly why you should visit. The Queen City is an architecture-lovers playground. The Roebling Suspension Bridge was the prototype for the Brooklyn…

Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs in 22 Pretty Pictures

Palm Springs, California is one of the prettiest cities in America. It’s easy to see why it was the weekend playground of Hollywood elite from the 1930s through the ’60s. Snow-capped mountains tower over a manicured town full of colorful flowers, retro architecture, and shops. Sure, it’s a bubble, but it’s quite simply one of…

San Clemente Pier, California

Travel Film: San Clemente Pier, California

One dusky evening in Orange County, California. Filmed on the San Clemente Pier. Read my 9 Cool Things to Do in SoCal or see my 18 Photos That Will Make You Pack for California. If you like this film, give it a thumbs up or share! Follow me on Vimeo or subscribe on YouTube. What’s…