For me, the two must go together.
A common misconception that outsiders tend to have about me is that I have a never ending supply of money to finance my travels and spend most of my time vacationing.
Oh how Instagram posts can be so deceiving.
So, in order to clear things up, in actuality there’s a lot of working going on behind the scenes of all the play that’s posted. For me, photo sharing is used mostly for my own art purposes as well as documentation. I see it as a gallery of my favorite shots. And although it may look like my life or someone else’s life is all play, work never leaves my side. As my own boss, my business is always at my fingertips through my phone or my computer, which are seldom apart from me. And if they are, the collecting of memories, stories, experiences, photographs and encounters are archived inspiration for my work. For me, work and play are one. (At least most of the time). Continue reading “Work & Travel” »
Parc du Mont Royal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
“Nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun” – Chris McCandless
Just a little over seven hours north of Philadelphia / South Jersey is the second predominantly French speaking city in the world. Straight up interstate 87, just beyond the Catskill and Adirondack mountains of upstate New York, a beautiful European city shimmers along the Saint Lawrence River. Having been to Paris, I can honestly say that Montréal is as close as you can get without going to France. Continue reading “en amour avec Montréal” »
You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of knowing and loving people in more than one place
Over the past few weeks I’ve been slowly posting in segments pieces about my latest expedition to Ghana, West Africa. From start to finish, to the origins that led to the journey, to the many lessons I learned and re-learned throughout, here is the complete archive in one blog post:
1. – Affirmation
2. – Nairobi
3. – Maps
4. – My Lover (Pt. I)
5. – The Despair of the Privileged
6. – Reckless Abandon
7. – Pen & Paper
8. – Lake Bosomtwe
9. – The Grand Portrait
10. – Tourists and Travelers
11. – My Lover (Pt. II)
12. – The Inevitable Sadness
13. – The Burden of Self
14. – Stable Instability
15. – The Front Lines