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Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa

5 Accommodation Ideas for a Safari Holiday

As you probably know from when I visited the Great Barrier Reef and Michaelmas Cay, I am passionate about animals, and so I would love to go off on a safari! There is so much to consider when booking a safari, such where do you want to go, what time of year will you see…

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…

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.

West Highland Way, Scotland

Hiking on the West Highland Way in Scotland

Around 30,000 people from across the world come to Scotland every year to walk the West Highland Way, which takes walkers on a fabulous journey. If you’ve ever seen the 1996 movie Braveheart or the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, you’ve seen glimpses of this gorgeous landscape on the silver screen. If you plan…

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…

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…