My destination articles explore places, people in destinations and ideas related to destinations. These articles also help people travel safer and become wiser travelers.
I wrote this article after participating in a press trip to St. Croix. The article was published in Atlanta's Creative Loafing.
I visited Thailand intent on lying in the sun and doing as little as possible. In fact, I selected a destination in Thailand, far from the pulsing bar scene, trendy beach scene, and tourists traps. I envisioned going to an area in Thailand that was fairly deserted, but still with some of the conveniences of a tourist spot.
While writing for The New York Times I visited Harlem and learned about Danny DeKind, a man who found an important component of black history while renovating his home.
Hair Wars Underground on 125th Streetis an article that I wrote in 1994 for "The New York Times". I wrote this article while on assignment in the feature's department in New York. I discovered this story while browsing through the streets with friends during my first few weeks in the city.